Activities and Projects
Some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s top secondary school debaters will consider New Zealand’s global role in a debate at Parliament to mark the centenary of end of the First World War.
We've created a series animated videos to explore some of the more curious aspects of New Zealand's First World War experience. Released periodically over 2016-17.
New Zealand composer Peter Hobbs has released a single and 360° video to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of Passchendaele (fought on 12 October 1917).
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.
A beautiful book and online publication to record the stories of the 32 Audit Department staff who served during the First World War. Launched August 2014.
'Passchendaele: A Descent into Hell' tells the story of the New Zealand Division at Passchendaele in October 1917. National Army Museum, Waiōuru, 12 December 2017 - 30 April 2018.
A story of the life and death of Roy Haycock, who was wounded during the battle of Flers-Courcellete in September 1916, and killed at Passchendaele 12 October 1917.
A series of authoritative and accessible print histories on New Zealand and the First World War.
Dr Nikos Lygeros is working to raise awareness on the battles and sacrifice of the Anzacs during the First World War.
Through the works of eight young artists, the Luck of the Draw website explores contemporary ideas around conscription, war and the ballot that forced 20,000 New Zealanders to fight overseas.
A museum and research centre commemorating Rannerdale and Canterbury's First World War stories, archives, and research facilities.
Displays of written material, photos and artefacts relating to Prebbleton, Canterbury, and its contribution to the First World War.