Activities and Projects
Take an in-depth look at the stories behind five of the Carillon bells dedicated by Wellingtonians in memory of those who died in the First World War.
This book, launched in October 2015 by Lt Col Lee Turner with the foreword signed by HRH Princess Anne, records the 100 year history of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.
A new book by Trish McCormack & Andrew Gibson explores the letters of NZ soldier Jack Pryce during the First World War.
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.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
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.
Measuring the ANZACs is a "crowd-sourced" transcription of all New Zealand soldiers' records from the First World War. Please visit the website and contribute today.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
A new exhibition looking at Passchendaele from the perspective of those who took part. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 8.30am - 5pm.
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
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.
New Zealand’s most comprehensive online resource on New Zealand and the First World War. Redesigned in August 2014.