NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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As we approach 100 years since the Battle of the Somme, Fierce Light brings together outstanding international poets with filmmakers and artists to explore the war and its legacy in the 21st century.

Topics: poetry, Overseas Audience: Arts appreciators, General
Organised by: 14-18 NOW

An emotionally powerful play about the friendship between England’s great war poets, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. On at Auckland's PumpHouse Theatre from 25-30 August 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Events, Theatrical performances, poetry Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
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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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Remembering two world wars through: music, poetry, diaries and a miraculous escape. Don't miss this free event at Taupō Public Library on 16 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Music, poetry, Performing Arts Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Taupo

ANZAC Reflections, Memoirs and Memories, presenting a special programme of beautiful music and readings commemorating those who have given their lives, and reflecting on the effects of war.

Topics: Music, poetry, bands, Entertainment, Events Audience: Music lovers, family historians, historians, third generation, Families Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

This talk, by NZ Herald art commentator Terry McNamara, is a consideration of the art and poetry evoked by the First World War. Held at Kotare Venues, Auckland, 21 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Art, poetry, Events Audience: Arts appreciators, General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: ArtExplore

Dulce et Decorum est is a new project by jazz composer John Rae inspired by New Zealand war poetry written by returning First World War soldiers.

Topics: Music, Creative Projects, poetry Audience: Music lovers
Category: Other
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A new poetry anthology from Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ second annual poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It.

Topics: poetry, Books, Competitions Located in: New Zealand, Kapiti Coast

The Aorangi singers join Ensemble Polymnia for a Bach concert which includes three First World War poems. 29 November in Parnell's Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Topics: Classical Music, poetry, Music, Events Audience: Music lovers, classical music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Ensemble Polymnia

To commemorate the First World War, entries in the Kāpiti Coast District Libraries' Poetry Competition must relate to the theme of ‘War & Peace’. Entries close 1 August 2014

Topics: Community contribution, Competitions, poetry, August 14 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Kapiti Coast