Activities and Projects
Digitisation of First World War personal and official photographs from the collections of the National Army Museum.
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 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.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.
A New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium will be unveiled on 12 October 2017, the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
This book records, for the first time, biographies and stories about the nurses (both registered and unregistered) and chaplains with a Nelson/Tasman connection, who served in the First World War.
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served in the First World War with the fourth addition to its stamp and coin programme, titled 1917 The Darkest Hour.
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.
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.
Thames-Coromandel District Council is developing a conservation plan for the Thames Monument, an early 1920s memorial which commemorates local soldiers who were lost in the First World War.
An Inquiry class for Year 10 students. The students will be encouraged to research and create a project on an aspect of the First World War.