Activities and Projects
A project to place images and brief information boards about Lower Hutt WW1 soldiers/heroes in locations closest to their residential address at their time of signing up.
Recording and displaying Methven's First World War soldier stories in the Methven Heritage Centre during the centenary period.
The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.
The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing presents a rich interplay of writing about our country’s military engagements, including the First World War. Launched in October 2015.
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).
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.
Publication of The Anzac Experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War, by Christopher Pugsley.
Measuring the ANZACs is a "crowd-sourced" transcription of all New Zealand soldiers' records from the First World War. Please visit the website and contribute today.
While observing a variety of animals, students on this learning programme at Orana Wildlife Park will discuss symbolism and the effectiveness of animal imagery in First World War propaganda posters.
The untold story of the New Zealanders who fought the Great War under other flags. Written by Glyn Harper, and published by Massey University Press in April 2019.
This video features NZ pianist Kris Baines performing "God Defend New Zealand", in a reflective style. There is also a moving monument scene with a father and his children paying homage.