NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

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

On 19 January 2019, the Whanganui Vintage Weekend will razzle dazzle with its very own “Dazzle Ball,” inspired by the Chelsea Arts Club's Dazzle Ball in 1919.

Topics: Events, Socials, Singles, Balls, Concerts Located in: New Zealand, Wanganui Organised by: Whanganui Vintage Weekend Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A book detailing the lives of 71 New Zealand families that lost three or more children over the course of the First World War.

Topics: Book, historical interest, commemorative, Family History Audience: General Public, Family history researchers, Researchers, All of the Community Organised by: Fair Dinkum Publications Category: Publications and online resources, Research or lifelong learning

My Y6 students studied World War One & Walking With An ANZAC. We decided to create a memorial mural based on our learning, chose the wall behind our flagpole and the garden it sat in.

Topics: Memorials, Armistice, Schools, Walking With An Anzac Audience: Teachers, primary school children Located in: Whangaparaoa Organised by: Miss Robyn Bennett Teacher Category: Classroom activities or formal learning, Memorials or monuments, Creative projects or crafts

A service at Gisborne's Holy Trinity Church on 11 November 2018 recognise the centenary of Armistice Day, and reflect on our commitment to peace. 

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

The 2018 World of WearableArt Supreme WOW Award winner WAR sTOrY will be on public display at the National War Memorial in Wellington from 10-16 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Exhibitions, Craft & Object Art Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: WW100 Programme Office, World of WearableArts Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

An afternoon of music will fill Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War 100 years ago, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Music, Variety Concerts, carillon Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Wellington City Council Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

A fantastic day is planned in Bluff on Sunday 11 November 2018 to mark 100 years since Armistice Day at the end of the First World War.

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

To mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, there will be a history display at the Hataitai Bowling Club on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, History, Local history Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Exhibitions and new educational facilities

The Arts Centre in Christchurch will join with the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on Sunday 11 November.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Roaring Chorus Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch Organised by: Christchurch Arts Centre Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

The Mt Hutt Memorial Hall Board and WW100 Project Team invite you to the Hall on Sunday 11 November at 11am for a minute's silence.

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

A short service at Mataura's Cenotaph to commemorate the Armistice on 11 November 1918 for the lives lost and the 100th anniversary of end of the First World War.

 

 

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

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