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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Waiheke RSA is asking the Island community to stop and pause at 11am on the 11th November.
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
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.
The Government will mark the centenary with a national commemoration at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on 11 November 2018.
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.
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.
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.