Activities and Projects
Publication of a book about animals and birds in service during the First World War.
We've created a series animated videos to explore some of the more curious aspects of New Zealand's First World War experience. Released periodically over 2016-17.
Of the 3600 men and women of Nelson Province who served in the First World War a total of 680 died as a direct result of the war. Currently 93 of them are remembered on the Anzac Park Cenotaph.
Sandra Coney's new book explores the faces behind Waitākere's First World War memorials.
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.
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.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
A beautiful book and online publication to record the stories of the 32 Audit Department staff who served during the First World War. Launched August 2014.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.
To place the Anzac poppy flower head on the places such as roads and facilities that are named after wartime activities or people.
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.
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.