Activities and Projects
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.
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.
A book written by Alan Emerson and Bruce Levy about 100 years of Anzac commemorations in the Wairarapa town of Tinui. Available from Hedleys Bookshop in Masterton from April 2017.
The pages on this website reveal the story of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park as told during four virtual field trips facilitated for schools by Learnz. Teaching resources remain online.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
Canterbury 100 is a collaboration co-ordinated by the region’s major cultural and heritage institutions, telling the story and experiences of Canterbury people during the First World War.
A story of the life and death of Roy Haycock, who was wounded during the battle of Flers-Courcellete in September 1916, and killed at Passchendaele 12 October 1917.
A book detailing the joint project between New Zealand, Australia and Turkey that has produced the first comprehensive archaeological and historical survey of the Anzac battlefield at Gallipoli.
The North Otago Museum is developing an online resource linking information on North Otago Memorial Oaks with the Cenotaph database and information from the Waitaki District Archives.
A project to commission a significant work to recognise the Featherston Military Training Camp. Unveiled on 10 November 2018.
In Good-Bye Maoriland, author Chris Bourkes illustrates the centrality of music to New Zealand’s experience of the First World War. Published by Potton & Burton in October 2017.
Digitisation of First World War personal and official photographs from the collections of the National Army Museum.