Activities and Projects
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
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.
An organisational history of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force covering its formation, initial structure, development and changes.
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
A publication which includes profiles of all men listed on the Rotorua First World War cenotaph and Arawa Soldiers' War Memorial in the Rotorua Government gardens.
Take an in-depth look at the stories behind five of the Carillon bells dedicated by Wellingtonians in memory of those who died in the First World War.
Plans are in place for the Kaikoura Memorial Gardens to receive a much needed upgrade in time for the centenary of Armisitce Day in 2018.
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.
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.