Activities and Projects
Thames-Coromandel District Council is developing a conservation plan for the Thames Monument, an early 1920s memorial which commemorates local soldiers who were lost in the First World War.
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 series of authoritative and accessible print histories on New Zealand and the First World War.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.
Recording and displaying Methven's First World War soldier stories in the Methven Heritage Centre during the centenary period.
Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters and so on of locals connected with the First World War.
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 blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.
Historian Anna Rogers' print history on the hundreds of doctors, nurses, stretcher-bearers and other medical service personnel who cared for the sick and wounded in the war. Due out November 2018
To commemorate the centenary of the Armistice and honour those who served in the First World War, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is releasing a commemorative 50 cent circulating coin.
Repainting of Whangaroa RSA building in Kaeo in its original 1925 colours