NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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The history of the Pacific Islanders who served in the New Zealand Army in the First World War. Written by Howard Weddell, and published in 2016.

Topics: History, Pacific Cultures, Publications, Books Audience: historians, Descendants, Pacific cultures
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A march and series of ceremonies at parliament to remember the contribution that Cook Island soldiers made to the First World War. In Wellington on 16 November 2016.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Cook Islands, Commemorations Audience: Descendants, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: CISWWO Committee

Head to Auckland's Central City Library on 20 April 2016 to learn about resources and genealogical research about Pacific Islanders who served in the First World War.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, family histories, Pacific Cultures, Genealogy Audience: Genealogists, Descendants, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Auckland Libraries

October 2015 marks 100 years since a group of Niuean men left to serve in the First World War. New Zealand Post is issuing stamps on behalf of Niue that look closer at their contribution.

Topics: Memorabilia, 13 October, Niue, Stamps Audience: General, Niueans, Pacific cultures, Philatelists

Tupe Lualua’s latest dance piece is a response to the devastating Spanish Influenza Pandemic that affected Samoa at the end of the First World War.  In Mangere from 27-30 July 2015.

Topics: dance, Influenza, Samoa, Performing Arts Audience: General, Arts appreciators, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Manukau
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An exhibition to honour, commemorate and celebrate the 500 Cook Islands soldiers who served in the First World War. The exhibition runs at Mangere Arts Centre from 22 April - 3 May 2015.

Topics: Pacific Cultures, Cook Islands, Art, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Pacific cultures, General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Manukau

A play inspired by the 500 Cook Islands soldiers who went to fight for King and Country in the First World War. Playing at Mangere Arts Centre between 25 April - 2 May 2015.

Topics: Performing Arts, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Manukau
Organised by: Mangere Arts Centre

A commemorative service in Wellington in April 2016 in recognition of the contributions of the Cook Islands soldiers who enlisted in the New Zealand Army during the First World War.

Topics: Anzac Day 2016, Services, Events, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands Audience: General, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: CISWWO Committee