Activities and Projects
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
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.
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.
As part of Southland's commemorations, Venture Southland has coordinated the production of 169 street banners and 43 flags. These flags will be displayed throughout the region.
A reworking of Bob Kerr's paintings of the conscientious objectors' experience, brought them to life in a short film. Plays several times each day at Wellington Museum until 2018.
A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.
Thames-Coromandel District Council is developing a conservation plan for the Thames Monument, an early 1920s memorial which commemorates local soldiers who were lost in the First World War.
The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.
In commemoration of the First World War Centenary, MOTAT is celebrating the stories of the pilots who trained at the New Zealand Flying School in Auckland between 1915-19 before serving overseas.
An innovative feature documentary created to bring the story of the New Zealand experience at Gallipoli to life for a modern audience through a reimagined world. Released in 2015.
A new poetry anthology from Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ second annual poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It.