NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

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

An afternoon of music will fill Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War 100 years ago, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Music, Variety Concerts, carillon Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Wellington City Council Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A fantastic day is planned in Bluff on Sunday 11 November 2018 to mark 100 years since Armistice Day at the end of the First World War.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Bluff Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

To mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, there will be a history display at the Hataitai Bowling Club on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, History, Local history Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

The Arts Centre in Christchurch will join with the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on Sunday 11 November.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Roaring Chorus Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: Christchurch Arts Centre Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

The Mt Hutt Memorial Hall Board and WW100 Project Team invite you to the Hall on Sunday 11 November at 11am for a minute's silence.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Methven Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A short service at Mataura's Cenotaph to commemorate the Armistice on 11 November 1918 for the lives lost and the 100th anniversary of end of the First World War.

 

 

Topics: Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Gore Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

The motor launch Nautilus, carried by Merchant Navy hospital ship NZHTS Marama during WWI, will be making three special sailings on Armistice Day, 11 November 2018.

Topics: History, Events, Public Talks & Tours, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: New Zealand Maritime Museum

To mark the centenary of the cessation of hostilities two new granite plaques will be unveiled at All Saints Church, Hokitika, on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Church, Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Memorials Located in: New Zealand, Hokitika Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Armistice Day will be commemorated with 2 minutes silence at 11am, to be followed by a 'Roaring Chorus'. At the Glenorchy War Memorial at 10.50am, 11 November 2018.

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

A dance performance by Le Moana exploring the impact of the deadly influenza pandemic on Sāmoa's population. A free event at Te Papa on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, dance, Samoa, Performing Arts Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Ministry for Culture & Heritage Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Join Te Papa on 10 November 2018 for a documentary screening and discussion marking the centenary of the 1918 flu outbreak ­– an epidemic that devastated New Zealand and Sāmoa.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Public Talks & Tours, Influenza, Samoa Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

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