Activities and Projects
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
A riverside garden in memory of military personnel killed in the First World War, focusing on Hamilton city's connection with the Belgian town of Ieper (Ypres).
Themes, to: remember all the casualties of war and war resisters; end war as a response to conflict, and promote peace. Stage 1: local peace vigils Stage 2: thematic resources and events
Online and mobile historical content – including free apps, plus improving New Zealand-related information and signage at overseas battlefields and associated museums.
To commemorate the centenary, on 25 April 1915, of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NZ Post teamed up to mint a commemorative 50 cent coin.
A blog which focuses partly on the memoirs and books written by New Zealanders such as O E Burton, Robin Hyde, John A Lee and Archibald Baxter.
Jane Tolerton's book Ettie Rout: New Zealand’s safer sex pioneer details the achievements of a woman who pioneered safer sex initiatives for New Zealand troops in the First World War.
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.
A new exhibition looking at Passchendaele from the perspective of those who took part. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 8.30am - 5pm.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
A New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium will be unveiled on 12 October 2017, the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.