NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

18 April 2017

With Anzac Day fast approaching researchers are hoping to locate two missing flags presented to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade in England in 1919 and are looking for help from the public.

18 April 2017

With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow.

18 April 2017

A highly complex University of Otago project to preserve the unique Kiwi character of World War I tunnels in France has reached a milestone.

13 April 2017

Veterans’ Affairs Minister David Bennett has launched Battle of Passchendaele competitions for Year 12 and 13 students.

07 April 2017

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s overall win at this year’s New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture annual awards is a fitting accolade for this special place of remembrance.

07 April 2017

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson heads to France to represent New Zealand at commemorations for the centenary of the Battle of Arras.

06 April 2017

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today announced that New Zealand has updated its travel advice for Turkey. 

05 April 2017

The Great War Exhibition continues to build on its world class story by opening the next in its series of temporary exhibitions, “Wounded” on Anzac Day 2017.

05 April 2017

New Zealand Post tells the story of mother of 10, Ellen Knight, who lost three sons during the war, in its latest series of stamps commemorating the First World War.

29 March 2017

Here's your opportunity to work as an Advisor or Senior Advisor in the First World War Centenary through to early 2019.

27 March 2017

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s First World War stories have been brought to life through a series of short animated videos.

21 March 2017

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the ties between New Zealand and Turkey were strengthened further today with the unveiling of the Turkish Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

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