NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

The motor launch Nautilus, carried by Merchant Navy hospital ship NZHTS Marama during WWI, will be making three special sailings on Armistice Day, 11 November 2018.

Topics: History, Events, Public Talks & Tours, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: New Zealand Maritime Museum

The 1918 Influenza Project is holding two days to commemorate and remember Wellington's victims of the Influenza Pandemic. At Karori Cemetery, 18 and 25 November 2018. 

Topics: Influenza, Events, History, Wellington, Cemeteries Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

To mark the centenary of the cessation of hostilities two new granite plaques will be unveiled at All Saints Church, Hokitika, on 11 November 2018.

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

Armistice Day will be commemorated with 2 minutes silence at 11am, to be followed by a 'Roaring Chorus'. At the Glenorchy War Memorial at 10.50am, 11 November 2018.

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

A dance performance by Le Moana exploring the impact of the deadly influenza pandemic on Sāmoa's population. A free event at Te Papa on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, dance, Samoa, Performing Arts Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Ministry for Culture & Heritage Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Join Te Papa on 10 November 2018 for a documentary screening and discussion marking the centenary of the 1918 flu outbreak ­– an epidemic that devastated New Zealand and Sāmoa.

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

The MSA Men's Choir is keen to celebrate the centenary of the end of the First World War with a concert at Ashburton Trust Event Centre on 10-11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, choir, choral, Choir, Vocal Music, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Ashburton Organised by: MSA Men's Choir Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Nga Rau Aroha on 11 November 2018 is Te Ahu Centre's Armistice Day remembrance exhibition of the stories of love, honour and sacrifice of Far North people during and after the war.

 

Topics: Events, Armistice, Exhibitions, Local history Located in: New Zealand, Kaitaia Organised by: Te Ahu Centre Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

The commemorative parade and service will be followed by a luncheon and opening of the new Lakeside Soldiers Memorial Hall on 11 November 2018.

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

A service to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day at the Soldiers Memorial in Te Kauwhata, 11 November 2018.

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

Join Orewa Library as they play the live stream of the Armistice Centenary National Celebration, and observe the 2 minute silence followed by the roaring chorus on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, live stream, Roaring Chorus Located in: New Zealand, Orewa Organised by: Orewa Library Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

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