Activities and Projects
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take an in-depth look at the stories behind five of the Carillon bells dedicated by Wellingtonians in memory of those who died in the First World War.
Since writing you last... features the letters of four Southland First World War soldiers. Over 1700 pages from 307 letters have been digitised, transcribed, and made available to the public.
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.
A project to place images and brief information boards about Lower Hutt WW1 soldiers/heroes in locations closest to their residential address at their time of signing up.
The Onward Project aims to publish a photograph of every member of the NZEF who served overseas during the First World War, as a memorial to their service.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
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.
An edited letter collection based on those written between Trish Macky's great grandparents, culminating in the Lusitania disaster of May 1915.