Activities and Projects
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.
Jennifer Haworth presents a well illustrated exploration of the work of New Zealand's Official War Artists and also of its citizen soldiers. Published in April 2016.
A project to commission a significant work to recognise the Featherston Military Camp is underway and the public are now invited to submit their ideas.
A new exhibition looking at Passchendaele from the perspective of those who took part. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 8.30am - 5pm.
First World War inquiry guides and resource packs for teachers of years 1-13, made available on the Ministry of Education’s portal for educators, tki.org.nz.
An innovative feature documentary created to bring the story of the New Zealand experience at Gallipoli to life for a modern audience through a reimagined world. Released in 2015.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
Preserving and showcasing the photographs taken by Samuel Hurst Seager, architect of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials in France, Belgium and Turkey.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 12 October 2017, Ypres, Belgium.
A memorial concert by the Aorangi Singers and Symphony Orchestra, the third in a series of First World War commemorative concerts at St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland, 4 November 2017, 7pm.
A web page featuring First World War stories from the Top of the South, contributed by the community and commissioned by the Prow. New stories will be added through the commemoration.
A memorial at the Wellington Quarry Museum in Arras, France, to recognise the work of 500 New Zealand tunnellers in the Arras quarries 1916-17, and the people of Arras who kept their graves.