WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 2019

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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.

31 August 2011

The New Zealand Government will mark the centenary of the First World War beginning in 2014 with significant international and domestic projects and ceremonies, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson announced today.