Activities & Projects
How did soldiers cook during the First World War, and what food did their families send them? The first of three talks by Te Papa curator Kirstie Ross. Te Papa, Wellington, 22 August 2017, 11:15am.
Queen Elisabeth medal recipient Elizabeth Pinfold's restored grave will be unveiled by the Belgian Ambassador at Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 21 July 2017, 2 p.m.
A commemorative street sign in remembrance of Brigadier-General Bernard Cyril Freyberg will be unveiled. Lyall Bay, Wellington, 18 June 2017.
Join Evan Roberts and his class of American students as they present their research into 22 New Zealand First World War soldiers. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 8 June 2017.
A collaborative work, Flowers of War is inspired by First World War stories and artefacts gathered from local communities and museums. Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, 22 April - 5 June 2017.
The only remaining artefact commemorating the people of Kuaotunu who gave their lives during this war, it is important to restore and preserve it it in honour of their memory for generations to come.
The Great War Exhibition builds on its story by opening the next in its series of temporary exhibitions, “Wounded”. Dominion Museum Building, Wellington, 1 May - 30 June 2017.
With chillingly drawn links to present day conflicts, this exhibition explores the lesser known aspects of the First World War. Auckland Central City Library, 13 April - 31 May 2017.
Free poppy making workshops are being held at Rotorua District Library, 19-20 April 2017.
Join Professor Kay Morris Matthews for a bus tour to Taruheru Cemetery to remember the service of Tairāwhiti nurses who served in the First World War.
The White Crosses project is a nationwide initiative. This field consists of a named cross for every man and woman from the Wellington region who died over 100 years ago.
Two special trans-Tasman concerts commemorating the First World War are being performed in Masterton just before Anzac Day 2017.
Screening of March On and Crossing the Line to coincide with Anzac Day commemorations. Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton, 23 Apr 2017.
Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 25 Apr 2017.
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served in the First World War with the fourth addition to its stamp and coin programme, titled 1917 The Darkest Hour.
Since writing you last... features the letters of four Southland First World War soldiers. Over 1700 pages from 307 letters have been digitised, transcribed, and made available to the public.
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served the First World War with its third addition to the their stamp and coin programme, titled 1916 Courage & Commitment.