Activities and Projects
The Friends of St John's Trust have restored and repaired the Memorial Lych Gate at St John's Church in Trentham, Upper Hutt.
"In Flanders Fields" arrangement for choir and piano by David Hamilton and performed by Cantores Choir.
Creating a searchable database of information about Hawke’s Bay fallen and returned First World War servicemen, who are named on rolls of honour and memorials in the region.
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).
A special issue of the Women's Studies Journal, including articles engaging in historical critique of women's experiences in the First World War, is to be published in June 2016.
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.
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).
This new publication by Professor Kay Morris Matthews and co-published by Tairawhiti Museum and EIT is about making visible the work that NZ women undertook overseas during the First World War.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
An online resource telling a modern and accessible story about the New Zealand Division's role at the Western Front.
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.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.