Activities & Projects
Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 25 Apr 2017.
A ceremony on Petone Beach on 13 November 2016 to remember those souls of all nations who sailed over the sea, may have fought at sea and may have died at sea during the First World War.
A unique programme to mark the centenary of one of the first Anzac Day observances, in Petone, Wellington.
Author and illustrator Michelle O'Connell will visit Fernridge, Douglas Park and Lakeview School to read her book, Leaving for The Front and to make poppy wreaths for Anzac Day with each class.
Marlborough Brass Bandsman Denis Teeling is sounding the Last Post for 100 days from 15 January until 24th April 2015, each evening at 1800 hours at the Blenheim Cenotaph in Seymour Square.
Come to a vigil at Wellington's Cathedral of St Paul on Friday 24 April 2015 to remember those who have died in war, and give thanks for those who served.
On 16 October 2014 the first Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails sign will be unveiled on the Wellington waterfront.
The Office of the Clerk is incorporating First World War centenary commemorative aspects into the State Opening of the 51st Parliament on 21 October 2014.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle for Chunuk Bair. 8 August 2015, New Zealand Memorial at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli Historical National Park, Turkey.
The main ceremony will be held in Parliament Grounds with a 100-Gun Salute being fired on Wellington’s waterfront outside Te Papa. 4 August 2014, 9 to 9.30 am.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. 15 September 2016, Longueval, France.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Messines. 7 June 2017, New Zealand Memorial, Mesen, Belgium.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 12 October 2017, Ypres, Belgium.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba. 31 October 2017, Beersheba (Be’er Sheva), Israel.
Marking the 100th anniversay of the Liberation of Le Quesnoy. 4 November 2018, Le Quesnoy, France.
On August 16th 2014 we will unveil a plaque commemorating the 8th (South Canterbury) Regiment of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles who left for the First World War exactly 100 years earlier.
Arahoe School unveiled their First World War commemorative artwork at a dawn ceremony on Monday 28th July 2014.
A service at Lyttelton commemorating the troopship embarkation (24 May 1914) of the Canterbury Infantry Regiment and Mounted Rifles to join the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. 24 September 2014.
On Anzac Day 2014 a guard of New Zealand Cadet Force members will be posted for a continuous 24 hours on the memorial gate at Otago Boys High School in Dunedin.
A dawn service will be held this Anzac Day 25 April 2014 at the First World War cenotaph in Cass Square Hokitika, with 183 white crosses for the members of this area lost during the war.
Following the celebration of the Eucharist (Mass) in St Mary’s Church, Foxton, on Tuesday 15 July 2014, a wreath will be laid at the grave of Fr Patrick Dore MC.
Anzac Day commemorations in Geraldine, April 25-26 2014.
Mid-morning civic Anzac Day service at Takapau to commemorate the 1914 Divisional Camp, 25 April 2014.
Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Wellington Batallion capture of Chunuk Bair on Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. Events in Napier will include a service, beating retreat and military ball.