Activities and Projects
Post to the Past aims to individually commemorate all the NZ soldiers who fell in the battle of Messines (Belgium). Participants are asked to leave a personal message for 'their' kiwi.
We are making an interpretation panel on the soldiers and nurses from Dipton who served in the First World War. It includes facts, names and photos of Dipton and the war zones.
Chinese Anzacs: Australians of Chinese Descent in the Defence Forces 1885-1919 - Second Edition revised to include New Zealand-born Chinese of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1914-1919.
The mana attached to Rotorua’s Te Arawa Soldiers Memorial is being restored thanks to a large contribution from the Lotteries World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Fund.
A groundbreaking physical theatre show exploring a friendship across cultures against the back drop of WW1. Performed in NZSL, English & Serbian. Accessible for Deaf and hearing audiences.
A book detailing the joint project between New Zealand, Australia and Turkey that has produced the first comprehensive archaeological and historical survey of the Anzac battlefield at Gallipoli.
An evolving five-year exhibition using real stories of real people - not heroes, but ordinary people striving to achieve in extraordinary circumstances. Opens 5 August 2014.
A series of essays and exhibitions on the role of New Zealand Police in the First World War will be available between August 2014 and November 2018.
Published for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, a major First World War history told for the first time from the British and German perspectives.
Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters and so on of locals connected with the First World War.
Digitisation of 'The Mataura Ensign' newspapers from 1915 to 1919.
A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.