Activities and Projects
The Zimbelstern Foundation are delighted to present an organ concert on Anzac Day 2019 at Wellington's St Mary of the Angels, ‘Gloria in Exclesis - Remembering the Fallen’.
Take an in-depth look at the stories behind five of the Carillon bells dedicated by Wellingtonians in memory of those who died in the First World War.
Te Papa is combining the worlds of movies, model-making and museums to take visitors on a journey back to Gallipoli. This exhibition, developed in partnership with Weta Workshop, opens 18 April 2015.
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.
Salute Wairoa creates a digital, multi-media, touch table record of First World War Wairoa stories, including rediscovered memories. Unveiled at Wairoa Museum in July 2018.
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.
Raglan Museum's exhibition 'Raglan Remembers World War 1' tells the stories of 154 Raglan soldiers with interviews of descendants reading letters and diaries from the battlefields.
Production of a poster about the impact of the war in NZ, featuring repatriation celebrations, and another on the Dept of Agriculture's role modernising farming practices after the war.
A collection of pieces focusing on the people, personalities and leaders in the First World War. Published by Massey University Press in April 2016.
In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the NZEF as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. This updated book describing their experience was published mid-2018.
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.
The Walking With An Anzac Tumblr supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.