NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Join a tour  around soldiers' graves in the Featherston Military Cemetery, many of whom died in the 1918 flu pandemic. Tour starts at 1 p.m., 25 April 2016, Featherston.

Topics: Tours, Cemeteries, Influenza, Anzac Day 2016 Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Featherston
Category: Tours or trails

On 25 April 2016 we commemorate 100 years since the first Anzac Day service. Join us at the Auckland War Memorial Museum for a day of activities and free guided tours.  

Topics: Commemorations, Events, Anzac Day 2016, Tours Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

A self-drive guide available in Christchurch on 24 October 2015 locates memorials commemorating the nurses who drowned on the Marquette in 1915. 

Topics: Education, Events, Tours, nurses Audience: General, Nurses, Descendants, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
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A commemorative tour organised by nurse historian Clare Ashton in Sept '15 from Athens to Istanbul to remember NZ's First World War nurses who cared for casualties of the Gallipoli Campaign.

Topics: nurses, Tours, Gallipoli, Overseas Audience: Nurses, Teachers, historians

Guided bus journeys around Kaeo's local urupa, cemetery and historic sites will be offered on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Tours, Heritage sites Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Kaeo
Category: Tours or trails

Barge journeys around historic sites in Whangaroa Harbour will be available between 10 and 2 on Thursday 23 April 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Tours, Events, Heritage sites Audience: General, Local residents, historians Located in: New Zealand, Kaeo
Category: Tours or trails
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Tour Taranaki's war memorials with Puke Ariki's heritage experts on 6 June 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Tours, Memorials, Local history, Events Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, New Plymouth
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: Puke Ariki

This walk at Wellington's Botanic Garden on 27 April 2015 looks at plants from some of the countries involved in the World Wars and plants associated with peace and remembrance.

Topics: Tours, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Gardeners Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: Wellington City Council

Heritage New Zealand is excited to offer a tour visiting a number of First World War country memorials in Canterbury's Waimakariri District on 11 April 2015.

Topics: Events, Tours, Graves, Memorials Audience: General, historians, Families
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: Heritage New Zealand

This September 2015 voyage – Athens to Istanbul – remembers New Zealand nurses lost on the Marquette and Australian nurses on Lemnos treating the casualties of the battles of August 1915.

Topics: Women in wartime, Medical care, Tours, Overseas Audience: Nurses, Descendants, historians