NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

01 May 2013

Proposals are being sought from companies or independent contractors to scope a project to deliver improved heritage site interpretation (a "heritage trail") associated with the Western Front.

01 May 2013

Proposals are being sought from companies or individual contractors to scope a project to deliver improved heritage site interpretation associated with Gallipoli.

25 April 2013

Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Auckland War Memorial Museum Director Roy Clare today announced the themes forming the basis of Auckland’s contribution to WW100.

24 April 2013

Seventeen First World War centenary projects have been granted close to $1.7 million in funding by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board.

23 April 2013

Papers are invited for a multi-disciplinary conference rethinking New Zealand’s connections with and contribution to ‘the Great War’.

18 April 2013

Applications are now open for the second round of Lottery Grants funding for First World War centenary projects. Funding criteria changes mean overseas projects, art and sports events might also be eligible.

18 April 2013

Five years of commemorations to mark the centenary of the First World War began this morning with the unveiling of the National Cross of Remembrance at Te Papa.

16 April 2013

The Gibson Group, with funding from New Zealand on Air, is set to produce an innovative First World War documentary series to mark the centenary of the war in 2014.

15 April 2013

A new book by Philippa Werry aims to get children interested in Anzac Day. "It would be easy for it to become irrelevant for children, and for them to think that’s something that happened a long time ago and doesn’t impact me."

09 April 2013

How much do New Zealanders know about New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War, and the war’s impact on our country?

09 April 2013

Excerpts from New Zealand diaries written a century ago are now appearing on the most modern of communication media, Twitter.

11 March 2013

In 1921, a trophy was presented to Plimmerton School to remember First World War casualty Private Arthur Webb and his ambition to be a teacher. Seventy years later, the restored Webb Memorial Trophy is back in the school’s care.

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