Activities and Projects
Window Into WW1 is about showcasing and preserving the First World War heritage of the Manawatu through digitisation and online exhibitions.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.
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.
The planting of a series of forests around the Coromandel Peninsula commemorating major battles and all New Zealand soldiers who died in the First World War.
A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.
The only remaining artefact commemorating the people of Kuaotunu who gave their lives during this war, it is important to restore and preserve it it in honour of their memory for generations to come.
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.
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 project seeking to establish the first permanent New Zealand War Memorial Museum in the town of Le Quesnoy, France, in time for the centenary of the town's liberation on 4 November 1918.
Displays of written material, photos and artefacts relating to Prebbleton, Canterbury, and its contribution to the First World War.
A blog which focuses partly on the memoirs and books written by New Zealanders such as O E Burton, Robin Hyde, John A Lee and Archibald Baxter.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.