Activities and Projects
This new book commemorates the day when fighting stopped in 1918 and looks at what happened next. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day, it makes an excellent reference for the whole family.
To commemorate the centenary of the Armistice and honour those who served in the First World War, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is releasing a commemorative 50 cent circulating coin.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
A project to audit and digitise the First World War collections at the Waimate Historical Society, and encourage members of the public to share personal stories and artefacts.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.
Conservation and exhibition of the 1919 "Army Eight" rowing skiff used in the 1919 Peace Regatta on the River Thames in London.
'Passchendaele: A Descent into Hell' tells the story of the New Zealand Division at Passchendaele in October 1917. National Army Museum, Waiōuru, 12 December 2017 - 30 April 2018.
New Zealand’s most comprehensive online resource on New Zealand and the First World War. Redesigned in August 2014.
A memorial at the Wellington Quarry Museum in Arras, France, to recognise the work of 500 New Zealand tunnellers in the Arras quarries 1916-17, and the people of Arras who kept their graves.
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
The planting of a series of forests around the Coromandel Peninsula commemorating major battles and all New Zealand soldiers who died in the First World War.