Activities & Projects
A ceremony to mark the Battle of Passchendaele where 842 New Zealanders died in a single day. Sheffield Domain, Sheffield, Selwyn. 12 October 2017, 2pm.
Four Tauranga men died at Passchendaele – Albert Wasley, Sydney Carl Jordan, Walter Cunningham and Cecil Guinness. This exhibition tells their story. Phoenix Car Park, Mt Maunganui.
Explore the story of Charles Southey, who was awarded the military medal for bravery following the Battle of Passchendaele. Tauranga City Library, 29 September 2017, 9:30am – 5:00pm
Historian and author Damien Fenton will explore the Battle of Passchendaele in a talk at Tauranga Boys College, Tauranga, 28 September 2017, 6:30pm
An afternoon tea for descendants of First World War veterans to remember those who served in the Battle of Passchendaele. Mt Maunganui RSA, Mt Maunganui, 8 October 2017, 2 p.m.
New Zealand Defence Force historian John Crawford to present a talk to the Marlborough Historical Society on the Battle of Passchendaele. Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim, 24 September 2017.
Journey's End, a play by Passchendaele playwright R C Sherriff based on his experience in the trenches, is showing in Ypres, Belgium in a recreated bunker from 10 October to 12 November 2017.
Creating a New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium, to coincide with the Battle of Passchendaele centenary in October 2017.
Retired Belgian judge Dominique Cooreman unearthed an almost forgotten battle in Belgium, where more than 1000 NZ soldiers were killed between mid-June to the end of August 1917.
The Belgians Have Not Forgotten is an exhibition created by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, touring New Zealand venues in 2017.
A discussion on the history of the Passchendaele memorial locomotive, AB608, its relevance to the war and the contribution NZ Railways made to the war effort. At Toitū on 26 October 2015.
The Minister of Veterans' Affairs, Hon. Craig Foss is sponsoring a competition for year 13 students attending a secondary school in New Zealand.
Travel with Steam Incorporated on this Anzac Weekend excursion to the Central Plateau, hauled by the First World War memorial locomotive Ab608 “Passchendaele".
A day of steam train action featuring Ab 608 "Passchendaele" from Wellington at Glenbrook Vintage Railway, Auckland. 27 October 2014.
An excursion with the First World War Memorial locomotive Ab608 “Passchendaele”. Frankton Railway Station, Hamilton, 26 October 2014.
Restoration to main line running condition of First World War memorial locomotive AB608 "Passchendaele".
A Rotary community project to enable young people to explore and share local knowledge about the First World War.
A riverside garden in memory of military personnel killed in the First World War, focusing on Hamilton city's connection with the Belgian town of Ieper (Ypres).
Brett Killington leaves Pinhole cameras exposing on the battle fields for 24 hours.
A commemorative sculptural installation by Helen Pollock within the New Zealand Memorial, Passchendaele Memorial Museum. Unveiled 12 July 2013.