NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Creating a New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium, to coincide with the Battle of Passchendaele centenary in October 2017.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Passchendaele, Belgium Audience: general audiences
Organised by: Passchendaele Society

Two series of flags have been created to commemorate and remember New Zealand’s role on the Western Front and to celebrate New Zealand’s ongoing relationship with France and Belgium.

Topics: France, Belgium, Flags, History, Personal stories
Category: Other

A remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington at 11 am on 7 June 2017 to mark the centenary of the Battle of Messines.

Topics: Messines, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Western Front, Belgium Audience: General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Retired Belgian judge Dominique Cooreman unearthed an almost forgotten battle in Belgium, where more than 1000 NZ soldiers were killed between mid-June to the end of August 1917.

Topics: Belgium, military history, social history, Family History, Publications Audience: Teachers, secondary students, Families, historians
Organised by: Dominique Cooreman

The Belgians Have Not Forgotten is an exhibition created by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, touring New Zealand venues in 2017.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, exhibition, Belgium, Passchendaele Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Christchurch, New Zealand, Dunedin, New Zealand, Hamilton, New Zealand, Wellington

A family return to Armentières 100 year after my Grandfather (Pop) was there during the First World War.

Topics: Belgium, Personal projects, Family History
Organised by: Dennis Burns (Grandson)

Join Belgian composer Jef Neve for In Flanders Fields, a concert exploring the Belgian experience of the war, and New Zealand's relationship with it, at Auckland Museum on 2 April 2016.

Topics: Music, Belgium, Events Audience: General, Music lovers, classical music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
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On 29 October 2015, New Zealand will recognise the outstanding contribution of four Belgians for their services to New Zealand-Belgium relations and war commemorations in a ceremony in Poperinge.

Topics: Belgium, Overseas

The Great War Exhibition hosts Belgian historian Charlotte Descamps, who will speak about the 'iron harvests' of First World War debris. Held in Wellington on 30 September 2015.

Topics: Museums, Events, Public Talks & Tours, Belgium Audience: General, historians, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: The Great War Exhibition