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

Transcribing war memorials in Otago & Southland. Publishing details of soldiers in our monthly newsletter. Cross-referencing Invercargill Cenotaph to all memorials for future publication.

Topics: Memorials, Research, Local history, Online Cenotaph, Anzac Day 2014 Audience: General, Researchers, historians, Family history researchers Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin Organised by: Heather Bray, Dunedin Family History Group Category: Research or lifelong learning

Mid-morning civic Anzac Day service at Takapau to commemorate the 1914 Divisional Camp, 25 April 2014.

Takapau Divisional Camp, 1914
Topics: Events, RSA, Anzac Day 2014, Commemorations, Ceremonies Audience: local visitors, veterans, General, Families Located in: New Zealand, Takapau Organised by: Takapau RSA, CHB Promotions Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Historical re-enactments, Memorials or monuments

We intend to invite schools to visit and meet some of our returned and older members in our clubrooms, to see our photos and memorabilia, and to visit our museum.
 

Te Puke RSA
Topics: RSA Audience: School students, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Te Puke Organised by: Te Puke RSA committee Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Maps locating cemeteries which include graves or memorials for members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force who died during the First World War.

Topics: Digital, War Graves, Publications, Beersheba Audience: Researchers, Tourists, Students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage Category: Publications and online resources

A show garden entered into the 2014 Ellerslie flower show. The theme for this abstract and thought-provoking garden is the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the First World War.

Portrayal of the garden to be built at Ellerslie in 2014
Topics: Floral arrangements Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: GLD Architectural Landscape Design Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Memorials or monuments, Creative projects or crafts

An exhibition of Laurence Aberhart's photographs of First World War memorials in New Zealand and Australia, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 12 April 2014-31 August 2014.

Photograph by Laurence Aberhart.
Topics: Exhibitions, August 14, Photography, Touring exhibitions, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General Located in: Dunedin Organised by: Dunedin Public Art Gallery Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Venture Southland is seeking the public’s help in the very first step of gathering knowledge of the whereabouts of all war memorials in the Southland region.

Colac Bay war memorial, Southland
Topics: Websites, Research, Digital Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Gore, New Zealand, Invercargill Organised by: Venture Southland Category: Publications and online resources

Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Wellington Batallion capture of Chunuk Bair on Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. Events in Napier will include a service, beating retreat and military ball.

Topics: Events, Ceremonies, Commemorations, Chunuk Bair Audience: General, Families Located in: Napier Organised by: 7 WnHB Regimental Association Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A student-based conference to be held at Christ's College, Canterbury, 9 May 2014; to help students understand the significance of the sacrifice made during the Great War.

Topics: Events, Education Audience: Teachers, secondary students Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: Christ's College, Canterbury Category: Classroom activities or formal learning, Conferences, public talks, symposiums

An on-line project to commemorate Southland’s role in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915, and to honour the memory of all who served. Launched 4 July 2014.

Members of the 8th Southland Company, Otago Infantry Battalion
Topics: Websites, Lottery Grant Recipients, Digital, Research, Online Cenotaph Audience: Families, Researchers, Teachers, Students, General Located in: New Zealand, Invercargill Organised by: Dr Aaron Fox, Bryce Horrell, Iain Davidson, Southern Institute of Technology Category: Publications and online resources

Researching relatives from the First World War. Have already researched one relative, my Great Uncle.

Topics: Research, Personal projects, Online Cenotaph Located in: France, Auckland Organised by: Peter C Burridge Category: Publications and online resources, Research or lifelong learning

A children's book by Philippa Werry helping young New Zealanders fully understand contemporary commemorations of war.

Anzac poppy
Topics: Anzac Day, Publications, Books, children's books Audience: children Organised by: New Holland Publishers, Philippa Werry Category: Publications and online resources

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