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

Creating five outdoor floral carpets to commemorate the First World War in Whangarei. Unveiled February 2014.

Topics: Floral arrangements, Lottery Grant Recipients, Events Audience: General, Students, Families Located in: New Zealand, Whangarei Organised by: Whangarei Art Museum, Whangarei District Council, Whangarei RSA Trust Category: Other

Christchurch author Billy Barnz is researching and writing an historical publication on the foundation and history of the Dunedin Montecillo War Veterans Home and Hospital.

Topics: Books, Publications, Medical care, History, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: The Montecillo Trust Category: Publications and online resources

Fit out of Mosgiel Memorial RSA commemorative library and museum.

Topics: RSA, Lottery Grant Recipients, Faciliites Audience: veterans Located in: New Zealand, Mosgiel Organised by: Mosgiel Memorial RSA Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Enjoy music and poetry in a concert that commemorates the centenary of the First World War. 24 July 2014, Auckland Town Hall.

Topics: Events, Classical Music, Music Audience: Teachers, Students, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

New work being premiered in the New Zealand Festival on 28 February 2014, composed by Ross Harris, poetry by Vincent O'Sullivan and Taonga Puoro by Horomona Horo.

Topics: Music, Events, Maori, Classical Music, Performing Arts Audience: Families, secondary students, veterans, historians Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: New Zealand String Quartet Trust, Choirs Aotearoa New Zealand Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

An exhibition commemorating the centenary of the First World War through the memories and stories of Northlanders. Kiwi North Museum, Whangarei, from April 2014 through to November 2018.

Topics: Events, Lottery Grant Recipients, Exhibitions, Regional history Audience: local visitors, General Located in: New Zealand, Whangarei Organised by: Whangarei Museum and Heritage Trust, Kiwi North Museum Kiwi House & Heritage Park Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Brett Killington leaves Pinhole cameras exposing on the battle fields for 24 hours.

Topics: Passchendaele, Photography, Overseas activities Audience: General Organised by: Brett Killington Category: Creative projects or crafts

This photography project documents the work of the New Zealand tunnellers in Arras during the First World War.

Topics: Photography, New Zealand Tunnelling Company Audience: General Organised by: Brett Killington Category: Creative projects or crafts

An exhibition of 60 watercolours, prints and sketches by NZ servicemen and official war artists with 250 contemporary watercolours by members of Watercolour New Zealand. Opens 18 April 2015.

NZEF on board Balmoral Castle May 1918. Artist Sydney Higgs.
Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Events, Exhibitions, Lottery Grant Recipients, Fine Art Audience: Families, local visitors, Artists, historians, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Watercolour New Zealand Inc., Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities, Preservation, conservation or protection, Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Finding First World War rolls of honour in Point Chevalier, Avondale and New Lynn, researching the names, and those not included on honour boards within the areas, with view to publication.

Topics: Local history, Online Cenotaph, Research Audience: General, Descendants, Family history researchers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Avondale-Waterview Historical Society, Point Chevalier Historical Society Category: Memorials or monuments

Recording a list of First World War service personnel & reserves that listed their occupation as working for the Post Office.

Topics: History, Research Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Andrew McNiven Category: Other

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