Activities and Projects
A special issue of the Women's Studies Journal, including articles engaging in historical critique of women's experiences in the First World War, is to be published in June 2016.
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.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.
Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters and so on of locals connected with the First World War.
The Friends of St John's Trust have restored and repaired the Memorial Lych Gate at St John's Church in Trentham, Upper Hutt.
A series of animated videos released in the lead-up to Anzac Day 2017 exploring some of the personal stories from Ngā Tapuwae Western Front trails.
This video features NZ pianist Kris Baines performing "God Defend New Zealand", in a reflective style. There is also a moving monument scene with a father and his children paying homage.
This trust intends to honour Archibald Baxter and other conscientious objectors from New Zealand during the First World War centenary.
Themes, to: remember all the casualties of war and war resisters; end war as a response to conflict, and promote peace. Stage 1: local peace vigils Stage 2: thematic resources and events
A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.
Preserving and showcasing the photographs taken by Samuel Hurst Seager, architect of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials in France, Belgium and Turkey.
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.