Activities and Projects
Thames-Coromandel District Council is developing a conservation plan for the Thames Monument, an early 1920s memorial which commemorates local soldiers who were lost in the First World War.
The pages on this website reveal the story of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park as told during four virtual field trips facilitated for schools by Learnz. Teaching resources remain online.
Spurred On is a compelling interactive documentary following New Zealand actor Dean O'Gorman to Passchendaele, the site of New Zealand's darkest day in the First World War.
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.
A new exhibition looking at Passchendaele from the perspective of those who took part. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 8.30am - 5pm.
This video features NZ pianist Kris Baines performing "God Defend New Zealand", in a reflective style. There is also a moving monument scene with a father and his children paying homage.
The untold story of the New Zealanders who fought the Great War under other flags. Written by Glyn Harper, and published by Massey University Press in April 2019.
A publication which includes profiles of all men listed on the Rotorua First World War cenotaph and Arawa Soldiers' War Memorial in the Rotorua Government gardens.
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.
The Walking With An Anzac Tumblr supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.
The history of the Pacific Islanders who served in the New Zealand Army in the First World War. Written by Howard Weddell, and published in 2016.
The Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives is compiling an index of names recorded on rolls of honour and memorial plaques in New Zealand Methodist churches.