Activities and Projects
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 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.
Repainting of Whangaroa RSA building in Kaeo in its original 1925 colours
A collection of stories about men from Porirua district who served overseas. There will be 200 First World War stories, including men who enlisted from the Porirua Mental Hospital.
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War.
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.
A novel for children and young adults by Philippa Werry (author of "Anzac Day" and "Armistice Day")
Digitisation of 'The Mataura Ensign' newspapers from 1915 to 1919.
New Zealand Post continues to remember and honour those who served the First World War with its second addition to the their stamp and coin programme, titled 1915 The Spirit of Anzac.
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.
This new publication by Professor Kay Morris Matthews and co-published by Tairawhiti Museum and EIT is about making visible the work that NZ women undertook overseas during the First World War.