Activities and Projects
Tauranga City Libraries are collecting the stories, photographs, letters and so on of locals connected with the First World War.
Events, activities and exhibitions will be happening right across the Christchurch City Libraries network throughout 2014 to 2018.
Part of the First World War centenary history programme, this printed overview of New Zealanders’ experiences on the Western Front was published in September 2016.
Book The Obscure Heroes of Liberty: The unknown underground in Belgium helping New Zealand and other soldier prisoners escaped from the Germans. The members of the underground are named.
Over 100 identified/named photographs of New Zealand military nurses upload to the NZANS website.
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.
My Y6 students studied World War One & Walking With An ANZAC. We decided to create a memorial mural based on our learning, chose the wall behind our flagpole and the garden it sat in.
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.
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
Plans are in place for the Kaikoura Memorial Gardens to receive a much needed upgrade in time for the centenary of Armisitce Day in 2018.
Travelling exhibition from the National Army Museum - 'Heartlanders of World War One' - about New Zealanders on the Western Front.
An organisational history of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force covering its formation, initial structure, development and changes.