Activities and Projects
Marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba. 31 October 2017, Beersheba (Be’er Sheva), Israel.
A Battle of Passchendaele commemorative service will be held at at the Mount Maunganui Cenotaph on 14 October at 2pm.
Belgian musician Jef Neve will perform a solo concert to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Victoria University Hunter Council Chamber, Wellington, 13 Oct 2017, 6pm.
A play delving into the experience of three Otago men on the battlefields of the Western Front. Globe Theatre, Dunedin, 5-14 Oct 2017.
A powerful new exhibition about the experience of New Zealanders in the tragic Battle of Passchendaele. The Great War Exhibition, Wellington, 4 Oct – 3 Dec 2017.
Dr Ryan McLane is set to lead a public talk on the spread of influenza in the Pacific during the 1918 flu pandemic. Karori Recreation Centre, Wellington, 29 Oct 2017, 2pm.
A live action tribute to the Otago soldiers who lost their lives at the Battle of Passchendaele during the First World War. Dunedin, 14 Oct 2017, 12pm.
Find out about the 'missing' memorials of the Māori communities on the East Coast at Auckland Central City Library, 15 Nov 2017, 12pm.
A memorial concert by the Aorangi Singers and Symphony Orchestra, the third in a series of First World War commemorative concerts at St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland, 4 November 2017, 7pm.
Join Good Sons author Greg Hall as he talks about his new novel. Te Ahumairangi Ground Floor, National Library, Wellington, 12 October 2017, 5:30pm.
An exhibition bringing to life the hardships felt by the men and women of Porirua serving on the Western Front during the First World War. Pātaka Art + Museum, Porirua, 8-29 Oct 2017.
In the lead up to the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, Belgian historian Freddy Declerk will present a talk at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington on 24 Sept 2017 at 4:30pm.