WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 2019

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NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

“Tomorrow freedom will come”

Armistice Day with The Auckland Polish Association, Gazeta Polonia and the Polish Tramping Club.

Remembering WWI – 100 years later, in 2018. Celebrate with the Polish community the end of the First World War and Polish Independence Day - “Tomorrow freedom will come”

On 11 November 1918, 100 years ago, after four brutal years of war, the First World War finally ended with the signing of an armistice between the Allied Powers and Germany in Compiegne Forest near Paris. New Zealand celebrated enthusiastically – “on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month the guns famously went silent”. On that day Poland proclaimed independence after 123 years of non-existence on the political map.

Programme:

  • 10/11/2018 - Sunset walk on Piha Beach, 6:30 PM
  • 11/11/2018 - “Tomorrow freedom will come” - 11th of November 100 years later - “Independence and Freedom”. New Zealand and Polish fight for theirs and others’ freedom, Polish House 1 McDonald Street, Morningside, Auckland

2:30 PM - Opening of the ‘Piłsudski’ Exhibition with participation of the ‘Pahiatua Children’ the WWII Siberia Survivors and the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in Auckland. 

3:30 PM - Family board game afternoon - ‘Ticket to Ride – Europe’ (or bring your favourite board game). Enrolments essential

Register by emailing [email protected]

This activity is being worked on from
1 Feb 2018
 to 
11 Nov 2018
Date added: 31 October 2018 | Last updated: 14 November 2018
| Contact:
Kris Dawidowski
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