Activities and Projects
Chinese Anzacs: Australians of Chinese Descent in the Defence Forces 1885-1919 - Second Edition revised to include New Zealand-born Chinese of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1914-1919.
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.
The development and promotion of resources to Ngāi Tahu whānui and the wider community, that share the stories and history of our soldiers who contributed to New Zealand’s war effort.
In recognition of Taranaki's First World War soldiers, the New Plymouth RSA organised to construct a memorial statue near the town's waterfront, to be unveiled on Armistice Day 2018.
'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.
A new poetry anthology from Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ second annual poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It.
Researching and documenting local involvement in the First World War to enrich the Coromandel Heritage Trust's existing website.
A project seeking to establish the first permanent New Zealand War Memorial Museum in the town of Le Quesnoy, France, in time for the centenary of the town's liberation on 4 November 1918.
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 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.
Dr Nikos Lygeros is working to raise awareness on the battles and sacrifice of the Anzacs during the First World War.