Activities and Projects
This video features NZ pianist Kris Baines performing "God Defend New Zealand", in a reflective style. There is also a moving monument scene with a father and his children paying homage.
An online exhibition and timeline to commemorate the centenary using documents and images from the Auckland Council Archives collection, plus indexing of names from war memorials.
Exhibition of 44 embroidered panels telling some of the moving personal stories of Kiwi soldiers, nurses and doctors welcomed in the community at Hospital No 2 Walton on Thames between 1915 and 1920
Travelling exhibition from the National Army Museum - 'Heartlanders of World War One' - about New Zealanders on the Western Front.
This free booklet features a heritage trail visiting 22 places that provide insight into Wellington’s participation in the war and includes a map illustrating WWI parade and procession routes.
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.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.
The restoration of the flagstaff memorial at Te Tokanganui-a-noho marae, Te Kuiti which records and honours the names of 77 men from Ngāti Maniapoto who served overseas during the First World War.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
The Friends of St John's Trust have restored and repaired the Memorial Lych Gate at St John's Church in Trentham, Upper Hutt.
The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing presents a rich interplay of writing about our country’s military engagements, including the First World War. Launched in October 2015.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.