Activities and Projects
Te Papa is combining the worlds of movies, model-making and museums to take visitors on a journey back to Gallipoli. This exhibition, developed in partnership with Weta Workshop, opens 18 April 2015.
NZ proudly recognises the service of many men and women in both World Wars. Hamilton Civic Choir is marking this significant day with a special commemoration concert on 10 November 2018.
A sculptural work in memorial to the grievous losses of the First World War and a reflection on the idea of 'victory' in war. Now exhibiting in Europe.
This new book commemorates the day when fighting stopped in 1918 and looks at what happened next. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day, it makes an excellent reference for the whole family.
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.
The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing presents a rich interplay of writing about our country’s military engagements, including the First World War. Launched in October 2015.
Online and mobile historical content – including free apps, plus improving New Zealand-related information and signage at overseas battlefields and associated museums.
In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the NZEF as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. This updated book describing their experience was published mid-2018.
The Bandsmen's Memorial Rotunda, a well known landmark in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, is to be repaired and strengthened.
Historian Anna Rogers' print history on the hundreds of doctors, nurses, stretcher-bearers and other medical service personnel who cared for the sick and wounded in the war. Due out November 2018
An edited letter collection based on those written between Trish Macky's great grandparents, culminating in the Lusitania disaster of May 1915.
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'. Join in!