NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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A number of excursions on the Passchendaele steam train are planned to commemorate the battle in which New Zealand experienced one of its darkest days.

Topics: Passchendaele, train, Family Entertainment Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Te Papa

Get a sense for life during the First World War at Anzac in Action 2018. Rangitata Island Aerodrome, Geraldine, 21-22 Apr 2018.

Topics: Family Entertainment Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Geraldine

Round up the troops for a day full of family entertainment at Founders Anzac Fair. Held at Nelson's Founders Heritage Park, on 23 April 2017.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Events, Families, Anzac Day 2017 Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Founders Heritage Park

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 12-13 November 2016.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Events, Armistice, Commemorations, reenactmnents Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge
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A range of events in October 2016 to celebrate the centenary of Featherston's Anzac Hall, built by the people of Wairarapa in 1916 to entertain soldiers training nearby. 

Topics: Variety Concerts, Family Entertainment, Concert, preservation, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Featherston

Two action-packed days of old fashioned fun – including several First World War battle re-enactments – at the Rangitata Island Aerodrome, 23-24 April 2016.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Events, reenactmnents, Military Located in: New Zealand, Geraldine
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Taranaki Pioneer Village in Stratford presents a great day to bring history alive for your family on 12 April 2015, with vintage vehicles and a commemorative service.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Commemorative events, Events, Vintage Cars Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Stratford
Organised by: Taranaki Pioneer Village

New Zealand Red Cross is celebrating 100 years of Red Cross activity in New Zealand with a sing-a-long of First World War songs at Wellington's Cathedral of St Paul on 2 May 2015.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Songs, Music, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: New Zealand Red Cross

Grab a blanket and come down to Dowse Square, Lower Hutt, at 6.30pm on 26 April 2015 for an Anzac Films by Starlight special presented by Hutt City Council.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Film, Gallipoli, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt
Organised by: Hutt City Council

Military themed displays and vehicles at Meeanee Speedway, Napier, on Sunday 3 May 2015.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Vintage Cars Located in: New Zealand, Napier
Category: Other
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Come to Wellington's Colonial Cottage Museum between 1pm – 4pm on Sunday 22 February 2015, where you can get your craft on and create a poppy for the 5000 Poppies project.

Topics: Family Entertainment, craft, poppies, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Museums Wellington

Nelson's wartime community spirit is rediscovered at Founders Heritage Park's 1915 Harvest Festival on Monday 27 April 2015.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Events, Anzac Day 2015, Markets and Fairs, Home front Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Founders Heritage Park