Activities and Projects
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
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.
The Otago Settlers Association in conjunction with Toitū Otago Settlers Museum are producing a documentary following the journey of the Otago Infantry Regiment and Mounted Rifles 1914-1919.
New Zealand composer Peter Hobbs has released a single and 360° video to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of Passchendaele (fought on 12 October 1917).
This trust intends to honour Archibald Baxter and other conscientious objectors from New Zealand during the First World War centenary.
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.
Terry Kinloch's comprehensive biography of General Sir Alexander Godley, presenting for the first time a fair and balanced look at his time as commander of the NZEF. Published in November 2018.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.
Christopher Pugsley's new book, The Camera in the Crowd, explores film's early days in New Zealand, from its introduction in the late 1800s, to the role it played in WW1.
This book takes readers on a journey into the colourful world of postcards during the First World War, giving a poignant insight into life in New Zealand during the war. Published in August 2015.
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.
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.