Activities and Projects
An exhibition that explores the stories of Central Otago; leading up to, during, and after the First World War. Full details will be available on our website.
This September 2015 voyage – Athens to Istanbul – remembers New Zealand nurses lost on the Marquette and Australian nurses on Lemnos treating the casualties of the battles of August 1915.
Taupo Choral Society wish to perform a community concert with all music groups in Taupo to commemorate the First World War Centenary. At the Great Lake Centre Oct/Nov 2014.
Bulls Museum is developing a display of local people and personnel who served during the First World War.
This project is about ensuring war memorials in Southland are able to be preserved and commemorated in the near future and the long term.
An interactive living history experience of trench warfare & life in war time at Founders Heritage Park, Nelson. Anzac weekend 2014.
Never a week goes by is an exhibition depicting the impact of the First World War on two Pacific colonies, one English and one French. Opens February 2015, and tours nationally through 2016.
Creating five outdoor floral carpets to commemorate the First World War in Whangarei. Unveiled February 2014.
Christchurch author Billy Barnz is researching and writing an historical publication on the foundation and history of the Dunedin Montecillo War Veterans Home and Hospital.
Fit out of Mosgiel Memorial RSA commemorative library and museum.
Enjoy music and poetry in a concert that commemorates the centenary of the First World War. 24 July 2014, Auckland Town Hall.
New work being premiered in the New Zealand Festival on 28 February 2014, composed by Ross Harris, poetry by Vincent O'Sullivan and Taonga Puoro by Horomona Horo.