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.
Mid-morning civic Anzac Day service at Takapau to commemorate the 1914 Divisional Camp, 25 April 2014.
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.
Maps locating cemeteries which include graves or memorials for members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force who died during the First World War.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researching relatives from the First World War. Have already researched one relative, my Great Uncle.