Activities and Projects
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.
An MA History thesis looking at the identification and quantification of the NZers employed in the mercantile marine, historiographical analysis and a microhistory of SS Aparima.
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.
With Mt Maunganui RSA, we're fundraising to build Papamoa's war memorial to be completed by 11/11/18.
The Maheno District (North Otago) will be unveiling a memorial commemorating HMHS Maheno and her valuable contribution to the First World War on Armistice Day (1030hrs, 11 Nov 2018).
The Troopers Tale - The History of The Otago Mounted Rifles is the complete and authorised narrative of the Otago Mounted Rifles, edited by the late Dr Don Mackay.
Preserving and showcasing the photographs taken by Samuel Hurst Seager, architect of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials in France, Belgium and Turkey.
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.
As part of Southland's commemorations, Venture Southland has coordinated the production of 169 street banners and 43 flags. These flags will be displayed throughout the region.
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.
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'. Join in!
A special issue of the Women's Studies Journal, including articles engaging in historical critique of women's experiences in the First World War, is to be published in June 2016.