Activities and Projects
An innovative feature documentary created to bring the story of the New Zealand experience at Gallipoli to life for a modern audience through a reimagined world. Released in 2015.
A reworking of Bob Kerr's paintings of the conscientious objectors' experience, brought them to life in a short film. Plays several times each day at Wellington Museum until 2018.
Preserving and showcasing the photographs taken by Samuel Hurst Seager, architect of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials in France, Belgium and Turkey.
A publication telling the little-known story from the end of the war when New Zealand troops cut a giant Kiwi into the chalk hill behind Bulford camp, England. Published in 2018.
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.
Balls, Bullets and Boots explores the impact that the First World War hostilities had on New Zealand’s signature sport and its sportspeople.
Jane Tolerton's book Ettie Rout: New Zealand’s safer sex pioneer details the achievements of a woman who pioneered safer sex initiatives for New Zealand troops in the First World War.
Activities for the Whanganui area include a major exhibition, digitisation of community held records, a newsletter, art exhibitions and memorials photography.
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'. Join in!
As part of Southland's commemorations, Venture Southland has coordinated the production of 169 street banners and 43 flags. These flags will be displayed throughout the region.
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.
Flowers of War is an intricately connected artwork drawing on stories of World War One from local communities archives and museums. At Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance from October 2018.