Activities and Projects
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.
Book The Obscure Heroes of Liberty: The unknown underground in Belgium helping New Zealand and other soldier prisoners escaped from the Germans. The members of the underground are named.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
An edited letter collection based on those written between Trish Macky's great grandparents, culminating in the Lusitania disaster of May 1915.
Creating a searchable database of information about Hawke’s Bay fallen and returned First World War servicemen, who are named on rolls of honour and memorials in the region.
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.
An online resource telling a modern and accessible story about the New Zealand Division's role at the Western Front.
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 centre for learning in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Buckle St, Wellington.
This book records, for the first time, biographies and stories about the nurses (both registered and unregistered) and chaplains with a Nelson/Tasman connection, who served in the First World War.
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.