Activities and Projects
New Zealand Post remembers and honours those who served the First World War with its first addition to the their stamp and coin programme, titled 1914 For King and Empire.
A story of the life and death of Roy Haycock, who was wounded during the battle of Flers-Courcellete in September 1916, and killed at Passchendaele 12 October 1917.
New Zealand Post's fifth issue in its commemorative stamp and coin programme looks at the final year of the First World War with 1918 Back from the Brink.
A new poetry anthology from Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ second annual poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It.
Jennifer Haworth presents a well illustrated exploration of the work of New Zealand's Official War Artists and also of its citizen soldiers. Published in April 2016.
Canterbury 100 is a collaboration co-ordinated by the region’s major cultural and heritage institutions, telling the story and experiences of Canterbury people during the First World War.
The Eastern Institute of Technology and Flinders University, Australia, are researching women teachers as volunteers in Egypt and Europe and those who kept schools open at home.
A series of authoritative and accessible print histories on New Zealand and the First World War.
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.
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.
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.
Quick March was the official monthly publication of the New Zealand Returned Soldiers' Association between 1918 and 1923. Auckland Libraries are digitising it to make it available online.