In this update — the last Anzac Day before the centenary starts, finding images of the First World War, books about New Zealand’s First World War experience and progress on a corporate engagement strategy for the WW100 programme.
New Zealanders who entered the Gallipoli 2015 ballot to attend the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings will be notified from today whether they have been successful, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced.
We are looking for an experienced and high performing Senior Communications Adviser to join the WW100 Programme Office for a fixed term of three years. Applications close 14 April 2014.
A website for a new France-New Zealand school programme to commemorate the First World War has gone live, profiling the ten students selected as Young Ambassadors to travel to France in July 2015.
Families with Hawke’s Bay connections are being asked by Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero to try and help identify the voices of five unidentified Gallipoli veterans, recorded in the 1960s by the late Napier broadcaster Laurie Swindell.
An international conference examining the role of the South Pacific in the First World War will be held at Amiens (France) and Rochefort (France) in April and May 2014.
The vast contribution made by New Zealand servicemen and women during the two world wars are revealed in new information panels installed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) at Tidworth Military Cemetery in the United Kingdom.
Can you help? The Wellington Quarry Museum in Arras, France, is looking for photographs of the 450 New Zealand tunnellers who worked in the underground quarries during the First World War.
In this update: the beginning of the centenary — 2014, formalised programme aims, heritage trails progress, funding updates and tracking progress of the National Memorial Park.
The ballot for attendance passes to the 100th anniversary commemorations of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli closes at midnight this Friday, 31 January.
Proposals are being sought for services relating to delivery of improved heritage site interpretation at the Western Front and Gallipoli.
The Cenotaph Co-ordinator role at Auckland Museum will provide subject matter expertise for the Cenotaph database and will be responsible for Cenotaph's content integrity and advocacy. Applications close January 27 2014.