Activities and Projects
Plans are in place for the Kaikoura Memorial Gardens to receive a much needed upgrade in time for the centenary of Armisitce Day in 2018.
A collection of stories about men from Porirua district who served overseas. There will be 200 First World War stories, including men who enlisted from the Porirua Mental Hospital.
A memorial at the Wellington Quarry Museum in Arras, France, to recognise the work of 500 New Zealand tunnellers in the Arras quarries 1916-17, and the people of Arras who kept their graves.
A museum and research centre commemorating Rannerdale and Canterbury's First World War stories, archives, and research facilities.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
An invitation to members of the Taupo District community to digitally share your memorabilia relating to the First World War, or tell the story of how the First World War impacted your family.
Collecting the stories, photos and documents of Waipu people who served in the First World War and building a village exhibition. Opens August 2014.
The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.
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.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.
Events, activities and exhibitions will be happening right across the Christchurch City Libraries network throughout 2014 to 2018.
From Tauranga to the Trenches mobile exhibition uses interactive technology and visual displays to tell the stories of local men who were involved in the First World War.