NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Visit The Treasury in Thames on Anzac Day 2016 to see photographs of Thames soldiers, prisoners' handwork, cards, letters, books, and original plans for the Thames War Memorial. Open 12-3 p.m.

Topics: Anzac Day 2016, Exhibitions Audience: General Located in: Thames
Organised by: Thames Treasury

Kae Lewis explores the continuing connections of Thames and New Zealand to the First World War battlefields of France and Belgium. At The Treasury on 19 November 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Local history, Events, History Audience: Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Thames
Organised by: The Treasury

Thames-Coromandel District Council is developing a conservation plan for the Thames Monument, an early 1920s memorial which commemorates local soldiers who were lost in the First World War.

Topics: Monuments, Memorials, Heritage sites, Lottery Grant Recipients, Local history Audience: historians, architects, Researchers, Local residents, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Thames

A street parade of vintage and veteran military vehicles heading from Thames' main street to the Thames Racecourse, where a battle reenactment will take place, on 11 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Vintage Cars, Vintage Planes Audience: General, Families, historians Located in: New Zealand, Thames
Organised by: Thames Lions Club

The Way We Were is a series of lunchtime presentations at The Treasury in Thames. Come learn about the symbolism and history of Hauraki-Coromandel War Memorials on Monday 16 March 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Memorials, History, Events Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Thames
Organised by: The Treasury

The Way We Were is a series of lunchtime presentations at The Treasury in Thames. Come learn about grief, memory and memorialisation from around the First World War on 19 March 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, History, memory, Events Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Thames
Organised by: The Treasury

Thames Music and Drama presents a collection of songs, recordings, and sketches as a tribute to those who served. At the Tararu Cultural Centre, 13 - 17 March 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Events Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Thames
Organised by: Thames Music and Drama

A book that shares the stories of the soldiers from the Thames region who went off to the First World War. Launched in 2014.

Topics: Books, Publications, Local history, Soldiers Audience: historians, family historians, Genealogists Located in: New Zealand, Thames

St George's Choral presents Haydn's Mass in Time of War as part of Thames' First World War commemorations on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November 2014.

Topics: Classical Music, Events, Music Audience: General, classical music lovers, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Thames

Women of Empire 1914-1918 takes us into the lives of around 30 Anzac women whose lives were transformed by their experiences in the First World War. Exhibiting in Australia & New Zealand.

Women of Empire
Topics: Events, Exhibitions, Women in wartime, Overseas Audience: Families, General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Australia, Auckland, New Zealand, Australia, Nelson, New Zealand, Australia, Porirua, New Zealand, Australia, Thames, New Zealand, Australia, Wellington