Activities and Projects
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.
In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the NZEF as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. This updated book describing their experience was published mid-2018.
Recording and displaying Methven's First World War soldier stories in the Methven Heritage Centre during the centenary period.
Balls, Bullets and Boots explores the impact that the First World War hostilities had on New Zealand’s signature sport and its sportspeople.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
An organisational history of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force covering its formation, initial structure, development and changes.
To place the Anzac poppy flower head on the places such as roads and facilities that are named after wartime activities or people.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.
Salute Wairoa creates a digital, multi-media, touch table record of First World War Wairoa stories, including rediscovered memories. Unveiled at Wairoa Museum in July 2018.
"The Line of Fire", Capt Matt Gauldie's commemorative bronze statue of Gallipoli artist, mapmaker, & Hamilton hero: Sapper Horace Moore-Jones. Unveiled 27 March 2015.
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
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.