Activities and Projects
The 2017 upgrade reflects the memorial’s importance as a centre of the city’s war and peace commemorations and will better cater for the growing Anzac Day crowds.
Creating an education pack about the First World War for students years 7-10, focusing on the Canterbury region and Christchurch City Libraries resources.
Repainting of Whangaroa RSA building in Kaeo in its original 1925 colours
A New Zealand Garden for Peace in Le Quesnoy, France, to be unveiled on 10 November 2018.
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.
Helping to date New Zealand items of militaria and period photos from the First World War.
The history of the Pacific Islanders who served in the New Zealand Army in the First World War. Written by Howard Weddell, and published in 2016.
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.
Raglan Museum's exhibition 'Raglan Remembers World War 1' tells the stories of 154 Raglan soldiers with interviews of descendants reading letters and diaries from the battlefields.
NZ proudly recognises the service of many men and women in both World Wars. Hamilton Civic Choir is marking this significant day with a special commemoration concert on 10 November 2018.
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.
Since writing you last... features the letters of four Southland First World War soldiers. Over 1700 pages from 307 letters have been digitised, transcribed, and made available to the public.