Activities and Projects
An online exhibition and timeline to commemorate the centenary using documents and images from the Auckland Council Archives collection, plus indexing of names from war memorials.
Published for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, a major First World War history told for the first time from the British and German perspectives.
Conservation and exhibition of the 1919 "Army Eight" rowing skiff used in the 1919 Peace Regatta on the River Thames in London.
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.
Recording and displaying Methven's First World War soldier stories in the Methven Heritage Centre during the centenary period.
Sandra Coney's new book explores the faces behind Waitākere's First World War memorials.
An Inquiry class for Year 10 students. The students will be encouraged to research and create a project on an aspect of the First World War.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.
A database of all Westland people who served during the First World War to support commemorations of Westland's role in the war, developed by Hokitika Museum.
A New Zealand Garden for Peace in Le Quesnoy, France, to be unveiled on 10 November 2018.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.