Activities and Projects
Salute Wairoa creates a digital, multi-media, touch table record of First World War Wairoa stories, including rediscovered memories. Unveiled at Wairoa Museum in July 2018.
Canterbury 100 is a collaboration co-ordinated by the region’s major cultural and heritage institutions, telling the story and experiences of Canterbury people during the First World War.
A museum and research centre commemorating Rannerdale and Canterbury's First World War stories, archives, and research facilities.
Online and mobile historical content – including free apps, plus improving New Zealand-related information and signage at overseas battlefields and associated museums.
The only remaining artefact commemorating the people of Kuaotunu who gave their lives during this war, it is important to restore and preserve it it in honour of their memory for generations to come.
This video features NZ pianist Kris Baines performing "God Defend New Zealand", in a reflective style. There is also a moving monument scene with a father and his children paying homage.
Collecting the stories, photos and documents of Waipu people who served in the First World War and building a village exhibition. Opens August 2014.
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served the First World War with its second addition to the their stamp and coin programme, titled 1915 The Spirit of Anzac.
We've created a series animated videos to explore some of the more curious aspects of New Zealand's First World War experience. Released periodically over 2016-17.
This book takes readers on a journey into the colourful world of postcards during the First World War, giving a poignant insight into life in New Zealand during the war. Published in August 2015.
A publication which includes profiles of all men listed on the Rotorua First World War cenotaph and Arawa Soldiers' War Memorial in the Rotorua Government gardens.
While observing a variety of animals, students on this learning programme at Orana Wildlife Park will discuss symbolism and the effectiveness of animal imagery in First World War propaganda posters.