Activities and Projects
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'. Join in!
In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the NZEF as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. This updated book describing their experience was published mid-2018.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
A 70-minute film programme which shows New Zealand’s experience of the First World War.
A novel for children and young adults by Philippa Werry (author of "Anzac Day" and "Armistice Day")
Canterbury 100 is a collaboration co-ordinated by the region’s major cultural and heritage institutions, telling the story and experiences of Canterbury people during the First World War.
A new book by Trish McCormack & Andrew Gibson explores the letters of NZ soldier Jack Pryce during the First World War.