Activities and Projects
To place the Anzac poppy flower head on the places such as roads and facilities that are named after wartime activities or people.
Retired Belgian judge Dominique Cooreman unearthed an almost forgotten battle in Belgium, where more than 1000 NZ soldiers were killed between mid-June to the end of August 1917.
Sandra Coney's new book explores the faces behind Waitākere's First World War memorials.
Creating a website on the 'Fallen’ named on the Mt Hutt District Memorial Arch, Methven, and ‘The Survivors’ who returned to live in Methven area.
Jennifer Haworth presents a well illustrated exploration of the work of New Zealand's Official War Artists and also of its citizen soldiers. Published in April 2016.
An online exhibition and timeline to commemorate the centenary using documents and images from the Auckland Council Archives collection, plus indexing of names from war memorials.
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
Fearless tells the fascinating story of New Zealand’s military aviation pioneers during the First World War. Part of the official centenary print history series, and published in October 2017.
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.
Te Papa is combining the worlds of movies, model-making and museums to take visitors on a journey back to Gallipoli. This exhibition, developed in partnership with Weta Workshop, opens 18 April 2015.
Featuring Sir Peter Jackson’s collection of First World War aircraft and artefacts, brought to life in sensational sets created by WingNut Films and Weta Workshop.
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.