Activities and Projects
A novel for children and young adults by Philippa Werry (author of "Anzac Day" and "Armistice Day")
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
Part of the Government's Urban Cycleways Programme, the cycle/walk path between Rangiora and Kaiapoi was named in memory of the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele.
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.
Over 100 identified/named photographs of New Zealand military nurses upload to the NZANS website.
A collections-driven exhibition project that explores New Zealanders’ objects related to the First World War from both overseas and the home front.
An organisational history of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force covering its formation, initial structure, development and changes.
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.
A new poetry anthology from Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ second annual poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It.
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 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.
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).