NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Please join us in commemorating the signing of the Armistice, declaring an end to First World War hostilities and the start of the peace process, on 11 November 2018, in Seymour Square. 

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

A service to commemorate the fallen from the First World War. Invercargill Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.

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

Dedication and Gifting of the Featherston Camp Sculpture on 10 November 2018. Followed by refreshments afterwards in Kiwi Hall, 62 Bell Street, Featherston.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Sculpture, Military camps Located in: New Zealand, Featherston Organised by: Featherston Camp Memorial Group Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Watch a screening of rare footage from New Zealand's involvement in the First World War at the Whangarei Central Library on 9 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Film Located in: New Zealand, Whangarei Organised by: Whangarei Central Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

We would like to invite people to attend our celebration and remembrance of our fallen colleagues from the First World War. Witch Hill Memorial, Banks Peninsula, 11 November 2018.

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

We are helping create a nation-wide Roaring Chorus to mark the Armistice centenary. Join us at an Armistice centenary service at Levin's Cenotaph on 11 November 2018.

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

The centenary gives us the opportunity to acknowledge the loss and trauma of the First World War, and reflect on peace and hope at the centenary of its closure. Foxton Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.

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

A bugler will perform the daily ritual of playing Reveille & Last Post at the Armistice Field of Remembrance during the period 19 October to 15 November 2018 at Auckland Domain.

Topics: Armistice, Fields of Remembrance, Events, Last Post Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Auckland Returned and Services Association Incorporated Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

The bells of the church of St.Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland, will join in NZ's Roaring Chorus at 11.02am; and in sync with the world at 12.30pm and at 7.05pm.  

Topics: bellringing, Heritage, Roaring Chorus, Ringing for Peace, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: St.Matthew's Society of Bellringers Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

10 November 2018: RSA Franklin will be hosting a commemorative dinner & dance at Pukekohe War Memorial Town Hall. All welcome to attend. Tickets on sale now. 

Topics: Returned Service Assn, Armistice, Events Located in: New Zealand, Pukekohe Organised by: RSA Franklin Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

Hunterville RSA will be holding an Armistice Service of Remembrance to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice, to be held at the Hunterville Cenotaph and everyone is invited to join us.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Hunterville Organised by: Hunterville RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Memorials or monuments

A film and panel talk at Te Papa on 10 November 2018 exploring the effects of the 1918 influenza outbreak in New Zealand and Sāmoa.

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

Pages