NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Taupō Museum, in association with The Live Poets, invite you to attend our 100 year Armistice Day commemoration with live war and peace poetry readings in the Ora Garden on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice, poetry Located in: New Zealand, Taupo Organised by: Taupo Museum, The Live Poets Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A special tree planting ceremony taking place at the First World War Memorial Tree Walk at Churchill Glade in Pollard Park on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Trees Located in: New Zealand, Blenheim Organised by: Marlborough RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

NZ Warbirds are very proud to be undertaking a commemorative flypast of the Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph on 11th November in conjunction with the Auckland RSA.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Vintage Planes, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Returned and Services Association Incorporated, New Zealand Warbirds Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Historical re-enactments

The service at Napier's Trinity Methodist Church on 11 November 2018 will recognise the centenary of Armistice Day, and reflect on our commitment to peace: through liturgy, song and prayer.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Church Service Located in: New Zealand, Napier Organised by: Trinity Methodist Church Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

320 large-scale poppies, painted by students from local intermediate schools, will be placed around Tauranga's cenotaph for the Armistice Day commemoration at 11am on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, poppies, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

An installation at Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North, to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. 6 November - 2 December 2018.

Topics: Events, Museums, Armistice, poppies Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Organised by: Te Manawa Museum of Art Science & History Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

Join archivist, Gareth Winter as he talks about the new book 100 Years, 100 Lives. At Masterton District Library on 9 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Books, Publications, Public Talks & Tours Located in: New Zealand, Masterton Organised by: Masterton District Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

The Waipa District is participating in the world-wide "Battle's O'er" tributes for the end of hostilities in the First World War on the morning of 11 November 2018. 

Topics: Armistice, Events, Music Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

What are you reading this November 11? You're invited to come to Timaru Library and take a selfie with our WW1 Soldier with your selection of Armistice reading to post on our Facebook page.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Libraries, Soldiers, community participation Located in: New Zealand, Timaru Category: Publications and online resources, Research or lifelong learning

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, after four years of brutal conflict, war finally gave way to peace. Join us as we commemorate Armistice Day in Waimate, 9-11 Nov 2018

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Memorials and Monuments, Roaring Chorus, Armistice Audience: General Public, veterans, All of the Community Located in: New Zealand, Waimate Organised by: Waimate RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Memorials or monuments, Concerts, festivals or performances

Hokitika commemorative services for Armistice Day at Regent Theatre and Cass Square on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, RSA, Hokitika, Church Service Audience: Students, RSA, All, senior citizens Located in: New Zealand, Hokitika Organised by: Hokitika RSA, St Andrews Church, Hokitika's Regent Theatre, Hokitika Brass Band Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Members of the public and service organisations are invited to attend the Armistice Memorial Service which will be held at the Te Kuiti Cenotaph on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Te Kuiti Organised by: Te Kuiti RSA, Waitomo District Council Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

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