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Anzac themed stories followed by a creative paper or clay poppy craft at Palmerston North Central Library, on 21 April 2016.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Anzac Day 2016, poppies, craft Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

To commemorate the Anzacs, make a poppy in remembrance, to plant on the Museum lawn. Materials provided. Drop in at any time between 23-25 April 2016.

Topics: Events, poppies, remembrance, Anzac Day 2016 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: Waikato Museum

A workshop in central Palmerston North where contributors make a poppy from tissue paper for Anzac day, between 10-18 April 2015.

Topics: poppies, Events, Craft & Object Art, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

The Air Force Museum of New Zealand in Christchurch is displaying thousands of hand-crafted poppies to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, from 2 April to 30 September 2015.

Topics: Museums, Exhibitions, Events, poppies Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

1000 felt poppies will be placed outside the Estuary Arts Centre in Orewa in the week before Anzac Day 2015. The public are invited to take a poppy as a sign of remembrance.

Topics: Craft & Object Art, poppies, Peace Poppy Project, Events, Exhibitions Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Orewa
Organised by: Estuary Arts Centre

We have commissioned local sculpture artist Nic Clegg to make and instal 7 corten poppy seed heads at the Tauriko Business Estate. They will be erected the week starting 20 April 2015.

Topics: public art, Sculpture, poppies, ANZAC Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

You can help grow the biggest poppy in the world for Anzac Day! Head to Auckland Domain between 16-24 April 2015, donate, and place a red metal petal with your personal message.

Topics: poppies, Events, Commemorations Audience: General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Giant Poppy Project

Bring the kids along to hear stories and poems about Anzac Day and why we use poppies to remember the fallen soldiers. Palmerston North Central Library, 17 April 2015.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, poppies, Education, Events Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

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

Come and create crocheted poppies at Rotorua Museum on the weekend of 11-12 April 2015 as part of our World War One Centenary commemorations.

Topics: Events, poppies, Commemorations Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
Organised by: Rotorua Museum

This project is part of the Peace Poppy Project aimed to engage as many people from our community as possible, to share stories of remembrance and how we can retain peace for now and into the future

Topics: poppies, public event, Art, craft, Events Audience: Students, Families, young people, older people Located in: New Zealand, Orewa
Organised by: Estuary Arts Centre