NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Two special trans-Tasman concerts commemorating the First World War are being performed in Masterton just before Anzac Day 2017.

Topics: Variety Concerts Audience: general audience Located in: Masterton

Screening of March On and Crossing the Line to coincide with Anzac Day commemorations. Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton, 23 Apr 2017.

Topics: Film Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
Category: Other
Organised by: Regent 3 Cinemas

As part of the service at St Matthew's Anglican Church on 13 November 2016, Wairarapa Singers will be performing excerpts from "The Armed Man" by Karl Jenkins.

Topics: Armistice, choral, peace Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
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The Linking Bridges project aims to build links between two bridges and their communities: Kaiparoro war memorial bridge, Wairarapa and the Bridge Creek memorial bridge at Brooweena, Queensland.

Topics: Memorials, Monuments, Heritage sites, Research, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: Teachers, Students, Descendants, General, local visiitors Located in: Australia, Masterton

How do we remember the First World War? It appears as a tangled mass of opposing views: political, emotional and moral. This exhibition runs at Aratoi from 14 August - 4 October 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Exhibitions, Community contribution, letters Audience: General, children, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

This exhibition runs at Aratoi Museum in Masterton from 14 August - 4 October 2015. All are invited to an artist talk with its artist, Connah Podmore, on Sunday 16 August at 2 pm.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Public Talks & Tours, Fine Art Audience: General, Arts appreciators, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

An exhibition at Masterton's Aratoi celebrating Norman Prior’s war record and highlighting the service of NZ medical staff during the First World War. Runs 14 August - 4 October 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Exhibitions, Military medical care, Medical care Audience: General, historians, local visitors, Historians of health and medicine Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

The Pointon Collection in Masterton shows original clothing from this period in time that so dramatically changed so many lives. Exhibtion runs from 17 April - 1 June 2015.

Topics: Museums, Fashion, Events, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
Organised by: The Pointon Collection

Remember 100 years after the Gallipoli Landings with a programme of readings, tributes and concerts at Masterton's St Matthew's Anglican Church on 22-23 April 2015.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Events, Public Talks & Tours Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

Michelle O'Connell is launching her children's picture book, Leaving for The Front, at Masterton District Library on 18 April 2015.

Topics: Literary, Books, children's books, Events Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
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Author and illustrator Michelle O'Connell will visit Fernridge, Douglas Park and Lakeview School to read her book, Leaving for The Front and to make poppy wreaths for Anzac Day with each class.

Topics: Re-enactments, Creative Projects, Schools, memorial, Commemorations Audience: Teachers, primary school children Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
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An exhibition at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History coinciding with the opening of Featherston Camp one hundred years ago. Opening 22 January 2016.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Military camps, training, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General, historians, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

A ‘pop-up’ exhibition featuring our local boys who fought for us. The free-standing prototypes will then be placed in railway stations in the region. 8 August 2014-8 September 2014.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Touring exhibitions, August 14 Audience: local visitors, General Located in: New Zealand, Carterton, New Zealand, Featherston, New Zealand, Masterton, New Zealand, Wairarapa

A talk by Neil Frances (Wairarapa Archive) about the First World War exhibition in Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History's foyer. 9 August 2014.

Topics: Public talks and tours, August 14, Events Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

A concert of jazz songs from the First World War and beyond. Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton. 10-11 October 2014.

Topics: Events, October 14, Music Audience: local visitors, General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

A community project knitting comforts for soldiers. Part of 'Remember to Remember' exhibition at Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History (8 August-7 September 2014).

 

Topics: Community contribution, Fine Art, Exhibitions, Events, August 14 Audience: Teachers, Artists, Students, Families Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

The first Wairarapa volunteers left from Masterton on August 13 1914, an event that will be re-enacted 100 years later. Masterton Town Square, Masterton, 13 August 2014.

Topics: Events, Re-enactments, August 14 Audience: local visitors, Descendants, General Located in: New Zealand, Carterton, New Zealand, Featherston, New Zealand, Masterton, New Zealand, Palmerston North