NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Chinese Anzacs: Australians of Chinese Descent in the Defence Forces 1885-1919 - Second Edition revised to include New Zealand-born Chinese of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1914-1919.

Topics: Chinese, History, ANZAC, Publications, Book Audience: Descendants, historians Located in: New Zealand, Australia, Wellington Organised by: New Zealand Chinese Association Category: Publications and online resources

A talk on the lobbying and rationale behind the creation of an area where men who fought overseas but died locally could be buried with their comrades. Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 11 Nov 2017, 1pm

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Karori, Armistice Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Join the town of Cambridge as they commemorate armistice and remember their ongoing friendship with Le Quesnoy, France at Cambridge Town Hall, 12 Nov 2017, 10am.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, rememberence, Le Quesnoy, Armistice Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge Organised by: Cambridge Town Hall Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Events, Exhibitions, Peace celebrations Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt Organised by: Petone Settlers' Museum Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Four Tauranga men died at Passchendaele – this exhibition tells their story. Greerton Library, Tauranga, 30 October - 16 November 2017, 9.30am - 3.30pm.

Topics: Passchendaele, Exhibitions Audience: general audiences, General Located in: New Zealand, Mt Maunganui Organised by: WW100 Tauranga Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Publication of a book about animals and birds in service during the First World War.

Topics: Books, Publications, Animals, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru Organised by: Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum Category: Publications and online resources

From Tauranga to the Trenches mobile exhibition uses interactive technology and visual displays to tell the stories of local men who were involved in the First World War.

Topics: exhibition, Tauranga, Events Audience: Students, Teachers, young, old, RSA Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga Organised by: Tauranga Heritage Collection, Tauranga City Council, WW100 Tauranga Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

The Bandsmen's Memorial Rotunda, a well known landmark in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, is to be repaired and strengthened.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, park, Christchurch, Lottery Grant Recipients Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: Christchurch City Council Category: Memorials or monuments

Digitisation of 'The Mataura Ensign' newspapers from 1915 to 1919.

Topics: Digital, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: Family history researchers, historians, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Gore Organised by: Gore District Historical Society Category: Publications and online resources

Jane Tolerton speaks about her new book looking at the many roles NZ women played overseas in the First World War. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 9 Nov 2017, 5.30pm

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Women in wartime Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand - Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Sandra Coney's new book explores the faces behind Waitākere's First World War memorials.

Topics: Book, Memorials and Monuments, family histories, Personal stories Audience: General, general audiences Category: Publications and online resources

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