WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 2019

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NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Grant’s Arts and Music Festival proudly presents “War and Peace” Centenary Commemoration Viola Recital (1919-2019), featuring Milan Milisavljević and Sherry Grant in May 2019.

Topics: Events, Music, Concerts, peace Located in: New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Grant’s Arts and Music Festival Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The Zimbelstern Foundation are delighted to present an organ concert on Anzac Day 2019 at Wellington's St Mary of the Angels, ‘Gloria in Exclesis - Remembering the Fallen’. 

Topics: Events, Concerts, Anzac Day 2019 Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

To commemorate Anzac Day 2019 there will be a free public talk in the Services section of Karori Cemetery.

Topics: Events, Anzac Day 2019, Cemeteries, Public Talks & Tours Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Using stories, letters and film, Dead Letters, Great War Stories brings to vivid life the personal experiences of the First World War. National Library of New Zealand, 24 April 2019.

Topics: Events, Censorship, Documentaries, Public Talks & Tours Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

An evening of music under the stars with celebrated mezzo soprano Kristin Darragh in Auckland on 24 April 2019. Finishes with the Last Post and procession of remembrance.

Topics: Events, Opera, Concerts Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Concerts, festivals or performances

Created from real letters from Poilus, this is a dynamic one-man show that tells the story of a young man who went to the Great War. In Rotorua on 10 April 2019.

Topics: Events, Plays, Theatrical performances, France Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The fourth and final in Aorangi Symphony Orchestra's series of World War One commemoration concerts, at the Auckland Town Hall on 31 March 2019. 

Topics: Events, Orchestra, Orchestral music, peace, Treaty of Versailles Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Aorangi Symphony Orchestra Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

This talk in Palmerston North on 11 April 2019 explores these processes of cultural mobilisation and demobilisation and their larger implications for posterity’s sense of the Great War.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, History, repatriation, troops returning Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Organised by: Palmerston North Central Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

The author, Dr. Kenneth Baker, will talk about his new book, “The Obscure Heroes of Liberty” on 13 January 2019 at the Museum, Omapere. 

Topics: author, Ken Baker, Belgium, Events, Public Talks & Tours Audience: social historians, Teachers, family historians, members, General Public Located in: Hokianga Organised by: Hokianga Historical Society Inc. Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

On 19 January 2019, the Whanganui Vintage Weekend will razzle dazzle with its very own “Dazzle Ball,” inspired by the Chelsea Arts Club's Dazzle Ball in 1919.

Topics: Events, Socials, Singles, Balls, Concerts Located in: New Zealand, Wanganui Organised by: Whanganui Vintage Weekend Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A book detailing the lives of 71 New Zealand families that lost three or more children over the course of the First World War.

Topics: Book, historical interest, commemorative, Family History Audience: General Public, Family history researchers, Researchers, All of the Community Organised by: Fair Dinkum Publications Category: Publications and online resources, Research or lifelong learning

A service at Gisborne's Holy Trinity Church on 11 November 2018 recognise the centenary of Armistice Day, and reflect on our commitment to peace. 

Topics: Events, Armistice, Commemorations, Ceremonies, peace, Roaring Chorus Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

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