Activities and Projects
A project seeking to establish the first permanent New Zealand War Memorial Museum in the town of Le Quesnoy, France, in time for the centenary of the town's liberation on 4 November 1918.
"The Line of Fire", Capt Matt Gauldie's commemorative bronze statue of Gallipoli artist, mapmaker, & Hamilton hero: Sapper Horace Moore-Jones. Unveiled 27 March 2015.
The Onward Project aims to publish a photograph of every member of the NZEF who served overseas during the First World War, as a memorial to their service.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A novel for children and young adults by Philippa Werry (author of "Anzac Day" and "Armistice Day")
Te Papa is combining the worlds of movies, model-making and museums to take visitors on a journey back to Gallipoli. This exhibition, developed in partnership with Weta Workshop, opens 18 April 2015.
An invitation to members of the Taupo District community to digitally share your memorabilia relating to the First World War, or tell the story of how the First World War impacted your family.
New Zealand composer Peter Hobbs has released a single and 360° video to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of Passchendaele (fought on 12 October 1917).
Distinguished historian Christopher Pugsley charts the New Zealand Division’s last and most successful First World War action in an authoritative and highly illustrated book.