Activities & Projects
A commemorative service marking the centenary of the Battle of Messines will be held at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Wednesday 7 June 2017 at 11am.
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.
A monument to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of the New Zealand Shipping Company vessel SS Otaki on 10 March 1917, unveiled by the Governor General at Ōtaki College.
A ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque near France's future memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, will be held on 18 November 2016.
A march and series of ceremonies at parliament to remember the contribution that Cook Island soldiers made to the First World War. In Wellington on 16 November 2016.
A service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, at Timaru Botanic Gardens on 18 September 2016.
Join the residents of Radius Fulton Care Centre, Dunedin, on 15 September 2016 as they remember those who fought in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
A ceremony of remembrance will be held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on the centenary of New Zealand's entry to the battle: 15 September.
A remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on 18 September 2016.
Join students from a French and a New Zealand high school as they commemorate the first day of the Battle of the Somme, with songs, poems and readings, at Auckland Museum on 1 July 2016.
A remembrance service at Nelson's Founders Heritage Park on the centenary of New Zealand's entry into the Battle of the Somme, 15 September 2016.
A small exhibition and service of remembrance to mark the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme at Remuera Rackets Club, Auckland, on 1 July 2016.
A commemorative service to mark the centenary of the opening of New Zealand No.1 Hospital at Brockenhurst, held at All Saints Garrison Church, Burnham Military Camp, on 29 June 2016.
A service of gratitude at the Mazargues War Cemetery in Marseilles to commemorate the centenary of the NZEF's landing in France on 11 April 1916.
A re-enactment of the Kaikoura Mounted Riders leaving to join the Canterbury Mounted Rifles contingent at Kaikoura's Anzac Day commemorations on 25 April 2016.
To mark the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, a commemorative tree will be planted in the Matata Rest Area on 5 March 2016.
This exhibition has a focus on the men from Blenheim who served in the First World War, and local Marlborough context of the day. Held at Bookworld, Blenheim, 12-14 February 2016.
A programme of commemorative events surround the unveiling of the New Zealand Tunnelling Company memorial dedication in Waihi's Gilmour Reserve on 22 January 2015.
This event is pay tribute to New Zealand and Australian parliamentary staff who enlisted and served in the First World War. Held at Wellington's Cenotaph on 20 January 2016.
From 11 November - 2 December 2015, over 860 light poles will cover Wellington's Appleton Park, lighting up in the wind, and representing Wellingtonians who lost their lives at Gallipoli.
An Armistice Day commemorative service at the Cenotaph, followed by the launch of the street-naming initiative 'Poppy Places' at the Central Library on 11 November 2015.
On 8 November 2015, Christ Church in Whangarei will host two services to remember the lives of all those lost in war.
Every day at 5pm, a Last Post ceremony is conducted on the forecourt of the National War Memorial in Wellington. Any person can be a part of this daily remembrance, conducted by the NZDF.
An open air service to commemorate Armistice Day on 11 November 2015 at the Blenheim War Memorial in Seymour Square. Everyone is welcome to attend.
More than seventy members of 5/7 Battalion, RNZIR, will conduct a charter parade in Stratford on 8 August 2015 to mark the centenary of the Battle for Chunuk Bair.
Armistice in Cambridge commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Held at Mighty River Domain, Cambridge, on 7-8 November 2015.
Join Auckland War Memorial Museum on 8 August 2015 to commemorate the Battle of Chunuk Bair with a commemoration service, a presentation of ANZAC images, poetry, waiata and theatre.
Join The Great War Exhibition and New Zealand Cricket Museum in Wellington as they commemorate Hāmi Grace and the centenary of the battle in which he died, Chunuk Bair, on 8 August 2015.
Join the Wellington City Council and the Wellington RSA to pay tribute to the many soldiers that lost their lives on 8 August 1915 with a dawn service at the Cenotaph one hundred years on.
A commemorative concert and display to commemorate 100 years since the battle for Chunuk Bair began. At the Dannevirke Town Hall on 8 August 2015.
Dannevirke & Districts RSA are planning a Lone Pine in commemoration of Chunuk Bair, near the Cenotaph in the Dannevirke Domain on 8 August 2015.
The South Canterbury WWOne Centenary Committee are holding a service to commemorate the battle for Hill 60 in Gallipoli at Timaru's Botanical Gardens on 23 August 2015.
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.
The national ceremony to mark the centenary of the battle for Chunuk Bair during the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign will take place on 8 August 2015 at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in 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.
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.
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.
All visitors to Auckland's Sky Tower are invited to take part in their special commemorative activities between 20 and 27 April 2015.
Guided bus journeys around Kaeo's local urupa, cemetery and historic sites will be offered on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April 2015.
Barge journeys around historic sites in Whangaroa Harbour will be available between 10 and 2 on Thursday 23 April 2015.
A free concert performed by The Band of the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery marking the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign. At Titirangi War Memorial Hall on 19 April 2015.
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.
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.
A street parade of vintage and veteran military vehicles heading from Thames' main street to the Thames Racecourse, where a battle reenactment will take place, on 11 April 2015.
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.
An Anzac service at Wellington's Roseneath street memorial at 10 am on 25 April 2015, followed by a concert at Roseneath Longhall.
Join us at the Hamilton City Council for the unveiling of “The Line of Fire” – a commemorative artwork by Hon Captain Matt Gauldie – on 27 March 2015.
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.
Travel with Steam Incorporated on this Anzac Weekend excursion to the Central Plateau, hauled by the First World War memorial locomotive Ab608 “Passchendaele".
The Mt Wellington/Panmure RSA 2015 Anzac Day commemorations include a dawn parade with live music and entertainment throughout the evening.
A special commemoration service for our community run by students and staff on Friday 24th April at 9:30am.
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.
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.
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.
Commemorating the march that 60,000 of New Zealand's First World War troops made over the Rimutakas from Featherston Camp to Upper Hutt with a re-enactment march and a memorial.
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.
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.
Rotorua's Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service will be held at 9.30am on Saturday 25 April 2015 at the Energy Events Centre.
The Torpedo Bay Navy Museum's WW100 Commemoraitve Pavilion and A.D. Boyle Room, opening on 7 March 2015, will be the first national memorial dedicated to naval service.
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.
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.
Travel with Steam Incorporated on this special Anzac excursion one way from Wellington to Paekakariki on Anzac Day 2016.
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.
A commemorative service to remember not only Scottish Society members and sons of members who enlisted but all New Zealanders. At Christchurch's Scottish Society Hall, 10 May 2015.
Commemorating Remembrance Sunday at Auckland War Memorial Museum this year are dance troupe Feisty Feet and Auckland Girls’ Choir. Held in the WWI Sanctuary on 13 November 2016.