NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

24 March 2016

WW100 and Te Papa have partnered together to bring you the official Ngā Tapuwae pin. Pre-orders are now available, so that you can get the pin in time for Anzac Day.

22 March 2016

Recent research has shown that the total number of New Zealand soldiers who served at Gallipoli in 1915 is certain to have been more than 16,000.

16 March 2016

A stunning image and sound event at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park will give people another opportunity to remember and pay tribute to these Anzac commemorations.

14 March 2016

Historian Anna Rogers has signed up to write the New Zealand medical services volume in the Centenary History Programme series of publications commemorating New Zealand's involvement in the war.

09 March 2016

The centenary of the horrific Battle of the Somme and the enduring impact of the First World War on New Zealand society will be marked by the WW100 programme this year, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says.

25 February 2016

Images of Māori First World War servicemen are wanted for inclusion in an authoritative history book on the Great War due for publication in 2017.

22 February 2016

Serve for New Zealanders, a new concept where members of the public are encouraged to undertake some form of volunteering on a national holiday, will be piloted on Anzac Day 2016, coinciding this year with the RSA’s centenary.

18 February 2016

One of the first international military rugby trophies, the Somme Cup, is on display at the National Army Museum in Waiouru until 26 April 2016.

18 February 2016

The Gallipoli poster exhibition, ‘From hostility to lasting friendship,’ opened at the National Library of New Zealand on Thursday 11 February.

17 February 2016

New Zealand Post's new commemorative RSA 100 Years of Service issue consists of six stamps and a coin that portray the RSA's identity and history.

16 February 2016

The mana attached to Rotorua’s Te Arawa Soldiers Memorial will be restored thanks to a large contribution from the Lotteries World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Fund.

03 February 2016

Creative New Zealand is pleased to announce the fourth round of grants from its First World War Centenary (WW100) Co-Commissioning Fund.

 

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