NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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29 November 2017

The Memory of the World New Zealand Trust announced a collection of official photos from the First World War has been honoured with a UNESCO heritage award.

16 November 2017

The Christchurch Memorial Returned and Services' Association and the Christchurch, UK Sister City Committee invite applications for the Brockenhurst Scholarship.

09 November 2017

The National Commemoration of Armistice Day will be held in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington at 11:00am on Saturday, 11 November.

08 November 2017

All Blacks to wear New Zealand’s RSA poppy on sleeve in Armistice Day Test.

08 November 2017

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is inviting people around the world to take part in its global remembrance event on 11 November.

27 October 2017

On Tuesday 31 October, The First World War Centenary Programme (WW100) will be hosting a National Commemoration to mark the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba.

20 October 2017

For 99 years the Cullen family have attempted to identify a First World War German wallet’s owner, to thank him or his family members for saving the life of their relative. Their searches had always been in vain, until now.

09 October 2017

It’s just an empty wallet, but for Private Hayden Cullen, of Cambridge, no price could be put on reuniting it with the family of the German officer who saved his great grandfather’s life in the First World War.

05 October 2017

Two New Zealand services in Belgium have paid tribute to the men who lost their lives 100 years ago in the First World War Battle of Broodseinde.

03 October 2017

Commemorations to mark one of New Zealand’s darkest days will be held in New Zealand and Belgium this month to remember the Battle of Passchendaele.

03 October 2017

Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the announcement that His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge will attend the New Zealand Battle of Passchendaele commemorations in Belgium this month.

03 October 2017

Toi Māori and the waka Te Hono ki Aotearoa will feature in a unique Passchendaele centenary commemoration ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ieper on Wednesday 11 October at 7pm.  

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