Activities and Projects
A poignant and stirring story based on letters sent home from the front, memoirs of Kiwi Gallipoli veterans and quotes and minutes from the Council of War. In Timaru from 17-24 August 2018.
A book launch and two presentations on the anniversary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair, 8 August 2018, at Palmerston North's Distinction Hotel.
The Mid Canterbury Choir will pay tribute to New Zealand's war heroes in song and readings at Ashburton's Sinclair Centre on 1 July 2018.
A solo exhibition, part of an ongoing project that revisits the biography of First World War intern Dr. Hjelmar von Danneville. At Wellington's Enjoy Gallery, Feb-March 2018.
Beyond Measure installation, comprising 220 screenprinted bandages, modelled on First World War field dressings, suspended in regimental fashion. At the Suter Art Gallery, Nelson, May-June 2018.
Over The Top is a theatrical insight into the lives of nine young Napier locals who enlist and their families left behind. Being performed at Napier Little Theatre on 5-6 July 2018.
The New Zealand String Quartet and opera singer Jared Holt join forces to premiere a new song cycle, In Memoriam. Performed in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch between April and May 2018.
Flowers of War artist and co-curator Elizabeth Turrell RWA speaks about the collaborative commemorative enamel art work at The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK on 25 April 2018.
Matala-Anzac is the first ever Anzac Day civic service in New Zealand led by members of the Tongan community. Held at Walter Massey Park, Mangere, on 25 April 2018.
A Moving Tribute is a photographic journey of Helen Pollock's ‘Victory Medal’ in each of its 8 installations. On at Devonport's Depot Artspace from 23 April to 9 May 2018.
A Time Like This is the touching, tender, yet at times horrific story of First World War veteran, Douglas Chapman. On at BATS Theatre, Wellington, from 24-28 April 2018.