Activities and Projects
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
A book written by Alan Emerson and Bruce Levy about 100 years of Anzac commemorations in the Wairarapa town of Tinui. Available from Hedleys Bookshop in Masterton from April 2017.
Chinese Anzacs: Australians of Chinese Descent in the Defence Forces 1885-1919 - Second Edition revised to include New Zealand-born Chinese of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1914-1919.
Displays of written material, photos and artefacts relating to Prebbleton, Canterbury, and its contribution to the First World War.
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.
Events, activities and exhibitions will be happening right across the Christchurch City Libraries network throughout 2014 to 2018.
Online and mobile historical content – including free apps, plus improving New Zealand-related information and signage at overseas battlefields and associated museums.
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.
A digital roll sourced from the Online Cenotaph containing the names and details of Māori and Pacific Islanders who served in the First World War.
Salute Wairoa creates a digital, multi-media, touch table record of First World War Wairoa stories, including rediscovered memories. Unveiled at Wairoa Museum in July 2018.
An evolving five-year exhibition using real stories of real people - not heroes, but ordinary people striving to achieve in extraordinary circumstances. Opens 5 August 2014.
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.