Activities and Projects
The Friends of St John's Trust have restored and repaired the Memorial Lych Gate at St John's Church in Trentham, Upper Hutt.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.
Share and explore stories about servicemen and women with Plimmerton (Wellington) connections who served in the First World War.
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.
A riverside garden in memory of military personnel killed in the First World War, focusing on Hamilton city's connection with the Belgian town of Ieper (Ypres).
This new book commemorates the day when fighting stopped in 1918 and looks at what happened next. Partnered with best-selling Anzac Day, it makes an excellent reference for the whole family.
The Walking With An Anzac Tumblr supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.
A blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.
Since writing you last... features the letters of four Southland First World War soldiers. Over 1700 pages from 307 letters have been digitised, transcribed, and made available to the public.
With assistance from the general public of New Zealand, we are aiming to produce one hand crafted poppy for each serviceman and woman lost by our nation in WWI. That is 18,166 poppies!
While observing a variety of animals, students on this learning programme at Orana Wildlife Park will discuss symbolism and the effectiveness of animal imagery in First World War propaganda posters.
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.