NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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14 December 2018

For the first time in nearly a century, a collection of significant First World War lantern slides belonging to the University of Canterbury (UC) is freely available for the public to view.

10 December 2018

The U.S. Memorial unveiled today at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, Tamsin Evans, Deputy Chief Executive Delivery, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today.

15 November 2018

The final daily Last Post of First World War centenary was performed at a Sunset Ceremony to mark the centenary of the Armistice which ended the First World War.

07 November 2018

Nearly 300 New Zealand Defence Force personnel will gather in Wellington to support the centenary of the Armistice, which ended the First World War, on Sunday, 11 November.

06 November 2018

Belltowers throughout New Zealand will be ringing out in the Roaring Chorus – one way that WW100 is suggesting New Zealanders commemorate the upcoming Armistice Centenary – and in doing so join Armistice bellringing campaigns across the world.

02 November 2018

The TSS Earnslaw is set to make a touching tribute to the Armistice Centenary Roaring Chorus, and it is all because of a letter written by a young Kinloch girl to the children’s column in her local newspaper a hundred years ago.

01 November 2018

Canterbury Museum has launched an online version of its exhibition Canterbury and World War One: Lives Lost, Lives Changed.

01 November 2018

KiwiRail trains and Interislander ferries will take part in WW100's Roaring Chorus on November 11 to mark the Armistice Centenary.

01 November 2018

New Zealand to mark final major action of the First World War at Le Quesnoy in national commemoration.

30 October 2018

New Zealanders are responding on land and at sea to WW100’s call to create a Roaring Chorus to mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War in 1918.

29 October 2018

After touring New Zealand museums and sites of significance in Europe, the ‘Victory Medal’ sculpture is set to be unveiled in Le Quesnoy – site of New Zealand's last action on the Western Front.

11 October 2018

New Zealanders everywhere are invited on Sunday 11 November to commemorate 100 years since the signing of the Armistice that ended the First World War in 1918.

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