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.
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.
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.
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.
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.