Activities and Projects
Retired Belgian judge Dominique Cooreman unearthed an almost forgotten battle in Belgium, where more than 1000 NZ soldiers were killed between mid-June to the end of August 1917.
Quick March was the official monthly publication of the New Zealand Returned Soldiers' Association between 1918 and 1923. Auckland Libraries are digitising it to make it available online.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters and so on of locals connected with the First World War.
A reworking of Bob Kerr's paintings of the conscientious objectors' experience, brought them to life in a short film. Plays several times each day at Wellington Museum until 2018.
A museum and research centre commemorating Rannerdale and Canterbury's First World War stories, archives, and research facilities.
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.
Farewell Zealandia: Forgotten Kiwi Music of World War One explores a selection of music written by New Zealanders from 1914 to 1918.
A New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium will be unveiled on 12 October 2017, the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
A commemorative sculptural installation by Helen Pollock within the New Zealand Memorial, Passchendaele Memorial Museum. Unveiled 12 July 2013.
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.