Activities and Projects
Conservation and exhibition of the 1919 "Army Eight" rowing skiff used in the 1919 Peace Regatta on the River Thames in London.
The history of the Pacific Islanders who served in the New Zealand Army in the First World War. Written by Howard Weddell, and published in 2016.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
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.
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.
Matariki Tu Rākau supports communities around New Zeland to plant trees together, creating living memorials 100 years after the First World War. Part of the One Billion Trees Programme.
100 portraits of New Zealand's very own Berry Boys along with vintage posters and photographs and artworks of war times will be displayed on mobile screens around the world.
A new book by Trish McCormack & Andrew Gibson explores the letters of NZ soldier Jack Pryce during the First World War.
Window Into WW1 is about showcasing and preserving the First World War heritage of the Manawatu through digitisation and online exhibitions.
New Zealand composer Peter Hobbs has released a single and 360° video to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of Passchendaele (fought on 12 October 1917).
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.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.