Activities and Projects
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
Of the 3600 men and women of Nelson Province who served in the First World War a total of 680 died as a direct result of the war. Currently 93 of them are remembered on the Anzac Park Cenotaph.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
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.
Exhibition of 44 embroidered panels telling some of the moving personal stories of Kiwi soldiers, nurses and doctors welcomed in the community at Hospital No 2 Walton on Thames between 1915 and 1920
Some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s top secondary school debaters will consider New Zealand’s global role in a debate at Parliament to mark the centenary of end of the First World War.
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.
The New Zealand War Graves Trust, in association with the Auckland War Memorial Museum are creating a photographic archive of the war graves of all New Zealanders from 1899 to the present day.
A new First World War memorial was unveiled at Clifton Terrace Model School in Wellington at 10.30am on Monday 19 November 2018.
The development and promotion of resources to Ngāi Tahu whānui and the wider community, that share the stories and history of our soldiers who contributed to New Zealand’s war effort.
A 70-minute film programme which shows New Zealand’s experience of the First World War.
A blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.