Activities and Projects
New Zealand marked the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele in October 2017 with a week of services and events in Belgium, including a light and sound show on the Ieper ramparts.
A talk on the lobbying and rationale behind the creation of an area where men who fought overseas but died locally could be buried with their comrades. Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 11 Nov 2017, 1pm
Hear a talk by Yale's Professor Jay Winter exploring the ‘Kodak revolution’ of WW1 and the trail of unofficial photography that ensued. Te Papa, Wellington, 25 Nov 2017, 7pm.
Jane Tolerton speaks about her new book looking at the many roles NZ women played overseas in the First World War. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 9 Nov 2017, 5.30pm
A unique opportunity to hear Professor of History at Yale University, Professor Jay Winter speak on the impact of war and how is is remembered. Palmerston North Central Library, 24 Nov 2017, 1pm.
Professor of History at Yale University, Professor Jay Winter, will host a fascinating discussion on the spatial logic of war memorials at Palmerston North Central Library, 23 Nov 2017, 5:30pm.
Celebrate the relationship between Cambridge and the French town of Le Quesnoy on the 99th anniversary of the liberation of Le Quesnoy. Cambridge Bowling Club, 4 Nov 2017, 12pm.
Join the town of Cambridge as they commemorate armistice and remember their ongoing friendship with Le Quesnoy, France at Cambridge Town Hall, 12 Nov 2017, 10am.
A day of commemorations will be held in Arapohue to mark the 99th anniversary of Armistice on 11 Nov 2017 from 10.45am.
A fascinating record of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War with commentary and a contemporary soundtrack. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 16 Nov 2017.
A commemorative service for the anniversary of Armistice Day will be held at the Palmerston North Cenotaph on 11 Nov 2017 at 11am.
A national commemoration to mark the service of New Zealanders in the Middle East during the First World War. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 31 October, 11am.