Activities and Projects
An evolving collection offering onscreen remembrance of New Zealand and the 'Great War': classic full-length documentaries, short films, dramas and archive newsreels.
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.
Themes, to: remember all the casualties of war and war resisters; end war as a response to conflict, and promote peace. Stage 1: local peace vigils Stage 2: thematic resources and events
"In Flanders Fields" arrangement for choir and piano by David Hamilton and performed by Cantores Choir.
Researching and documenting local involvement in the First World War to enrich the Coromandel Heritage Trust's existing website.
This project is dedicated to re-examining the 'slanguage' given voice in the First World War, e.g. in troop magazines, as brought home to New Zealand and carried forward 100 years later.
A reworking of Bob Kerr's paintings of the conscientious objectors' experience, brought them to life in a short film. Plays several times each day at Wellington Museum until 2018.
An Inquiry class for Year 10 students. The students will be encouraged to research and create a project on an aspect of the First World War.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
Plans are in place for the Kaikoura Memorial Gardens to receive a much needed upgrade in time for the centenary of Armisitce Day in 2018.