Activities and Projects
Events, activities and exhibitions will be happening right across the Christchurch City Libraries network throughout 2014 to 2018.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
The New Zealand War Graves Trust, in association with the Auckland War Memorial Museum are creating a photographic archive of the war graves of all New Zealanders from 1899 to the present day.
Book The Obscure Heroes of Liberty: The unknown underground in Belgium helping New Zealand and other soldier prisoners escaped from the Germans. The members of the underground are named.
A collections-driven exhibition project that explores New Zealanders’ objects related to the First World War from both overseas and the home front.
Creating a website on the 'Fallen’ named on the Mt Hutt District Memorial Arch, Methven, and ‘The Survivors’ who returned to live in Methven area.
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.
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.
An Inquiry class for Year 10 students. The students will be encouraged to research and create a project on an aspect of the First World War.
A project to place images and brief information boards about Lower Hutt WW1 soldiers/heroes in locations closest to their residential address at their time of signing up.
A centre for learning in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Buckle St, Wellington.
A commemorative sculptural installation by Helen Pollock within the New Zealand Memorial, Passchendaele Memorial Museum. Unveiled 12 July 2013.