Activities and Projects
NZ proudly recognises the service of many men and women in both World Wars. Hamilton Civic Choir is marking this significant day with a special commemoration concert on 10 November 2018.
New Zealand composer Peter Hobbs has released a single and 360° video to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of Passchendaele (fought on 12 October 1917).
A project to audit and digitise the First World War collections at the Waimate Historical Society, and encourage members of the public to share personal stories and artefacts.
The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.
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.
A family return to Armentières 100 year after my Grandfather (Pop) was there during the First World War.
A new exhibition looking at Passchendaele from the perspective of those who took part. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 8.30am - 5pm.
A New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium will be unveiled on 12 October 2017, the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
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.
Part of the Government's Urban Cycleways Programme, the cycle/walk path between Rangiora and Kaiapoi was named in memory of the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele.
A museum and research centre commemorating Rannerdale and Canterbury's First World War stories, archives, and research facilities.
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.