NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

29 October 2012

Construction started today on the National War Memorial Park with the first sod being turned by Arts Culture and Heritage Minister Chris Finlayson and Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee.

10 October 2012

Friday 12 October 2012 marked the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele.

28 September 2012

Work starts in October 2012 to create a National War Memorial Park in Wellington ready in time to commemorate the centenary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 2015.

26 September 2012

The Government has launched a public consultation programme on how to ballot attendance at Anzac Day 2015 in Gallipoli.

19 September 2012

Be part of New Zealand’s First World War centenary through this new dynamic WW100 website.

31 August 2012

Legislation to start work on the new National War Memorial Park to be ready in time for Anzac Day 2015 has passed its first reading.

22 August 2012

Over $17m has been set aside to fund commemorative events, activities and projects ahead of the centenary of the First World War.

16 August 2012

An advisory Panel of known and trusted New Zealanders will guide commemorations for the centenary of the First World War 1914-1918.

07 August 2012

A National War Memorial Park will be the Government’s key legacy project to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War and the centrepiece of 2015 Anzac Day commemorations.

02 August 2012

We've launched WW100 New Zealand - a name and stylised poppy that can be used to identify and link commemorative events and activities.

25 July 2012

The Chief Historian explains why this war was not just something that happened somewhere else and why it had such a seismic impact on NZ.

17 July 2012

Auckland War Memorial Museum is to receive a $300k grant towards its WW100 Cenotaph Database project and signed a research Memorandum of Understanding with Massey University.

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