Activities & Projects
A monument to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of the New Zealand Shipping Company vessel SS Otaki on 10 March 1917, unveiled by the Governor General at Ōtaki College.
An animated film to be shown on Wellington Museum's unique vertically-formatted Tall Screen.
St Peter's College and College Jacques Monod, France, will commemorate the beginning of the Western Front war with readings from letters, poetry, and singing. 1 July 2016, 11 am-12 pm.
The Minister of Veterans' Affairs, Hon. Craig Foss is sponsoring a competition for year 13 students attending a secondary school in New Zealand.
Students and teachers from five schools will present projects created as part of the French/NZ Shared Histories programme at Wellington's National Library on 12 June 2015.
Come and explore the Gallipoli campaign in an exhibition featuring the interactive world of Minecraft®. At the Auckland War Memorial Museum from 24 April - 11 October 2015.
Palmerston North's Community Arts invites you to take part in its Anzac reflections of life at home during 1914 to 1918. At Square Edge from Friday 24 April to Monday 11 May.
A play that transports audiences aged 8-14 back to the First World War. Playing in Wellington on 20 and 21 March 2015 as part of the Capital E National Arts Festival.
Exploring the impact of the First World War on the lives on children, and the expectations placed on them by the adult world. At Wellington's Turnbull Gallery 24 Nov 2014 - 27 Feb 2015.
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
LEARNZ media is creating four virtual field trips that show the progress of construction of the National War Memorial Park in Wellington.
An illustrated history of New Zealand’s war experience, by Kirstie Ross and Kate Hunter. Published by Te Papa Press, August 2014.
The Walking With An Anzac Tumblr supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.
This exhibition tells of a province at war and will trace the deep and lasting impact of the First World War on the region. Opens at New Plymouth's Puke Ariki 17 April 2015.
Construction of a new memorial to New Zealand First World War Tunnellers in Waihi. Officially dedicated by the Governor-General on 22 January 2016.
Capital E National Theatre for Children's An Awfully Big Adventure explores the First World War in context and its impact on New Zealanders. Accessible to students aged 8+, touring in 2014.
A Rotary community project to enable young people to explore and share local knowledge about the First World War.
A First World War commemorative space and development of a First World War resource centre at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum in Devonport – opened on 5 March 2015.
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 exhibition at the Central Hawkes Bay Settlers Museum in Waipawa, telling stories of some of the local soldiers who went to the First World War. 3 August 2014 - 26 January 2015.
We intend to invite schools to visit and meet some of our returned and older members in our clubrooms, to see our photos and memorabilia, and to visit our museum.