NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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A photographic essay on the Construction of Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Hall of Memories, The Carillon, National War Memorial, Wellington 19-24 May 2016.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Memorials and Monuments Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

An Anzac Day service at the Greendale Memorial Gates, Darfield, followed by afternoon tea and a display of First World War memorabilia, on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Commemorative events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Anzac Day 2015, displays Audience: General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Darfield
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To commemorate Anzac Day, the Chiefs' match against the Force at Waikato Stadium on 24 April 2015 will feature a moving tribute to those soldiers who fought in the First World War.

Topics: rugby, Events, Commemoration, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Sports People, General Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: New Zealand Rugby

Unveiling of plaque & dedication of Anzac Lone Pine planting ceremony, 8.30-10 am on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Events, Commemorative events, Trees Audience: General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Ongaonga
Organised by: Ongaonga ANZAC Committee

A memorial artwork installation by renowned NZ artist Max Gimblett will adorn the architecture of St David’s Church on Khyber Pass Road in Auckland for three months from 24 April 2015.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Art, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, local visitors, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
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The Kamo Community Anzac Service will be led by members of the Kaurihohore / Kamo Cooperating Parish and the Anglican Maori Pastorate. Held at the Kamo War Memorial Hall on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Services, Religion, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Whangarei
Organised by: Anglican Maori Pastorate

In honour of Anzac Day, Explorers' GamesMaster Wayne McDougall will present on games, strategy and their relationship to war in history. At Mt Albert Presbyterian Church, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Children, Kids, Holidays, Anzac Day 2015, Education Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

Dancing to classic tunes, community choir singing wartime favourites and afternoon tea at Woodville's Holy Trinity Hall on 26 April 2015. Feel free to come dressed up in period costume.

Topics: Concert, Music, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Woodville
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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

Hawera Repertory Society will perform the first amateur production of ANZAC by John Broughton from 18-25 April, at the Hawera & District War Memorial Community Hall.

Topics: Theatrical performances, Plays, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Hawera
Organised by: Hawera Repertory Society

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum will open immediately following Dunedin's Dawn Service. Join us for morning tea and Anzac biscuits from 7am, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Museums, Food, Gourmet, Wine, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin

Nelson City Brass warmly invites you to celebrate and commemorate the spirit of Anzac through music at Theatre Royal Nelson on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Music, Classical Music, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Concert Audience: Music lovers, classical music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Nelson City Brass

Travel back in time to uncover the experiences of Cantabrians, both at home and overseas, during the First World War. At Christchurch's Canterbury Museum on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Museums, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
Organised by: Canterbury Museum

The NZAFA presents a commemorative exhibition of three themes of work, at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts exhibition space, Wellington, between 23 April - 31 May 2015.

Topics: Art, Fine Art, Events, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

A parade and dawn service to commemorate Anzac Day on this special anniversary. The service will be held outside the Upper Hutt Civic Centre, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Parades, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, veterans, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Upper Hutt
Organised by: Upper Hutt City Council

An insight into the men and women from Plimmerton who served In the Eqypt/Dardanelles campaign. At Emerging Light Gallery, 24 April - 8 May 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Exhibitions, Events, Local history, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Local residents, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Plimmerton

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

A filed of remembrance will be created at Matakana's King George V statue on 24 April 2015, Followed by a performance from the Matakana School Kapa Haka Group.

Topics: Fields of Remembrance, Events, Commemorations, Anzac Day 2015, Community contribution Audience: General, School children Located in: New Zealand, Matakana

Trust Waikato Symphony Orchestra and Cantando Choir present a moving programme on the centenary of the ANZAC landings in Gallipoli. At Hamilton's Founders Theatre, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Concert, Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Music lovers, classical music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton

The Michael King Writers' Centre has asked some leading locals and writers to read the words of New Zealanders who experienced war at first hand, at Devonport's Depot Artspace, 26 April 2015.

Topics: Literary, war literature, diaries, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Devonport

A reading of works by Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, W.H. Auden and contemporary poetry at University Of Auckland's MacLaurin Chapel, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Literary, war literature, Events, poetry, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
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Invercargill Repertory Society presents Maurice Shadbolt's First World War drama 'Once on Chunuk Bair' at the Civic Theatre between 22 and 25 April 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Events, Gallipoli, Anzac Day 2015, Chunuk Bair Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: Invercargill

Discover the causes of the First World War and examine the role New Zealand had in the conflict during 1914-1915 at Te Awamutu Museum from 17 April - 27 October 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Exhibitions, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Te Awamutu
Organised by: Te Awamutu Museum

The Australian youths on reciprical tour will be participating in Anzac events and performing several concerts in Auckland in April and May 2015.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Anzac Day 2015, Events, Performing Arts Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Papakura RSA

A display of  photos and tribute pennants for local fallen Anzacs at Kaeo's Wesleydale Memorial Church, 20-24 April 2015. Powhiri and blessing on 19 April: http://goo.gl/eJ7joJ

Topics: Social & Political History, History, Local history, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Located in: New Zealand, Kaeo

Based on personal accounts from the First World War era, this powerfully evocative play tells the stories of ordinary New Zealanders who enlist and travel overseas. In Blenheim, 18-24 April 2015.

Topics: Plays, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Music Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Blenheim

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is commemorating the First World War with a range of screenings in April 2015. Between 22-24 April they will be screening the drama 'Chunuk Bair'.

Topics: Film, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Film lovers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Other

This will be a special time of commemoration for those left behind after war and catastrophe. On 26 April 2015 at Levin Uniting Church.

Topics: Events, Commemorative events, Services, Anzac Day 2015 Located in: Levin
Organised by: Levin Uniting Church

An Anzac Centenary tribute concert, featuring the West City Concert Band. Performing at the Mt Albert War Memorial Hall on 26 April 2015.

Topics: Music, Anzac Day 2015, Events, Songs Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: West City Concert Band

The Pukekohe East Hall Committee extends an invitation to families of men and women who have gone off to war from the Pukekohe East district. Reflect, remember and share on 26 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Families, Events, Local history, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Pukekohe

Join us at Pataka for an evening of history making on 23 April 2015. Historians will discuss the 'Porirua Anzacs At Gallipoli' exhibition and New Zealand's WW1 heritage sites.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Heritage sites, Events, History, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Porirua
Organised by: PATAKA Art + Museum

An exhibition to honour, commemorate and celebrate the 500 Cook Islands soldiers who served in the First World War. The exhibition runs at Mangere Arts Centre from 22 April - 3 May 2015.

Topics: Pacific Cultures, Cook Islands, Art, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Pacific cultures, General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Manukau

A workshop in central Palmerston North where contributors make a poppy from tissue paper for Anzac day, between 10-18 April 2015.

Topics: poppies, Events, Craft & Object Art, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Join Peter Olsen on a bus tour of a selection of the more than 50 First World War memorials that dot the Manawatu landscape. Departing from Palmerston North on 26 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Memorials, Local history, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, historians, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
Category: Tours or trails

Wellington Citadel Band presents a concert to commemorate the centennial of the Gallipoli landings in the First World War, at Wellington's Salvation Army Citadel, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Classical Music, Events, bands, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Wellington Citadel Band

The National Library of New Zealand have brought together an articulate group of speakers who are passionate about the subject of Māori participation in war. Wellington, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Maori, Anzac Day 2015, symposiums Audience: General, historians, Scholars, Families Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

100 years on from the Gallipoli landings, the Auckland War Memorial Museum honours and remembers New Zealanders who have served, and commemorate the loss of life and of innocence.

Topics: Museums, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Exhibitions, Performing Arts Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

A collection of original artefacts and artworks on loan from the private collection of Greg Moyle. Runs from 1 April to 3 May 2015 at the Estuary Arts Centre.

Topics: Events, Exhibitions, war art, Fine Art, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Orewa
Organised by: Estuary Arts Centre

Bermuda commemorates the centenary of the Gallipoli landings on 25 April 2015 with a dawn service, an afternoon commemoration for an NZEF Private, and an Anzac dinner.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Overseas Audience: General
Organised by: Jane Chapman

This exhibition at PATAKA honours the memories of those from the Porirua area who served on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey between April and December 1915. Exhibition runs from April-3 May 2015.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, WWI soldiers, Exhibitions, Events, Local history Audience: Teachers, Schools, primary schools, secondary schools Located in: New Zealand, Porirua
Organised by: PATAKA Art + Museum

On the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum in Devonport invites you to come and share in our Anzac Day 2015 commemorations.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Devonport
Organised by: Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

The Dunedin RSA Choir will be presenting its Anzac revue at the Dunedin Town Hall on Anzac Day, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Music, Songs, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Music lovers, returned service veterans Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin
Organised by: Dunedin RSA Choir

Porirua Little Theatre & Trust Porirua City Brass present a musical to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli campaign at the PopUp Porirua Little Theatre, 22 April - 2 May 2015.

Topics: Theatrical performances, Performing Arts, Music, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Music lovers, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Porirua

This walk at Wellington's Botanic Garden on 27 April 2015 looks at plants from some of the countries involved in the World Wars and plants associated with peace and remembrance.

Topics: Tours, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Gardeners Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: Wellington City Council

A Fields of Remembrance installation in the Botanic Gardens featuring 866 white crosses to commemorate the Wellingtonians who lost their lives during the war. Running from 10-28 April 2015.

Topics: Fields of Remembrance, Events, Wellington region, Commemorations, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

A light and sound show featuring art and historical imagery projected onto buildings at Pukeahu. The 15-minute loop will run from 7pm to 10pm each night from 18 to 25 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Sound and light show, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Wellington City Council

Letters From The Front is a musical revue that follows one family’s hopes, fears, love and loss during wartime. At Whanganui's Amdram Musical Theatre, 26-26 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Musicals, Theatrical performances, Performing Arts, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Music lovers, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Wanganui
Organised by:

The UCSA will be hosting an Anzac Day service on the University of Canterbury campus to enable the university community to join together to honour all of those who have served in warfare.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Anzac Day 2015, Events, Canterbury Audience: Students Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

Thistle Hall in Wellington is working alongside a dedicated group of artists, performers, historians and activists to bring you the Remember the Peacemakers programme between 20 April - 3 May 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, resistance, Anzac Day 2015, peace Audience: General, Activists Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Thistle Hall

An Anzac service at Wellington's Roseneath street memorial at 10 am on 25 April 2015, followed by a concert at Roseneath Longhall.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Concert, Commemorative events Audience: General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Wellington City Council

Te Awamutu Light Operatic Society presents Lest We Forget, a musical tribute to the ANZACs, at The Woolshed, 16-26 April.

Topics: Choir, Vocal Music, Events, Performing Arts, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Te Awamutu

A play inspired by the 500 Cook Islands soldiers who went to fight for King and Country in the First World War. Playing at Mangere Arts Centre between 25 April - 2 May 2015.

Topics: Performing Arts, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Manukau
Organised by: Mangere Arts Centre

Our suburb's 2015 Anzac Day commemorative service will take place on Brooklyn School grounds, followed by a march down to the Brooklyn Community Centre for light refreshments.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Anzac Day 2015, Services, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by:

Performing Maurice Shadbolt's classic Gallipoli play, 'Once on Chunuk Bair', at the Mana Little Theatre in Plimmerton. 15-25 April 2015

Topics: Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli, Theatre, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Plimmerton
Organised by: Mana Little Theatre

For the first two weeks of the exhibition (18 April-1 May), the Great War Exhibition in Wellington is open until 11pm, offering a wider opportunity to be part of the commemoration.

Topics: Museums, Exhibitions, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: The Great War Exhibition

The Lost Men of Devonport commemorates those men who left and those who stayed in Devonport during the First World War. At Depot Artspace, Auckland, from 11 April - 6 May 2015.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Devonport
Organised by: Depot Artspace

Crows Feet Dance Collective brings 'The Armed Man', their unique and acclaimed First World War dance theatre work to the Carterton Events Centre on 25 April 2015.

Topics: dance, Performing Arts, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Carterton

Christchurch icons Woolston Brass and the Christchurch City Choir bring 'Gallipoli 100 - ANZAC Remembered 2015' to Charles Luney Auditorium on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Music, Performing Arts, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Music lovers, classical music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
Organised by: Woolston Brass

This temporary exhibition at Broadgreen House, Nelson, looks at the effects of the First World War on the Langbein family, who occupied the house at the time. Runs from 4-26 April 2015.

Topics: Museums, Exhibitions, Events, Homefront, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, local visitors, Tourists Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Broadgreen House

Grab a blanket and come down to Dowse Square, Lower Hutt, at 6.30pm on 26 April 2015 for an Anzac Films by Starlight special presented by Hutt City Council.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Film, Gallipoli, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt
Organised by: Hutt City Council

Travel with Steam Incorporated on this Anzac Weekend excursion to the Central Plateau, hauled by the First World War memorial locomotive Ab608 “Passchendaele".

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Passchendaele, railway, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: local visitors, Tourists, General Located in: New Zealand, Feilding, New Zealand, Ohakune, New Zealand, Palmerston North, New Zealand, Waiouru
Category: Other
Organised by: Steam Incorporated

Visit the Nelson libraries between 20 April - 31 May 2015 for a range of First World War commemorative displays, talks & events.

Topics: Education, Events, displays, Public Talks & Tours, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Nelson Public Libraries

The Mt Wellington/Panmure RSA 2015 Anzac Day commemorations include a dawn parade with live music and entertainment throughout the evening.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, RSA, Anzac Day 2015 Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

A special commemoration service for our community run by students and staff on Friday 24th April at 9:30am.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: Teachers, Students, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Whakatane
Organised by: Otakiri School

Join us for this service of worship at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ashburton, on 19 April 2015 to commemorate Anzac Day and 100th anniversary of Gallipoli.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Commemorations, Church, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Located in: New Zealand, Ashburton

A spectacular parade commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, featuring military personnel and vintage war machinery, will weave its way through Wellington on 24 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Parades, Vintage Cars, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Wellington City Council

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

A week-long programme of events in Wellington – including ceremonies, a street parade and light show – to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. 18-25 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Parade, Events, Memorials, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Discover more about Marlborough's role in the First World War at the Marlborough Provincial Museum and Archives, Blenheim, between 25 April and 3 May 2015.

Topics: Museums, Exhibitions, Events, Local history, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: local visitors, General, Students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Blenheim

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

A weekend of commemoration, reflection, education and family fun to mark the centennial of the Gallipoli landings. Around Nelson between 25 and 27 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Anzac Day 2015, Events, Commemorative events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Nelson City Council

Free public talks at Karori Cemetery at 11.00am 2.00pm and 3.30pm on Anzac Day 2015 about soldiers who survived Gallipoli and various Corps with whom Anzacs fought during the war.

Topics: Memorials, Heritage sites, Anzac Day 2015, Gallipoli, Events Audience: General, Descendents, historians Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

The Ryal Bush Anzac Day commemorative service for 2015 is titled 'Blood of Heroes The Seed of Freedom'.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Events, Commemorations Audience: General

A range of public events starting with a service at Wesleydale Church, Kaeo on Sunday 19th April and ending with a free public concert in the church grounds on Friday 24th April 2015.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Events, Commemorations, Concert Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Kaeo

Drawing on his personal connections to Gallipoli, Stanley Palmer presents an exhibition of paintings and monoprints at Wellington's Solander Gallery from 22 April - 16 May 2015.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Anzac Day 2015, Exhibitions, Art Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Solander Gallery

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

Hastings District commemorates Anzac Day 2015 at the Cenotaph in Civic Square with a dawn service, a civic ceremony and a programme of music and community art projects.

Topics: service, Art, Anzac Day 2015, Events, Commemorations Audience: Families, General Located in: New Zealand, Hastings

An exhibition at Mount Maunganui's Classic Flyers Museum to honour local soldiers, their families and the community. Opens Anzac Day 2015 and runs till 23 May.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, aviation, Local history, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, local visitors, Families, Students Located in: New Zealand, Mt Maunganui
Organised by: Classic Flyers Museum

Mark the centennial of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 by attending this special commemoration dawn service at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Commemorations, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Nelson City Council

The Nelson College Scriptorium will be open from 9am-4pm on 25 April 2015, and a college old boy will assist anyone seeking information on any former pupil who served in the First World War.

Topics: Museums, Archives, Research, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: historians, family historians, Family history researchers Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Nelson College

A special centennial Anzac service with representatives from the armed and community uniformed services and cadet units at Nelson Christ Church Cathedral, Sunday 26 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Services, Events, Commemorative events, Anzac Day 2015 Located in: New Zealand, Nelson

Nelson's wartime community spirit is rediscovered at Founders Heritage Park's 1915 Harvest Festival on Monday 27 April 2015.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Markets and Fairs, Home front Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Founders Heritage Park

Palmerston North's Community Arts invites you to take part in its Anzac reflections of life at home during 1914 to 1918. At Square Edge from Friday 24 April to Monday 11 May.

Topics: Home front, community participation, Community contribution, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, School children, School students, Students, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
Category: Other
Organised by: Community Arts

This match at Wellington's Westpac Stadium will be the first of four AFL games held across Australasia on Anzac Day 2015.

Topics: Sports, Sport, Events, Australian Football, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: Sports People, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by:

Soldier's Songs is Wellington Repertory Theatre's 2015 Anzac production, playing in three locations around Anzac Day 2015.

Topics: Performing Arts, Events, Musical performances, Plays, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: theatre goers, Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Rose Hudson

This screening is the Wurlitzer Organ Trust of Auckland's small contribution to the commemorations of the First World War. At Auckland's Hollywood Cinema on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Film, Music, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

For Us They Fell is an exhibition about the men and women of the Waikato during the First World War, at Hamilton's Waikato Museum from 25 April 2015 to 11 November 2018. Tours are available.

Topics: Events, Exhibitions, Lottery Grant Recipients, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, local visitors, Students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Waikato Museum

Over two days, 100 riders and their horses will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in North Canterbury.

Topics: Commemorations, Events, Horses, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: military, historians Located in: New Zealand, Hurunui
Organised by: Erewhon Productions

Commemorating the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli in Turkey on 25 April 2015.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Overseas, International commemorations, Gallipoli Audience: Ballot ticket holders

To create a white cross with name/rank/serial number of every man and women from South Canterbury who died in the First World War.

Topics: Fields of Remembrance, RSA, Anzac Day 2015, Community contribution, Memorials Audience: Descendants, Families, Businesses, General Located in: New Zealand, Fairlie, New Zealand, Geraldine, New Zealand, Timaru, New Zealand, Waimate

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

This exhibition tells of a province at war and will trace the deep and lasting impact of the First World War on the region. Opens at New Plymouth's Puke Ariki 17 April 2015.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Events, Exhibitions, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, whanau, Descendants, Teachers, School students Located in: New Zealand, New Plymouth
Organised by: Puke Ariki

A silent slideshow (inspired by the Berry photographic plates) of formal portraits taken of servicemen before they headed off to the unknown trials of war.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Photography, Local history, Film Audience: local visitors, General Located in: New Zealand, Feilding

Help us to make a crafty display of 5000 poppies for Anzac Day 2015.

Topics: Community contribution, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Lisa Wallace

"The Line of Fire", Capt Matt Gauldie's commemorative bronze statue of Gallipoli artist, mapmaker, & Hamilton hero: Sapper Horace Moore-Jones. Unveiled 27 March 2015.

Topics: Memorials, Monuments, Fine Art, Anzac Day 2015, Sculpture Audience: General, Teachers, Students, Artists Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: TOTI Trust - Hamilton

Restoring the First World War memorial to Maori soldiers in Moutoa Gardens (Pakaitore) Historic Reserve.

Moutoa Gardens memorial (Photo: Janine Faulknor)
Topics: Memorials, Monuments, Lottery Grant Recipients, Facilities, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: local visitors, General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Wanganui

Restoring the Gisborne Cenotaph which was damaged in a 2007 earthquake. The monument is our region’s main First World War monument and the focal point of our Anzac day celebration. 

The Cenotaph at Gisborne
Topics: Memorials, Monuments, Anzac Day 2015, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne

The repatriation of film showing Kiwis at the European and home fronts held in overseas archives and the building of a shared Anzac website to showcase sounds and images of the War.

Topics: Digital, Lottery Grant Recipients, Film, Sound, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

An exhibition of 60 watercolours, prints and sketches by NZ servicemen and official war artists with 250 contemporary watercolours by members of Watercolour New Zealand. Opens 18 April 2015.

NZEF on board Balmoral Castle May 1918. Artist Sydney Higgs.
Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Events, Exhibitions, Lottery Grant Recipients, Fine Art Audience: Families, local visitors, Artists, historians, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Once on Chunuk Bair by Maurice Shadbolt will be performed at Riverlea Theatre, Riverlea Road, Hamilton from April 25 to May 1 2015.

Topics: Events, Theatre, Anzac Day 2015, Performing Arts, Chunuk Bair Audience: Students, Families, historians Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Hamilton Playbox

The Government created Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington to acknowledge the centenary of the First World War. Opened 18 April 2015.

Topics: Memorials, Anzac Day 2015, Legacy projects Audience: General, local visitors, Tourists, Families Located in: New Zealand, Wellington