NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

02 September 2016

Prime Minister John Key has welcomed the announcement that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will attend the New Zealand Battle of the Somme commemorations in Longueval, France.

02 September 2016

Lieutenant General Tim Keating, Chief of Defence Force, announced further details of the Battle of the Somme centenary commemorations at Longueval, France, on 15 September 2016.

30 August 2016

Since the first official history of the New Zealand Division on the Western Front was published in 1921, no scholarly overview volume has been written, until now.

24 August 2016

A special issue of the Women's Studies Journal enriches our understanding of the First World War, and also our understanding of what it means to be a New Zealander during the years 1914-1918.

22 August 2016

New Zealander’s experiences in France during the First World War will be remembered in a special national commemoration on Sunday 18 September, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says.

17 August 2016

Students from throughout New Zealand are set to benefit from today’s opening of the Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

17 August 2016

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the official opening of the new education centre at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington today.

11 August 2016

Since calling on New Zealanders to share their photos of Māori soldiers, Dr Monty Soutar Senior Māori Historian at Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, has been inundated.

11 August 2016

Veterans’ Affairs Minister Craig Foss has launched the 2016 Battle of Passchendaele Multi-Media Competition, which is open to Year 13 students.

09 August 2016

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.

03 August 2016

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.

03 August 2016

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.

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