NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities and Projects

Scholar Steven Loveridge will consider the changing perception of WW1 over the last century in relation to Passchendaele in this talk at the National Library, Wellington, 13 Dec 2017, 5.30pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Passchendaele, remembrance Audience: General, genral audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

A talk on the lobbying and rationale behind the creation of an area where men who fought overseas but died locally could be buried with their comrades. Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 11 Nov 2017, 1pm

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Karori, Armistice Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Hear a talk by Yale's Professor Jay Winter exploring the ‘Kodak revolution’ of WW1 and the trail of unofficial photography that ensued. Te Papa, Wellington, 25 Nov 2017, 7pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Photography, History Audience: General, general audiences, historians, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Jane Tolerton speaks about her new book looking at the many roles NZ women played overseas in the First World War. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 9 Nov 2017, 5.30pm

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Women in wartime Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand - Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

A unique opportunity to hear Professor of History at Yale University, Professor Jay Winter speak on the impact of war and how is is remembered. Palmerston North Central Library, 24 Nov 2017, 1pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Commemorations Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Organised by: Palmerston North Central Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Professor of History at Yale University, Professor Jay Winter, will host a fascinating discussion on the spatial logic of war memorials at Palmerston North Central Library, 23 Nov 2017, 5:30pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Memorials and Monuments Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North Organised by: Palmerston North Central Library Category: Conferences, public talks, symposiums

Celebrate the relationship between Cambridge and the French town of Le Quesnoy on the 99th anniversary of the liberation of Le Quesnoy. Cambridge Bowling Club, 4 Nov 2017, 12pm.

Topics: Le Quesnoy, Family & Lifestyle Audience: General, general audiences, Families Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge Organised by: Cambridge Bowling Club Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

"In Flanders Fields" arrangement for choir and piano by David Hamilton and performed by Cantores Choir.

Topics: flanders, memorial, Passchendaele Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin Organised by: Cantores Choir Category: Publications and online resources, Concerts, festivals or performances

In Good-Bye Maoriland, author Chris Bourkes illustrates the centrality of music to New Zealand’s experience of the First World War. Published by Potton & Burton in October 2017.

Topics: Publications, Music, Books, History Audience: historians, General Category: Publications and online resources

Join the town of Cambridge as they commemorate armistice and remember their ongoing friendship with Le Quesnoy, France at Cambridge Town Hall, 12 Nov 2017, 10am.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, rememberence, Le Quesnoy, Armistice Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge Organised by: Cambridge Town Hall Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A day of commemorations will be held in Arapohue to mark the 99th anniversary of Armistice on 11 Nov 2017 from 10.45am.

Topics: memorial, exhibition, community services, Armistice Audience: Community Groups Located in: New Zealand, Dargaville Organised by: Descendants of the late Thomas and Alice Anne Montgomery of Mititai. Category: Commemorative events, parades and services

A fascinating record of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War with commentary and a contemporary soundtrack. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 16 Nov 2017.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Film Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington Organised by: National Library of New Zealand Category: Concerts, festivals or performances

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