NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

09 June 2016

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.

30 May 2016

A new exhibit at Wellington’s The Great War Exhibition opens on Tuesday, marking the centenary of the Battle of Jutland – the pivotal naval battle of the First World War.

19 May 2016

Four young people from Samoa, Niue, Tonga and the Cook Islands will travel to France for the Somme commemorations in September, after winning a WW100 writing competition.

12 May 2016

An image of a lone soldier at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park has been judged the winner of WW100 centenary progamme’s #MyAnzacDay photo competition.

12 May 2016

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the winners of a photo competition which challenged New Zealanders to define their modern Anzac Day experience.

04 May 2016

A history of the contribution New Zealand’s Public Service made during the First World War provides new insights into the impact the conflict had on the home front, says State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie.

17 April 2016

New Zealand actor Sam Neill and broadcaster Carol Hirschfeld will be judging the recently launched #MyAnzacDay photo competition.

13 April 2016

The popular series, Great War Stories returns to TV3’s Newshub in the week leading up to Anzac Day with a raft of New Zealand stories.

12 April 2016

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating, has announced the scope of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) commitment to this year’s Anzac Day commemorations in New Zealand and overseas.

10 April 2016

The #MyAnzacDay photo competition, coordinated by WW100 - New Zealand’s First World War Centenary Programme is encouraging New Zealanders both at home and overseas to send in a picture of what Anzac Day means 100 years on from the first commemoration.

08 April 2016

A hundred years on from New Zealand’s first Anzac day service, Wellington is again preparing to remember the Anzacs with a programme of events.

30 March 2016

On 25 April 2016, France will launch an architectural competition in New Zealand which will see the winning team commissioned to design the French memorial to be inaugurated at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park by November 2018.

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