Activities & Projects
Spurred On is a compelling interactive documentary following New Zealand actor Dean O'Gorman to Passchendaele, the site of New Zealand's darkest day in the First World War.
Discover more about your ancestors during Family History Month. This workshop is to be held at Taita Community Library on 19 August 2016.
An opportunity to find out more about the Measuring the ANZACs project, using citizen historians to transcribe service files. At the National Library, Wellington, on 20 July 2016.
Discover your First World War soldier at Petone Community Library, Lower Hutt. Sunday 8 May 2016
Discover how to access and interpret First World War records at these hands-on workshops at various Lower Hutt libraries between 19-29 April 2016.
This book, launched in October 2015 by Lt Col Lee Turner with the foreword signed by HRH Princess Anne, records the 100 year history of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.
A free talk at Te Puke Public Library about local man Arnold Watson who joined the Imperial Camel Corp in the First World War. This Family History Month event is held on 27 August 2015.
Personal stories told by family about the soldiers and nurses who served in the First World War, collected alongside performances of the play Sister Anzac.
Family History Librarian Seonaid Lewis looks at the different types of First World War documents available for family research. At West Auckland Research Center, 12 May 2015.
ANZAC Reflections, Memoirs and Memories, presenting a special programme of beautiful music and readings commemorating those who have given their lives, and reflecting on the effects of war.
Offering a free service to descendants where I lay a poppy or card at New Zealand memorials or ancestors' graves during a trip to Gallipoli around Anzac Day 2015.
In this talk, librarian Maureen West will examine the conditions under which prisoners of war lived during the First World War. Held at Titirangi Library, 23 April 2015.
Family History Librarian Seonaid Lewis looks at the different types of First World War documents available for family research. At Titirangi Library, 22 April 2015.
Two family history lunchtimes series talks to commemorate New Zealanders' contribution to the First World War at Auckland's Central City Library, Wednesday 15 April.
The Nelson College Scriptorium will be open from 9am-4pm on 25 April 2015, and a college old boy will assist anyone seeking information on any former pupil who served in the First World War.
Over 100 identified/named photographs of New Zealand military nurses upload to the NZANS website.
Creating a slide show presentation featuring the records of 213 soldiers who left Ngāruawāhia for the First World War. Completed in time for the centenary of the Gallipoli landing, 25 April 2015.
A book that shares the stories of the soldiers from the Thames region who went off to the First World War. Launched in 2014.
Online list of members of the NZ legal profession who lost their lives while serving in the First World War. Biographies of all 51 lawyers on the Roll have been added. Further input is welcomed.
The WW100 website displayed the names of all those who departed with the Main Body and 1st Reinforcements from Wellington on 16 October 1914 around the centenary of the event.
A set of 'yarns' or true stories and some heroic actions by New Zealanders on Gallipoli. Opening at the Army Museum on Anzac Day 2015.
Research into the men and women listed as "killed in action" during the First World War on war memorials in Upper Clutha, published into a book titled Courageous and Free in November 2016.