Activities and Projects
Of the 3600 men and women of Nelson Province who served in the First World War a total of 680 died as a direct result of the war. Currently 93 of them are remembered on the Anzac Park Cenotaph.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
"The Line of Fire", Capt Matt Gauldie's commemorative bronze statue of Gallipoli artist, mapmaker, & Hamilton hero: Sapper Horace Moore-Jones. Unveiled 27 March 2015.
Publication of a book about animals and birds in service during the First World War.
With Mt Maunganui RSA, we're fundraising to build Papamoa's war memorial to be completed by 11/11/18.
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.
The repatriation of film showing Kiwis at the European and home fronts held in overseas archives and the building of a shared Anzac website to showcase sounds and images of the War.
A book written by Alan Emerson and Bruce Levy about 100 years of Anzac commemorations in the Wairarapa town of Tinui. Available from Hedleys Bookshop in Masterton from April 2017.
Digitisation of First World War personal and official photographs from the collections of the National Army Museum.
A book detailing the joint project between New Zealand, Australia and Turkey that has produced the first comprehensive archaeological and historical survey of the Anzac battlefield at Gallipoli.
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 book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.