Activities & Projects
This book, launched in October 2015 by Lt Col Lee Turner with the foreword signed by HRH Princess Anne, records the 100 year history of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.
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.
Jude Turner will host a talk about the history of the nurses lost when the Marquette sank in 1915 in the Nurses’ Memorial Chapel Garden at Christchurch Hospital on 25 October 2015.
A self-drive guide available in Christchurch on 24 October 2015 locates memorials commemorating the nurses who drowned on the Marquette in 1915.
This exhibition at St Michael's Church School Hall, Christchurch, on 24 October 2015 commemorates the centenary of the sinking of the Troopship Marquette, in which ten NZ nurses perished.
A commemorative tour organised by nurse historian Clare Ashton in Sept '15 from Athens to Istanbul to remember NZ's First World War nurses who cared for casualties of the Gallipoli Campaign.
Come along to Palmerston North Central Library and listen to a lunchtime talk about the wartime input of New Zealand nurses serving overseas, 23 April 2015.
Over 100 identified/named photographs of New Zealand military nurses upload to the NZANS website.
Highlights the contributions made by over 50 nurses from the East Coast/Hawke's Bay region who served overseas during the First World War in Egypt, France, England and Serbia.
This September 2015 voyage – Athens to Istanbul – remembers New Zealand nurses lost on the Marquette and Australian nurses on Lemnos treating the casualties of the battles of August 1915.