NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Listen to stories of rugby in the First World War told by Clive Akers, Evan Torrance and Geoff Watson at Te Manawa Museum, Palmerston North, on 11 November 2015.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, rugby, Sport, History Audience: Sports People, General, children Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

On 29 September 2015 the NZDF's rugby team, the Defence Blacks, plays a commemorative match against a French selection in Paris.

Topics: rugby, Sports, Events, Overseas Audience: Sports People, General, Expats

On 3 October 2015 the NZDF's rugby team, the Defence Blacks, will play a one-off match in the Dave Gallaher Memorial Tournament against the Belgium national team in Zonnebeke, Belgium.

Topics: rugby, Sports, Events, Overseas Audience: Sports People, General, Expats

Join The Great War Exhibition and New Zealand Cricket Museum in Wellington as they commemorate Hāmi Grace and the centenary of the battle in which he died, Chunuk Bair, on 8 August 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Chunuk Bair, Cricket, Gallipoli Audience: General, historians, Sports People, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: The Great War Exhibition

This exhibition at Wellington's Basin Reserve commemorates the men who were heroes on the cricket pitch before giving away the game to join the First World War. From 25 April - 25 July 2015.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Sports, Cricket Audience: General, Sports People, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

To commemorate Anzac Day, the Chiefs' match against the Force at Waikato Stadium on 24 April 2015 will feature a moving tribute to those soldiers who fought in the First World War.

Topics: rugby, Events, Commemoration, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Sports People, General Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: New Zealand Rugby

Dunedin's Forbury Park is hosting a commemorative race evening to remember the role that horses, their riders and attendants played in the First World War on 30 April 2015.

Topics: Horses, Events, Commemorations, Mounted rifles Audience: General, Sports People Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin
Organised by: Forbury Park

This year's annual Trans-Tasman clash will be more spectacular than ever as it links with the First World War Centenary. Held at Christchurch's Burnside Bowling Club, 18 - 20 March 2015.

Topics: Lawn Bowls, ANZAC, Sports, Events Audience: General, Sports People Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
Organised by: Bowls New Zealand

This match at Wellington's Westpac Stadium will be the first of four AFL games held across Australasia on Anzac Day 2015.

Topics: Sports, Sport, Events, Australian Football, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Sports People, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
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'Christmas Truce: Football Remembers' is a 5-a-side Futsal tournament, for 12 to 13 year olds, held on 10 December at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie, Wellington. 

Topics: British High Commision, Allies, Football, Sport, Events Audience: Teachers, Parents, children, Sports People, General Public Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: British High Commission