Activities and Projects
Since writing you last... features the letters of four Southland First World War soldiers. Over 1700 pages from 307 letters have been digitised, transcribed, and made available to the public.
Thames-Coromandel District Council is developing a conservation plan for the Thames Monument, an early 1920s memorial which commemorates local soldiers who were lost in the First World War.
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.
First World War inquiry guides and resource packs for teachers of years 1-13, made available on the Ministry of Education’s portal for educators, tki.org.nz.
New Zealand’s most comprehensive online resource on New Zealand and the First World War. Redesigned in August 2014.
Fearless tells the fascinating story of New Zealand’s military aviation pioneers during the First World War. Part of the official centenary print history series, and published in October 2017.
A new First World War memorial was unveiled at Clifton Terrace Model School in Wellington at 10.30am on Monday 19 November 2018.
A project to audit and digitise the First World War collections at the Waimate Historical Society, and encourage members of the public to share personal stories and artefacts.
A digital roll sourced from the Online Cenotaph containing the names and details of Māori and Pacific Islanders who served in the First World War.
The repatriation of film showing Kiwis at the European and home fronts held in overseas archives and the building of a shared Anzac website to showcase sounds and images of the War.
A blog which focuses partly on the memoirs and books written by New Zealanders such as O E Burton, Robin Hyde, John A Lee and Archibald Baxter.
Part of the First World War centenary history programme, this printed overview of New Zealanders’ experiences on the Western Front was published in September 2016.