NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Free poppy making workshops are being held at Rotorua District Library, 19-20 April 2017. 

Topics: Family & Lifestyle Audience: general audience Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua District Library

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

Topics: war memorial, Lottery Grant Recipients, Restoration projects Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
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Take part in an Anzac Day community art installation, in remembrance of the First World War. Rotorua District Library, 20-25 April 2016.

Topics: Anzac Day 2016, Poppy making Audience: Families, General Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua District Library

Audiences will experience the absurdity and adversity of the attack on Chunuk Bair in this classic play, being performed at Shambles Theatre in Rotorua from 29 July to 8 August 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Theatrical performances, Events, Chunuk Bair, Plays Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
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Create poppies to be part of the Field of Poppies, an Anzac Day community art installation. At Rotorua District Library, 22-24 April 2015.

Topics: Family & Lifestyle, Workshops, craft, Events Audience: General, Families, children Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua District Library

The Rotorua District Field of Remembrance will be installed in Government Gardens between 23 - 28 April 2015 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by ANZAC troops.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Fields of Remembrance, Anzac Day 2015, Local history Audience: General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua

We are holding a Post ANZAC Day Luncheon at Parksyde Community Centre, Rotorua, on Tuesday 28th April 2015.

Topics: Food, Gourmet, Wine Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Category: Other
Organised by: Rachael Watts

The 2015 edition of Opera in the Pa will honour the brave men of the famous First World War Māori Pioneer Battalion. Held at Te Puia, in Rototua, on 21 March 2015.

Topics: Opera, Maori, Commemoration, Events Audience: General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua

Visitors to Rotorua Museum can reflect and to commemorate all those who have served their country with an early opening and programme of events this Anzac Day.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Film, Anzac Day 2015, Events, Museums Audience: General, Descendents, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua Museum

Come and create crocheted poppies at Rotorua Museum on the weekend of 11-12 April 2015 as part of our World War One Centenary commemorations.

Topics: Events, poppies, Commemorations Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua Museum

Rotorua's Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service will be held at 9.30am on Saturday 25 April 2015 at the Energy Events Centre.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Commemorations, Events, Parades, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua District Council

The theme for 2014's Rotorua Sculpture Symposium is 'The Returning Soldier', 29 November-12 December. After the symposium, the sculptures will be installed in Government Gardens.

Topics: Sculpture, Art, Memorials Audience: Artists, General Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Creative Rotorua

A publication which includes profiles of all men listed on the Rotorua First World War cenotaph and Arawa Soldiers' War Memorial in the Rotorua Government gardens.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Publications Audience: historians, local visitors, Local Government Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
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Create crocheted poppies at Rotorua Museum for the First World War centenary. Rotorua Museum, Rotorua. 25 October-27 October 2014.

Topics: Community contribution, October 14 Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua Museum

Honouring the Anzacs through large military displays, memorabilia, film, Anzac memories and more. Rotorua A & P Lifestyle Expo, 24-25 January 2015.

Topics: Events, ANZAC Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Category: Other

Curator of Great War Stories, Chris Rapley, will give a floortalk on the 'Great War Stories' exhibition at Rotorua Museum on Sunday 20 July 2014 at 2pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua Museum

This exhibition at Rotorua Museum tells some of the many powerful stories from the First World War through objects and memories contributed by the Rotorua community. 2 July 2014-2 November 2014.

Topics: Exhibitions, August 14, Events, Lottery Grant Recipients, Local history Audience: local visitors, iwi, whanau, Families Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua