WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 2019

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NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s top secondary school debaters will consider New Zealand’s global role in a debate at Parliament to mark the centenary of end of the First World War.

Topics: Treaty of Versailles, Debates Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: WW100 Programme Office Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

Grant’s Arts and Music Festival proudly presents “War and Peace” Centenary Commemoration Viola Recital (1919-2019), featuring Milan Milisavljević and Sherry Grant in May 2019.

Topics: Events, Music, Concerts, peace Located in: New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Grant’s Arts and Music Festival Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The Zimbelstern Foundation are delighted to present an organ concert on Anzac Day 2019 at Wellington's St Mary of the Angels, ‘Gloria in Exclesis - Remembering the Fallen’. 

Topics: Events, Concerts, Anzac Day 2019 Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

To commemorate Anzac Day 2019 there will be a free public talk in the Services section of Karori Cemetery.

Topics: Events, Anzac Day 2019, Cemeteries, Public Talks & Tours Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Using stories, letters and film, Dead Letters, Great War Stories brings to vivid life the personal experiences of the First World War. National Library of New Zealand, 24 April 2019.

Topics: Events, Censorship, Documentaries, Public Talks & Tours Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

An evening of music under the stars with celebrated mezzo soprano Kristin Darragh in Auckland on 24 April 2019. Finishes with the Last Post and procession of remembrance.

Topics: Events, Opera, Concerts Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Category: Commemorative events, parades and services, Concerts, festivals or performances

Created from real letters from Poilus, this is a dynamic one-man show that tells the story of a young man who went to the Great War. In Rotorua on 10 April 2019.

Topics: Events, Plays, Theatrical performances, France Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

The untold story of the New Zealanders who fought the Great War under other flags. Written by Glyn Harper, and published by Massey University Press in April 2019. 

Topics: History, Publications, First World War Centenary History Programme, Soldiers, nurses Organised by: Massey University Press, Massey University Category: Publications and online resources

The fourth and final in Aorangi Symphony Orchestra's series of World War One commemoration concerts, at the Auckland Town Hall on 31 March 2019. 

Topics: Events, Orchestra, Orchestral music, peace, Treaty of Versailles Located in: New Zealand, Auckland Organised by: Aorangi Symphony Orchestra Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A novel for children and young adults by Philippa Werry (author of "Anzac Day" and "Armistice Day")     

Topics: Publications, Books, children's books, Armistice, influenza epidemic Audience: children, young adults, Teachers, primary and secondary students Organised by: Philippa Werry Category: Publications and online resources

This talk in Palmerston North on 11 April 2019 explores these processes of cultural mobilisation and demobilisation and their larger implications for posterity’s sense of the Great War.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, History, repatriation, troops returning Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Organised by: Palmerston North Central Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

The author, Dr. Kenneth Baker, will talk about his new book, “The Obscure Heroes of Liberty” on 13 January 2019 at the Museum, Omapere. 

Topics: author, Ken Baker, Belgium, Events, Public Talks & Tours Audience: social historians, Teachers, family historians, members, General Public Located in: Hokianga Organised by: Hokianga Historical Society Inc. Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

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