Activities and Projects
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.
Publication of a book about animals and birds in service during the First World War.
This free booklet features a heritage trail visiting 22 places that provide insight into Wellington’s participation in the war and includes a map illustrating WWI parade and procession routes.
Salute Wairoa creates a digital, multi-media, touch table record of First World War Wairoa stories, including rediscovered memories. Unveiled at Wairoa Museum in July 2018.
The untold story of the New Zealanders who fought the Great War under other flags. Written by Glyn Harper, and published by Massey University Press in April 2019.
Some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s top secondary school debaters will consider New Zealand’s global role in a debate at Parliament to mark the centenary of end of 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 new book by Trish McCormack & Andrew Gibson explores the letters of NZ soldier Jack Pryce during the First World War.
The planting of a series of forests around the Coromandel Peninsula commemorating major battles and all New Zealand soldiers who died in the First World War.
A collection of pieces focusing on the people, personalities and leaders in the First World War. Published by Massey University Press in April 2016.
A reworking of Bob Kerr's paintings of the conscientious objectors' experience, brought them to life in a short film. Plays several times each day at Wellington Museum until 2018.