Activities and Projects
A 70-minute film programme which shows New Zealand’s experience of the First World War.
Canterbury 100 is a collaboration co-ordinated by the region’s major cultural and heritage institutions, telling the story and experiences of Canterbury people during the First World War.
Exhibition of 44 embroidered panels telling some of the moving personal stories of Kiwi soldiers, nurses and doctors welcomed in the community at Hospital No 2 Walton on Thames between 1915 and 1920
Conservation and exhibition of the 1919 "Army Eight" rowing skiff used in the 1919 Peace Regatta on the River Thames in London.
A sculptural work in memorial to the grievous losses of the First World War and a reflection on the idea of 'victory' in war. Now exhibiting in Europe.
Preserving and showcasing the photographs taken by Samuel Hurst Seager, architect of New Zealand’s First World War battlefield memorials in France, Belgium and Turkey.
A project to commission a significant work to recognise the Featherston Military Training Camp. Unveiled on 10 November 2018.
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'. Join in!
The pages on this website reveal the story of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park as told during four virtual field trips facilitated for schools by Learnz. Teaching resources remain online.
The untold story of the New Zealanders who fought the Great War under other flags. Written by Glyn Harper, and published by Massey University Press in April 2019.
A collection of stories about men from Porirua district who served overseas. There will be 200 First World War stories, including men who enlisted from the Porirua Mental Hospital.
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.