Activities and Projects
Activities for the Whanganui area include a major exhibition, digitisation of community held records, a newsletter, art exhibitions and memorials photography.
Dr Nikos Lygeros is working to raise awareness on the battles and sacrifice of the Anzacs during the First World War.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.
The planting of a series of forests around the Coromandel Peninsula commemorating major battles and all New Zealand soldiers who died in 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.
Christopher Pugsley's new book, The Camera in the Crowd, explores film's early days in New Zealand, from its introduction in the late 1800s, to the role it played in WW1.
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
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.
The New Zealand War Graves Trust, in association with the Auckland War Memorial Museum are creating a photographic archive of the war graves of all New Zealanders from 1899 to the present day.
The Otago Settlers Association in conjunction with Toitū Otago Settlers Museum are producing a documentary following the journey of the Otago Infantry Regiment and Mounted Rifles 1914-1919.
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.
A web-based project, commissioned by New Zealand Post, highlighting the vital role played by New Zealand’s postal system – the Internet of its time – during the First World War.