Activities and Projects
The 2017 upgrade reflects the memorial’s importance as a centre of the city’s war and peace commemorations and will better cater for the growing Anzac Day crowds.
To commemorate the centenary, on 25 April 1915, of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NZ Post teamed up to mint a commemorative 50 cent coin.
The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.
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.
An online exhibition and timeline to commemorate the centenary using documents and images from the Auckland Council Archives collection, plus indexing of names from war memorials.
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.
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served the First World War with its second addition to the their stamp and coin programme, titled 1915 The Spirit of Anzac.
We are making an interpretation panel on the soldiers and nurses from Dipton who served in the First World War. It includes facts, names and photos of Dipton and the war zones.
The development and promotion of resources to Ngāi Tahu whānui and the wider community, that share the stories and history of our soldiers who contributed to New Zealand’s war effort.
Activities for the Whanganui area include a major exhibition, digitisation of community held records, a newsletter, art exhibitions and memorials photography.
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.
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.