NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.

Topics: Memorials, Hospital ships, Maheno, ANZAC, Australia Audience: General, Tourists

Chinese Anzacs: Australians of Chinese Descent in the Defence Forces 1885-1919 - Second Edition revised to include New Zealand-born Chinese of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1914-1919.

Topics: Chinese, History, ANZAC, Publications, Book Audience: Descendants, historians Located in: New Zealand, Australia, Wellington

New Zealand and Australian artists commemorate the Anzac legend 100 years after it was forged at Gallipoli. Exhibition held at Porirua's PATAKA Art + Museum, 27 November 2015 - 7 February 2016.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Art, ANZAC Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Porirua
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The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.

Topics: ANZAC, Art, Fine Art Audience: General, Arts appreciators, Teachers
Organised by: Australian War Memorial

On 24 September 2015, the National Library hosts a talk by Dr Mark Sheehan on how young people are seldom encouraged to think critically about what Gallipoli means to them nowadays.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, History, Events, ANZAC, Education Audience: Teachers, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

A ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the planting of pohutukawas “in commemoration of the brave deeds done by our soldiers in Gallipoli” in Eastbourne, on 14 July 2015.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, ANZAC, Trees Audience: General, returned service veterans, Local residents, School children Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt
Organised by: Easbourne Memorial RSA

A new theatre work developed by Long Cloud Youth Theatre and Canberra Youth Theatre looking at the development of the Anzac relationship. On at BATS Theatre, Wellington, 23-31 October 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Theatrical performances, Events, ANZAC, Australia Audience: General, Youth, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Former Wallaby lock, newspaper columnist, broadcaster and author Peter FitzSimons joins the Auckland Writers Festival from Sydney to talk about his latest book Gallipoli on 15 May 2015.

Topics: Literary, Australia, ANZAC, Events, Public Talks & Tours Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

To commemorate the battle and Anzac Day, Auckland's Academy Cinemas will have some special screenings of the 1981 classic film 'Gallipoli' on 25 and 26 April 2015.

Topics: Film, Gallipoli, ANZAC, Events Audience: General, Film lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Academy Cinemas

We have commissioned local sculpture artist Nic Clegg to make and instal 7 corten poppy seed heads at the Tauriko Business Estate. They will be erected the week starting 20 April 2015.

Topics: public art, Sculpture, poppies, ANZAC Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

Marking the Gallipoli centenary, and celebrating the enduring spirit of ANZAC, the Royal New Zealand Navy Band presents a concert at the Auckland Town Hall on 30 March 2015.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Music, Performing Arts, Events, ANZAC Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

Lake House Arts Centre is organising and installing a Peace Poppy display for the Anzac Day 2015 commemorations.

Topics: Public & Community Arts, ANZAC, Peace Poppy Project, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Lake House Arts Centre

This year's annual Trans-Tasman clash will be more spectacular than ever as it links with the First World War Centenary. Held at Christchurch's Burnside Bowling Club, 18 - 20 March 2015.

Topics: Lawn Bowls, ANZAC, Sports, Events Audience: General, Sports People Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
Organised by: Bowls New Zealand

Author Philippa Werry talks about Anzac Day and her recent visit to Gallipoli. Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library, Wellington. 2 October 2014. 

Topics: Public talks and tours, Events, ANZAC, Gallipoli Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

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
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A personal quest to show 100 postcards portraying New Zealand and her people during the First World War.

Topics: Personal projects, ANZAC, History, Photography, August 14 Audience: General, Families, Researchers, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Glenn Reddiex