NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Programme overview

We have prepared a series of information sheets about New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme.


Information sheet 1 - The programme overview

This information sheet (number 1) provides a general overview of New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme. It also explains who is involved, the nature of the programme and where to get more information.

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Information sheet 2 - Our programme narrative

This information sheet (number 2) provides a high-level narrative of New Zealand's participation in the First World War, and details the six themes of the programme:

  • 2014: Duty and Adventure
  • 2015: The Anzac Connection
  • 2016: Transition - a National War Effort
  • 2017: The Grind of War
  • 2018: The Darkness Before the Dawn
  • 2019: Finding Our Way Back

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Information sheet 3 - NZ Occupation of German Samoa

This information sheet (number 3) provides an overview of New Zealand’s Occupation of German Samoa in 1914.

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Information sheet 4 - Departure for the First World War

This information sheet (number 4) is a copy of the first Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails interpretative sign, which is located on the Wellington waterfront.

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Programme overview diagram

This diagram supplements the information sheets (number 1 and 2), providing a visual overview of New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme.

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