Activities and Projects
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
Digitisation of 'The Mataura Ensign' newspapers from 1915 to 1919.
Spurred On is a compelling interactive documentary following New Zealand actor Dean O'Gorman to Passchendaele, the site of New Zealand's darkest day in the First World War.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
A series of animated videos released in the lead-up to Anzac Day 2017 exploring some of the personal stories from Ngā Tapuwae Western Front trails.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.
A family return to Armentières 100 year after my Grandfather (Pop) was there during the First World War.
Part of the Government's Urban Cycleways Programme, the cycle/walk path between Rangiora and Kaiapoi was named in memory of the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele.
An organisational history of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force covering its formation, initial structure, development and changes.
To commemorate the centenary, on 25 April 1915, of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NZ Post teamed up to mint a commemorative 50 cent coin.
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
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.