Activities and Projects
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served in the First World War with the fourth addition to its stamp and coin programme, titled 1917 The Darkest Hour.
A New Zealand Garden for Peace in Le Quesnoy, France, to be unveiled on 10 November 2018.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
A series of animated videos released in the lead-up to Anzac Day 2017 exploring some of the personal stories from Ngā Tapuwae Western Front trails.
An online exhibition and timeline to commemorate the centenary using documents and images from the Auckland Council Archives collection, plus indexing of names from war memorials.
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.
Balls, Bullets and Boots explores the impact that the First World War hostilities had on New Zealand’s signature sport and its sportspeople.
A website that tells the stories of the young men in Canterbury who were imprisoned for their beliefs, and the women, men and peace groups who supported them.
The restoration of the flagstaff memorial at Te Tokanganui-a-noho marae, Te Kuiti which records and honours the names of 77 men from Ngāti Maniapoto who served overseas during the First World War.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.
To commemorate the centenary of the Armistice and honour those who served in the First World War, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is releasing a commemorative 50 cent circulating coin.
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.