Activities and Projects
The mana attached to Rotorua’s Te Arawa Soldiers Memorial is being restored thanks to a large contribution from the Lotteries World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Fund.
The Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives is compiling an index of names recorded on rolls of honour and memorial plaques in New Zealand Methodist churches.
Farewell Zealandia: Forgotten Kiwi Music of World War One explores a selection of music written by New Zealanders from 1914 to 1918.
The New Zealand War Graves Trust, in association with the Auckland War Memorial Museum are creating a photographic archive of the war graves of all New Zealanders from 1899 to the present day.
Exhibition of 44 embroidered panels telling some of the moving personal stories of Kiwi soldiers, nurses and doctors welcomed in the community at Hospital No 2 Walton on Thames between 1915 and 1920
A memorial to the men from Pacific countries who joined ranks with New Zealanders in the World Wars will be unveiled at Pukeahu following a design competition in 2018.
This project is dedicated to re-examining the 'slanguage' given voice in the First World War, e.g. in troop magazines, as brought home to New Zealand and carried forward 100 years later.
New Zealand composer Peter Hobbs has released a single and 360° video to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of Passchendaele (fought on 12 October 1917).
Book The Obscure Heroes of Liberty: The unknown underground in Belgium helping New Zealand and other soldier prisoners escaped from the Germans. The members of the underground are named.
A blog which focuses partly on the memoirs and books written by New Zealanders such as O E Burton, Robin Hyde, John A Lee and Archibald Baxter.
Dr Nikos Lygeros is working to raise awareness on the battles and sacrifice of the Anzacs during the First World War.
New Zealand Post remembers and honours those who served the First World War with its first addition to the their stamp and coin programme, titled 1914 For King and Empire.