NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

An exhibition of a quilt created by the people of Cambridge as a gift to their sister town of Le Quesnoy, France to mark the centenary of the liberation of the town during the First World War. St Andrews Anglican Church, Cambridge, 23-24 Sept 2017, 10am - 4pm.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Le Quesnoy Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge

Make your own ‘Flower of War’ and you could inspire the creation of a new work for the Flowers of War wreath. Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, 3 June - 5 June 2017.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Exhibitions Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
Organised by: Canterbury Museum

A exhibition at Carterton Events Centre using painting, textiles and ceramics to commemorate New Zealand's First World War soldiers. From 28 July to 5 September 2015.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Events, Exhibitions, Fine Art, Community contribution Audience: General, Crafters Located in: New Zealand, Carterton
Organised by:

The war sTOrY exhibition explores methods that are imbued into our psyche to make the sacrifices of war possible. On at Tin Palace, Lyttelton, from 5-23 August 2015.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Events, Exhibitions, Soldiers, Fine Art Audience: General, children, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Lyttelton
Organised by:

In 2014 the Gisborne Quilting Group produced 14 small quilted samplers to commemorate the First World War. These are on display at Gisborne's Tairawhiti Museum from 26 June - 26 July 2015.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Exhibitions, Events, craft Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne
Organised by: Gisborne Quilting Group

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

The Tauranga Embroiderers’ Guild is hosting an exhibition at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre with a special focus on 'Remembering Anzac in Stitch'. Runs 13-17 May.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, Exhibitions, Events Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

1000 felt poppies will be placed outside the Estuary Arts Centre in Orewa in the week before Anzac Day 2015. The public are invited to take a poppy as a sign of remembrance.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, poppies, Peace Poppy Project, Events, Exhibitions Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Orewa
Organised by: Estuary Arts Centre