NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Leys Orchestra presents a programme highlighting the dramatic contrasts in national outlook during and after the war at the Leys Institute Gym, Auckland, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Music Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Artist Nicole Abbott reflects on the momentous events of 100 years ago through a series of intricate handcrafted creations. At Black Asterisk, Ponsonby, 8-17 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Exhibitions, peace, Art Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Black Asterisk Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

To commemorate Armistice Day, Music Canterbury affiliates including Woolston Brass and the Christchurch City Choir present a concert on 11 November at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand.

Topics: Music, Armistice, Events, peace, Concerts Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: Music Canterbury Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A service at St Peters Hall, Paekakariki, on 11 November 2018 followed by a screening of the film ‘For King and Country’ from Nga Taonga Sound & Vision. 

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

Commemorative church service and wreath laying at Raetihi's Ruapehu Anglican Church, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: Raetihi Organised by: Ruapehu Anglican Church Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Remembering the Tuhoe soldiers who fought in the First World War in an Armistice ceremony at Pipipari Marae, Waimana, on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Maori, Fields of Remembrance Located in: New Zealand, Whakatane Organised by: Ruatoki RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

The concert theme is “Memoirs and Song” which will see a framework of choral pieces interspersed with hymns, short poetry & readings. In Cambridge, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Concert, Music, Event, Le Quesnoy, Armistice Audience: Families, Students, music teachers, All of the Community Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Join Jeffrey Russell as we follow 4 soldiers in the NZ Mounted Rifles during the Battle of Ayun Kara using letters, diaries and official histories. Lower Hutt Libraries in November 2018.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, History, Middle East, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt Organised by: Lower Hutt War Memorial Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Matthew Wright talks about the human side of New Zealand's First World War experience at Gallipoli, on the Western Front, and the Armistice. Lower Hutt War Memorial Library, 3 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Public Talks & Tours Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt Organised by: Lower Hutt War Memorial Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

To mark the centenary of Armistice Day on 11 November 2018, Rotorua Lakes Council are holding a commemoration service and a special day of family activities in Government Gardens.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Concerts, Families Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua Organised by: Rotorua District Council Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Concerts, festivals or performances

The Rotorua District Field of Remembrance will be installed in Government Gardens to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, the end of the First World War, from 7-18 November 2018.

Topics: Fields of Remembrance, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua Organised by: Rotorua District Council Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

To commemorate the liberation of the town of Le Quesnoy in France by NZ troops we will be having a display and live stream of the national ceremony on 4 November in the East Coast Bays Library.

Topics: Events, Le Quesnoy, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Exhibitions, live stream Located in: New Zealand, Browns Bay Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

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