Activities and Projects
Share and explore stories about servicemen and women with Plimmerton (Wellington) connections who served in the First World War.
Jane Tolerton's book Ettie Rout: New Zealand’s safer sex pioneer details the achievements of a woman who pioneered safer sex initiatives for New Zealand troops in the First World War.
The white crosses will be laid out on 3 August 2014 to commemorate the start of the First World War. On 5 August 2014 at 11:00 hours, a dedication service will be held with the Mayor Mr Cadogen.
Join Wellington historian Elizabeth Cox for a guided tour of Old St Paul's First World War brass memorials on 25 April 2018.
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.
New Zealand Post honours those who served in the First World War with a five year programme of commemorative stamps and coins. The first stamp issue tells the story of serviceman Melville Mirfin.
Publication of The Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War, by Christopher Pugsley.
Creating a website on the 'Fallen’ named on the Mt Hutt District Memorial Arch, Methven, and ‘The Survivors’ who returned to live in Methven area.
Collecting the stories, photos and documents of Waipu people who served in the First World War and building a village exhibition. Opens August 2014.
This retelling of Homer’s Iliad visually updates the setting to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. At PumpHouse Theatre in Auckland, 19-28 April 2018.
A blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.
While observing a variety of animals, students on this learning programme at Orana Wildlife Park will discuss symbolism and the effectiveness of animal imagery in First World War propaganda posters.