Activities & Projects
Sarah Davies, Director of WW100, presents a talk on Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails at the NZ Society of Genealogists' talk at Loaves & Fishes, Wellington, on 26 April 2017.
Interested in researching someone who served in the First World War? Come to a presentation on war records at National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, on 18 October 2016.
Head to Auckland's Central City Library on 20 April 2016 to learn about resources and genealogical research about Pacific Islanders who served in the First World War.
The Nelson Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists has indexed the names of people cited in the Nelson Anglican archives who were associated with First World War activities.
An illustrated talk about NZ Army Nurses and the sinking of the troop/transport ship Marquette during the First World War. At Hunters Corner Town Centre, 20 October 2015.
An illustrated presentation looking at the experiences of the hundreds of thousands of Germany's First World War prisoners of war, at Auckland's Central City Library, 4 November 2015.
Author Phil Beattie will talk about the Onward Project and how he has obtained photographs and information about First World War soldiers. At the West Auckland Research Center, 8 September 2015.
Keith Garwood shares his mapping work identifying the homes of Lower Hutt residents who served in the First World War. At Lower Hutt War Memorial Library, 9 September 2015.
Andrew Francis presents at talk about the Taumaru Military Convalescent Home in Lowry Bay, at the Eastbourne Community Library on 5 September 2015.
A free talk at Te Puke Public Library about local man Arnold Watson who joined the Imperial Camel Corp in the First World War. This Family History Month event is held on 27 August 2015.
Graeme Wilson will review where New Zealand forces served in both World Wars and will show you how to access and interpret military records. At Waitakere Central Library, 9 June 2015.
Family History Librarian Seonaid Lewis looks at the different types of First World War documents available for family research. At West Auckland Research Center, 12 May 2015.
Discover how to access and interpret First World War personnel records at these hands-on workshops at various Hutt City libraries in April and May 2015.
On 20 April 2015, in the lead up to Anzac Day, Joan McCracken from the National Library will give a presentation about the redevelopment of Auckland Museum’s Online Cenotaph website.
In this talk, librarian Maureen West will examine the conditions under which prisoners of war lived during the First World War. Held at Titirangi Library, 23 April 2015.
Family History Librarian Seonaid Lewis looks at the different types of First World War documents available for family research. At Titirangi Library, 22 April 2015.
Archivist Erica O'Flaherty gives a presentation on caring for your family archives, paying particular attention to items relating to the First World War. At Titirangi Library, 21 April 2015.
Belinda Batley from Archives New Zealand will talk about how to access their collection of digitised NZ Defence Force Personnel Files. At Waitakere Central Library, 14 April 2015.
Hear historian Glyn Harper talk about the quality of the food given to the New Zealand soldiers at Gallipoli.
Creating a slide show presentation featuring the records of 213 soldiers who left Ngāruawāhia for the First World War. Completed in time for the centenary of the Gallipoli landing, 25 April 2015.
A book that shares the stories of the soldiers from the Thames region who went off to the First World War. Launched in 2014.