NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Writer Anna Mackenzie shares her journey into and beyond the war, focussing particularly on the war stories often ignored, at MTG Century Theatre, Napier, on 8 October 2016.

Topics: Events, Literary Audience: General, Writers Located in: New Zealand, Napier
Organised by: Hawkes Bay Arts Festival

In a lecture titled 'You get a feed there', Mark Houlahan speaks on Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary and in commemoration of the First World War. In Hamilton on 23 April 2016.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, History, Literary Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Waikato Museum

Anna shares some of the letters between her grandfather and great uncle that led to her discovering a story crying out to be told. Held at the Embassy Theatre, Wellington, on 10 March 2016.

Topics: Literary, NZ Festival, Events, Writers Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: New Zealand Festival

Former Wallaby lock, newspaper columnist, broadcaster and author Peter FitzSimons joins the Auckland Writers Festival from Sydney to talk about his latest book Gallipoli on 15 May 2015.

Topics: Literary, Australia, ANZAC, Events, Public Talks & Tours Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

The Michael King Writers' Centre has asked some leading locals and writers to read the words of New Zealanders who experienced war at first hand, at Devonport's Depot Artspace, 26 April 2015.

Topics: Literary, war literature, diaries, Anzac Day 2015, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Devonport

A reading of works by Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, W.H. Auden and contemporary poetry at University Of Auckland's MacLaurin Chapel, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Literary, war literature, Events, poetry, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
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Michelle O'Connell is launching her children's picture book, Leaving for The Front, at Masterton District Library on 18 April 2015.

Topics: Literary, Books, children's books, Events Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
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Readings from the Anzac book, a trench publication produced during the First World War and released in 1916. Highwic, Auckland, 28 September 2014 and 12 October 2014.

Topics: Literary, Books, Events, Public talks and tours, October 14 Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Highwic, Heritage New Zealand