Activities and Projects
Dr Nikos Lygeros is working to raise awareness on the battles and sacrifice of the Anzacs during the First World War.
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.
A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.
A web page featuring First World War stories from the Top of the South, contributed by the community and commissioned by the Prow. New stories will be added through the commemoration.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.
Jennifer Haworth presents a well illustrated exploration of the work of New Zealand's Official War Artists and also of its citizen soldiers. Published in April 2016.
Measuring the ANZACs is a "crowd-sourced" transcription of all New Zealand soldiers' records from the First World War. Please visit the website and contribute today.
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.
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.
An MA History thesis looking at the identification and quantification of the NZers employed in the mercantile marine, historiographical analysis and a microhistory of SS Aparima.
Displays of written material, photos and artefacts relating to Prebbleton, Canterbury, and its contribution to the First World War.
A blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.