Activities and Projects
Events, activities and exhibitions will be happening right across the Christchurch City Libraries network throughout 2014 to 2018.
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War.
The repatriation of film showing Kiwis at the European and home fronts held in overseas archives and the building of a shared Anzac website to showcase sounds and images of the War.
Terry Kinloch's comprehensive biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, presenting for the first time a fair and balanced look at his time as commander of the NZEF. Published in November 2018.
A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.
Jane Tolerton's book Ettie Rout: New Zealand’s safer sex pioneer details the achievements of a woman who pioneered safer sex initiatives for New Zealand troops in the First World War.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
A memorial to the men from Pacific countries who joined ranks with New Zealanders in the World Wars will be unveiled at Pukeahu following a design competition in 2018.
This book, launched in October 2015 by Lt Col Lee Turner with the foreword signed by HRH Princess Anne, records the 100 year history of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.
A series of animated videos released in the lead-up to Anzac Day 2017 exploring some of the personal stories from Ngā Tapuwae Western Front trails.
We Will Remember Them is a series of commemorative books recording the final resting place of all known New Zealand First World War casualties.