NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

07 March 2013

We're pleased to welcome Andrew Matheson as the Director of WW100, New Zealand’s First World War Centenary Programme.

26 February 2013

The battlefields of Mesen fell silent almost a century ago but another New Zealand soldier's sacrifice was remembered overnight (NZ time) in Belgium.

12 February 2013

Visitor numbers for the Centenary Anzac Day Commemorative Services at Gallipoli on 25 April 2015 will be set at 10,500 people.

11 February 2013

Comprising 15 sandstone columns surrounded by eucalypts, the design of the Australian Memorial to be built in the National War Memorial Park has been announced.

08 February 2013

A reburial service for a New Zealand First World War soldier will be held on 25 February 2013 at the Messines Ridge British Cemetery in Mesen, Belgium. The soldier's remains were found during excavations in April 2012.

03 December 2012

Cherry Barnaby sat in the front row of seats outside the site of the former Hamilton Hotel and watched a promise fulfilled that had its origins on the battlefields of Gallipoli.

23 November 2012

The WW100 Programme Office was part of the National Digital Forum 2012 conference in Wellington on 20-21 November.

20 November 2012

The New Zealand France Friendship Fund is calling for First World War projects as part of its contribution to the centenary commemorations. A pool of 50,000 Euros is available. Proposals must be received by March 31 2013.

16 November 2012

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are being sought from companies or consortiums to develop a concept proposal to establish an Education/Interpretive centre near the National War Memorial Park, Wellington.

15 November 2012

We want your views on attendance on Anzac Day 2015 in Gallipoli. Complete our online survey by 25 November 2012.

12 November 2012

Media and others are free to use these images by Andy Palmer of the Armistice Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Wellington on 11 November 2012.

01 November 2012

Come work with us! Applications closed 15 November 2012 for the position of Director, First World War Centenary Programme.

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