Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss has launched the 2016 Battle of Passchendaele Multi-Media Competition, which is open to Year 13 students.
ANZAC Heroes – a book supported through Creative New Zealand's WW100 Co-commissioning Fund – won 2016's Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award in the prestigious New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.
Four proposals inspired by a creative dialogue between France and New Zealand will undergo further consideration from a jury made of French and New Zealand members before the winning design is announced in November.
The NZHistory website has compiled, for the first time, comprehensive lists of New Zealanders who protested against, or resisted military service in the First World War.
WW100 is looking for French cultural and community groups and French businesses who are interested in sharing their culture through art, music, song, dance, food, and crafts following the War in France commemorative ceremony on 18 September 2016.
Médaillé Extraordinaire, the first exhibition bringing to light the remarkable story of a New Zealander whose glittering military career spanned 20 years in France’s Foreign Legion, opens in France in July 2016.
Regimental colours and banners representing New Zealand units that served in the First World War will be paraded by New Zealand Defence Force personnel on the Champs-Élysèes during France's Bastille Day military parade.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley will represent the New Zealand government at First World War centenary commemoration events in England and France around the centenary of the commencement of the Battle of the Somme.
Staff and a student from Otago’s National School of Surveying are currently using 3D laser scanning to map the tunnels and caves beneath Arras, creating a stunning virtual world to be explored from the safety of their newly launched website.
Ten Kiwi students have been selected from ten schools from around the country to travel to France this September for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.
A forgotten building that was a safe haven for thousands of New Zealand soldiers during the First World War and which opened in London 100 years ago, is to be remembered with a special installation and dramatic re-enactments.
Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the newly named Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre will be an excellent home for education programmes at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington.