Activities and Projects
Matariki Tu Rākau supports communities around New Zeland to plant trees together, creating living memorials 100 years after the First World War. Part of the One Billion Trees Programme.
Production of a poster about the impact of the war in NZ, featuring repatriation celebrations, and another on the Dept of Agriculture's role modernising farming practices after the war.
Part of the Government's Urban Cycleways Programme, the cycle/walk path between Rangiora and Kaiapoi was named in memory of the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele.
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.
Travelling exhibition from the National Army Museum - 'Heartlanders of World War One' - about New Zealanders on the Western Front.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
The Onward Project aims to publish a photograph of every member of the NZEF who served overseas during the First World War, as a memorial to their service.
Researching the lives of 100 men listed on five Wellington war memorials as "killed" during the First World War, on behalf of the Wellington Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists.
A website that tells the stories of the young men in Canterbury who were imprisoned for their beliefs, and the women, men and peace groups who supported them.
New Zealand Post honours those who served in the First World War with a five-year programme of commemorative stamps and coins.
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).
He Pou Aroha Community Cenotaph provides portable digital access to Online Cenotaph using innovative purpose-built digitisation kiosks at a range of locations throughout New Zealand.