NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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21 February 2018

More than 30,000 students across the country are set to uncover and explore the fascinating stories of New Zealand soldiers in a new initiative from WW100, says Prime Minister and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Jacinda Ardern.

09 February 2018

The French Association Arts & Jardins is calling for New Zealand architects and landscapers to submit proposals for a peace garden to be installed in the town of Le Quesnoy. Deadline for submissions is 17 March 2018.

05 February 2018

Young people aged 9-16 across the world are invited to submit poetry, art or song inspired by the First World War.

01 February 2018

Themes of pacifism and conscientious objection feature prominently among this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards.

16 January 2018

The 1000th daily Last Post ceremony marking the First World War centenary will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 January and members of the public are welcome to attend.

10 January 2018

Have you got a knack for storytelling? Are you passionate about communications and marketing? Apply for this opportunity to join the WW100 team in Wellington as a Senior Adviser - Communications by 23 January 2018.

29 November 2017

The Memory of the World New Zealand Trust announced a collection of official photos from the First World War has been honoured with a UNESCO heritage award.

16 November 2017

The Christchurch Memorial Returned and Services' Association and the Christchurch, UK Sister City Committee invite applications for the Brockenhurst Scholarship.

09 November 2017

The National Commemoration of Armistice Day will be held in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington at 11:00am on Saturday, 11 November.

08 November 2017

All Blacks to wear New Zealand’s RSA poppy on sleeve in Armistice Day Test.

08 November 2017

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is inviting people around the world to take part in its global remembrance event on 11 November.

27 October 2017

On Tuesday 31 October, The First World War Centenary Programme (WW100) will be hosting a National Commemoration to mark the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba.

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