NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

06 March 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.

24 February 2014

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.

12 February 2014

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.

31 January 2014

The ballot for attendance passes to the 100th anniversary commemorations of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli closes at midnight this Friday, 31 January.

14 January 2014

Proposals are being sought for services relating to delivery of improved heritage site interpretation at the Western Front and Gallipoli.

06 January 2014

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.

18 December 2013

No attendance passes to Gallipoli 2015 have been allocated to tour companies. The only way for New Zealanders and Australians to guarantee attendance at the official Gallipoli 2015 commemorations is by obtaining an attendance pass through the official ballot.

09 December 2013

In this update: launch of New Zealand and the First World War, opening of the Gallipoli 2015 ballot, outreach activities, funding news and a visitor from the French government.

28 November 2013

French Associate Minister for Defence, in charge of Veterans’ Affairs, Monsieur Kader Arif and New Zealand Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson have signed a letter of intent around First World War centenary commemorations.

15 November 2013

The public ballot to attend the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day at Gallipoli in 2015 is now open. The ballot closes 31 January 2014.

11 November 2013

A new history of New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War and its effect on the nation, New Zealand and the First World War 1914-1919 by Damien Fenton, was launched at Government House tonight.

11 November 2013

Australians and New Zealanders will be able to access a shared archive of World War I records online to commemorate the Anzac centenary, Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain and Australia’s Attorney-General, Senator George Brandis announced today.

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