NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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A breakfast event providing a poignant and humorous look at the First World War, with songs and readings. Star and Garter Restaurant, Oamaru, 15 November 2014.

Topics: Events Located in: New Zealand, Oamaru
Category: Other
Organised by: Star and Garter

Memorial concert to commemorate the First World War, its impact on the Oamaru District and the Oamaru Garrison Band of the day. April 2015.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Performing Arts, Music Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Oamaru
Organised by: Oamaru Garrison Band

Re-engraving commemorative plaques with the names of remembered soldiers, and erecting information panels at each of five North Otago war memorial oak tree groves.

North Otago memorial oaks
Topics: Memorials, Monuments, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General, local visitors, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Oamaru
Organised by: Memorial Oaks Committee

The North Otago First World War Roll of Honour has been professionally conserved to ensure that it is available for research use.

An image of the face plate in the Roll of Honour
Topics: Local history, conservation Audience: Descendants, Researchers, Family history researchers, local visitors, General Located in: New Zealand, Oamaru
Organised by: North Otago Museum

Discover how the First World War changed life for people in the Waitaki District in an exhibition at North Otago Museum, from 13 September 2014 and 29 March 2015.

Topics: Exhibitions, Local history, Personal stories, Homefront, Events Audience: General, Descendants, Families, Schools, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Oamaru
Organised by: North Otago Museum

The North Otago Museum is developing an online resource linking information on North Otago Memorial Oaks with the Cenotaph database and information from the Waitaki District Archives.

Topics: Memorials, Research, Digital, Online Cenotaph, Trees Audience: Teachers, Descendants, Family history researchers, General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Oamaru
Organised by: North Otago Museum

Building up a list of First World War casualties, from various sources.

Topics: Research, Personal projects Located in: Oamaru
Organised by: Judy Moffat