Activities and Projects
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
This book takes readers on a journey into the colourful world of postcards during the First World War, giving a poignant insight into life in New Zealand during the war. Published in August 2015.
The Onward Project aims to publish a photograph of every member of the NZEF who served overseas during the First World War, as a memorial to their service.
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War.
Online and mobile historical content – including free apps, plus improving New Zealand-related information and signage at overseas battlefields and associated museums.
A blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.
An evolving five-year exhibition using real stories of real people - not heroes, but ordinary people striving to achieve in extraordinary circumstances. Opens 5 August 2014.
The only remaining artefact commemorating the people of Kuaotunu who gave their lives during this war, it is important to restore and preserve it it in honour of their memory for generations to come.
Published for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, a major First World War history told for the first time from the British and German perspectives.
While observing a variety of animals, students on this learning programme at Orana Wildlife Park will discuss symbolism and the effectiveness of animal imagery in First World War propaganda posters.
The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.
A 70-minute film programme which shows New Zealand’s experience of the First World War.