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.
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.
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’.
To commemorate Anzac Day 2019 there will be a free public talk in the Services section of Karori Cemetery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A novel for children and young adults by Philippa Werry (author of "Anzac Day" and "Armistice Day")
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.