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

We are helping create a nation-wide Roaring Chorus to mark the Armistice centenary. Join us at an Armistice centenary service at Levin's Cenotaph on 11 November 2018.

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

The centenary gives us the opportunity to acknowledge the loss and trauma of the First World War, and reflect on peace and hope at the centenary of its closure. Foxton Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.

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

A bugler will perform the daily ritual of playing Reveille & Last Post at the Armistice Field of Remembrance during the period 19 October to 15 November 2018 at Auckland Domain.

Topics: Armistice, Fields of Remembrance, Events, Last Post Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Returned and Services Association Incorporated Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

The bells of the church of St.Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland, will join in NZ's Roaring Chorus at 11.02am; and in sync with the world at 12.30pm and at 7.05pm.  

Topics: bellringing, Heritage, Roaring Chorus, Ringing for Peace, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: St.Matthew's Society of Bellringers Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

10 November 2018: RSA Franklin will be hosting a commemorative dinner & dance at Pukekohe War Memorial Town Hall. All welcome to attend. Tickets on sale now. 

Topics: Returned Service Assn, Armistice, Events Located in: New Zealand, Pukekohe Organised by: RSA Franklin Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Hunterville RSA will be holding an Armistice Service of Remembrance to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice, to be held at the Hunterville Cenotaph and everyone is invited to join us.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Hunterville Organised by: Hunterville RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Memorials or monuments

A film and panel talk at Te Papa on 10 November 2018 exploring the effects of the 1918 influenza outbreak in New Zealand and Sāmoa.

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

On 11 November 2018, Cambridge will commemorate Armistice Day with a parade in Victoria Street, followed by a commemorative service and wreathlaying in the plaza outside the Town Hall.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge Organised by: Cambridge Community Board Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Armistice 100th commemoration parade and wreathlaying ceremony at Gisborne's Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice Day, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne Organised by: Gisborne RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

In this Family History Talk Gillian Headifen explores the Turnbull collections to identify materials relating this significant battle. At the National Library, Wellington, 20 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, Le Quesnoy, Family History Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand - Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Feilding's Armistice Day is a Community Event aimed at recapturing the energy of the original Armistice Day of 1918. Manchester Square, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Families Located in: New Zealand, Feilding Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Concerts, festivals or performances

Commemorative tree planting and plaque unveiling by Mayor Lianne Dalziel at Park of Remembrance, 4 Novmeber 2018.

Topics: Le Quesnoy, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

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