Activities and Projects
Creating a searchable database of information about Hawke’s Bay fallen and returned First World War servicemen, who are named on rolls of honour and memorials in the region.
A sculptural work in memorial to the grievous losses of the First World War and a reflection on the idea of 'victory' in war. Now exhibiting in Europe.
A 70-minute film programme which shows New Zealand’s experience of the First World War.
A project to commission a significant work to recognise the Featherston Military Training Camp. Unveiled on 10 November 2018.
Take an in-depth look at the stories behind five of the Carillon bells dedicated by Wellingtonians in memory of those who died in the First World War.
A museum and research centre commemorating Rannerdale and Canterbury's First World War stories, archives, and research facilities.
A new poetry anthology from Kāpiti Coast District Libraries’ second annual poetry contest – If You’re a Poet We Want to Know It.
Repainting of Whangaroa RSA building in Kaeo in its original 1925 colours
A collection of pieces focusing on the people, personalities and leaders in the First World War. Published by Massey University Press in April 2016.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
This book, launched in October 2015 by Lt Col Lee Turner with the foreword signed by HRH Princess Anne, records the 100 year history of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.
To commemorate the centenary, on 25 April 1915, of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NZ Post teamed up to mint a commemorative 50 cent coin.