NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

Event: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington. Mon 8 Jan 2018 - Mon 22 Jan 2018 / Children, Kids, Holidays.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays Audience: Families, children Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails

Drop in for this school holiday activity and we’ll put you through your paces in this lively, interactive experience.  Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland. 9-15 October 2017.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays Audience: School children, children, Primary students Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

To mark the official commemoration of the War in France on 18 September 2016, the Great War Exhibition will be offering its very popular poppy making workshop.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Poppy making, Events Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Great War Exhibition

Anzac themed stories followed by a creative paper or clay poppy craft at Palmerston North Central Library, on 21 April 2016.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Anzac Day 2016, poppies, craft Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

This display, drawn from Tairāwhiti Museum’s collections, reflects on children’s experiences of war. On display in Gisborne between 1 April -  19 June 2016.

Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Children, Kids, Holidays, Home front Audience: General, children, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne
Organised by: Tairawhiti Museum

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

All visitors to Auckland's Sky Tower are invited to take part in their special commemorative activities between 20 and 27 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Children, Kids, Holidays Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Category: Other
Organised by: Sky Tower

The beautifully restored coal range at Parnell's historic Highwic will be fired up on April 15 2015 for a First World War school holiday activity – soldiers biscuit and poppy making.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Food, Gourmet, Wine Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Highwic

Discover our ANZAC heritage in school holiday activities at your local Wellington City Libraries and Community Centres throughout April 2015.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Libraries Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Join us at Auckland's Torpedo Bay Navy Museum between 7-19 April 2015 to make a candle holder which will house a candle for you to light at home in remembrance on the morning of Anzac Day.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, craft, Events Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

Bring the kids along to hear stories and poems about Anzac Day and why we use poppies to remember the fallen soldiers. Palmerston North Central Library, 17 April 2015.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, poppies, Education, Events Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Exploring the impact of the First World War on the lives on children, and the expectations placed on them by the adult world. At Wellington's Turnbull Gallery 24 Nov 2014 - 27 Feb 2015.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Children, Kids, Holidays, Libraries, Ephemera Audience: School children, School students, Teachers, historians, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington