Activities and Projects
Digitisation of 'The Mataura Ensign' newspapers from 1915 to 1919.
A riverside garden in memory of military personnel killed in the First World War, focusing on Hamilton city's connection with the Belgian town of Ieper (Ypres).
Quick March was the official monthly publication of the New Zealand Returned Soldiers' Association between 1918 and 1923. Auckland Libraries are digitising it to make it available online.
A project seeking to establish the first permanent New Zealand War Memorial Museum in the town of Le Quesnoy, France, in time for the centenary of the town's liberation on 4 November 1918.
A New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium will be unveiled on 12 October 2017, the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
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.
Through the works of eight young artists, the Luck of the Draw website explores contemporary ideas around conscription, war and the ballot that forced 20,000 New Zealanders to fight overseas.
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).
Fearless tells the fascinating story of New Zealand’s military aviation pioneers during the First World War. Part of the official centenary print history series, and published in October 2017.
Displays of written material, photos and artefacts relating to Prebbleton, Canterbury, and its contribution to the First World War.
The Troopers Tale - The History of The Otago Mounted Rifles is the complete and authorised narrative of the Otago Mounted Rifles, edited by the late Dr Don Mackay.