Activities and Projects
A memorial to the men from Pacific countries who joined ranks with New Zealanders in the World Wars will be unveiled at Pukeahu following a design competition in 2018.
'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.
Retired Belgian judge Dominique Cooreman unearthed an almost forgotten battle in Belgium, where more than 1000 NZ soldiers were killed between mid-June to the end of August 1917.
"The Line of Fire", Capt Matt Gauldie's commemorative bronze statue of Gallipoli artist, mapmaker, & Hamilton hero: Sapper Horace Moore-Jones. Unveiled 27 March 2015.
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.
A novel for children and young adults by Philippa Werry (author of "Anzac Day" and "Armistice Day")
Collecting the wartime reading experiences of New Zealanders at home and abroad for the New Zealand Reading Experience Database (NZ-RED).
The Eastern Institute of Technology and Flinders University, Australia, are researching women teachers as volunteers in Egypt and Europe and those who kept schools open at home.
This book takes readers on a journey into the colourful world of postcards during the First World War, giving a poignant insight into life in New Zealand during the war. Published in August 2015.
A riverside garden in memory of military personnel killed in the First World War, focusing on Hamilton city's connection with the Belgian town of Ieper (Ypres).
While observing a variety of animals, students on this learning programme at Orana Wildlife Park will discuss symbolism and the effectiveness of animal imagery in First World War propaganda posters.
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.