NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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The WW100 website displayed the names of all those who departed with the Main Body and 1st Reinforcements from Wellington on 16 October 1914 around the centenary of the event.

A selection of the names displayed in one of the features
Topics: Digital, online resources, Departure of troops Audience: historians, General, family historians, Descendants, Community Groups
Organised by: WW100 Programme Office

On 16 October 2014 the first Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails sign will be unveiled on the Wellington waterfront.

Ngā Tapuwae logo
Topics: Departure of troops, Ceremonies, Commemorations, Events, Heritage trails Audience: General, historians, local visitors, Tourists Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: WW100 Programme Office

Join knowledgeable guides on a commemorative walk of significant events relevant to Wellington’s war history. 16-18 October 2014.

Topics: Public talks and tours, Events, October 14, Departure of troops Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: Wellington City Council

On 15 October, Wellingtonians are invited to enjoy the opportunity to look over Te Kaha during her port visit before she marks the official commemoration of the departure of the Main Body.

Topics: Events, October 14, Departure of troops, Public talks and tours Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: Royal New Zealand Navy

A narrated concert by Leys Orchestra recalling the patriotic music of a century ago that roused brave men sent overseas and comforted those at home. Freemans Bay Community Hall, 28 September 2014

Topics: Classical Music, Departure of troops, Events Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Leys Orchestra

A series of events focused on Dunedin and Otago during the First World War, and particularly the first troop departures. Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 28 September 2014.

Topics: Public talks and tours, Departure of troops, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin