Activities and Projects
This book records, for the first time, biographies and stories about the nurses (both registered and unregistered) and chaplains with a Nelson/Tasman connection, who served in the First World War.
A book exploring Eastbourne's experience of war — both overseas and on the home front — in the early twentieth century.
Farewell Zealandia: Forgotten Kiwi Music of World War One explores a selection of music written by New Zealanders from 1914 to 1918.
Published for the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, a major First World War history told for the first time from the British and German perspectives.
New Zealand’s most comprehensive online resource on New Zealand and the First World War. Redesigned in August 2014.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
To place the Anzac poppy flower head on the places such as roads and facilities that are named after wartime activities or people.
A digital roll sourced from the Online Cenotaph containing the names and details of Māori and Pacific Islanders who served 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.
In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the NZEF as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. This updated book describing their experience was published mid-2018.
A project to place images and brief information boards about Lower Hutt WW1 soldiers/heroes in locations closest to their residential address at their time of signing up.
A project to audit and digitise the First World War collections at the Waimate Historical Society, and encourage members of the public to share personal stories and artefacts.