NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

An exhibition that tells the story of the end of the war in a new light: what was it like for those who lived after the fighting stopped? At Alexander Turnbull Library, 10 Sep - 1 Dec 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Exhibitions, Diary, History Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Alexander Turnbull Library, Victoria University of Wellington Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the NZEF as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. This updated book describing their experience was published mid-2018.

Topics: Niue, Book, Pacific Islands, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, New Zealand Army Audience: Readers, General Public, Students, Teachers, Pacific cultures Organised by: Otago University Press Category: Publications and online resources

An Armistice Day centenary parade and service, including the unveiling of The Taranaki Salute to The Anzacs, at the New Plymouth Cenotaph on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Statues Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, New Plymouth Organised by: New Plymouth RSA Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

To commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day, the Fields of Remembrance Trust has laid out a field, called the Memorial Field, at the Auckland Domain from 20 October to 20 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Fields of Remembrance, Commemorations, Ceremonies Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: The Fields of Remembrance Trust Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A promenade theatre performance on the 100 year anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic that plagued New Zealand. At Victoria University of Wellington, 9-17 October 2018.

Topics: Events, Influenza, Theatre, Theatrical performances Audience: General, theatre goers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Victoria University of Wellington Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The Waiheke RSA is asking the Island community to stop and pause at 11am on the 11th November.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Waiheke Island Organised by: 11 November 2018 Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Historian Anna Rogers' print history on the hundreds of doctors, nurses, stretcher-bearers and other medical service personnel who cared for the sick and wounded in the war. Due out November 2018

Topics: Publications, History, Military medical care, Medical care Organised by: Massey University Press Category: Publications and online resources

A play of two parts at University of Otago, remembering student soldiers who returned to their studies after serving in the First World War. Play runs from 6-8 September 2018.

Topics: Events, Performances, Plays, University of Otago Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The Government will mark the centenary with a national commemoration at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: WW100 Programme Office Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Hear local historian Lesley Wilson talk about her recent overseas travels to France, Belgium, Egypt, and Turkey to research Albany locals at war. At Albany War Memorial Library on 3 October 2018.

Topics: Events, History, Public Talks & Tours, Local history Located in: New Zealand, Albany Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Join the New Zealand Defence Force for the final commemorative activity of the First World War Centenary at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at 7.30pm on Armistice Day, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Last Post Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: New Zealand Defence Force Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

New Zealand will mark the centenary of its last significant action in the First World War with a national ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on 4 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Le Quesnoy, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, France Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: WW100 Programme Office, Visits & Ceremonies Office - Department of Internal Affairs Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

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