Activities and Projects
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.
From Tauranga to the Trenches mobile exhibition uses interactive technology and visual displays to tell the stories of local men who were involved in the First World War.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
The Onward Project aims to publish a photograph of every member of the NZEF who served overseas during the First World War, as a memorial to their service.
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 stories, photos and documents of Waipu people who served in the First World War and building a village exhibition. Opens August 2014.
'Passchendaele: A Descent into Hell' tells the story of the New Zealand Division at Passchendaele in October 1917. National Army Museum, Waiōuru, 12 December 2017 - 30 April 2018.
A centre for learning in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Buckle St, Wellington.
A web-based project, commissioned by New Zealand Post, highlighting the vital role played by New Zealand’s postal system – the Internet of its time – during the First World War.
A special issue of the Women's Studies Journal, including articles engaging in historical critique of women's experiences in the First World War, is to be published in June 2016.
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War.
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.