NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

13 April 2017

Veterans’ Affairs Minister David Bennett has launched Battle of Passchendaele competitions for Year 12 and 13 students.

07 April 2017

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s overall win at this year’s New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture annual awards is a fitting accolade for this special place of remembrance.

07 April 2017

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson heads to France to represent New Zealand at commemorations for the centenary of the Battle of Arras.

06 April 2017

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today announced that New Zealand has updated its travel advice for Turkey. 

05 April 2017

The Great War Exhibition continues to build on its world class story by opening the next in its series of temporary exhibitions, “Wounded” on Anzac Day 2017.

05 April 2017

New Zealand Post tells the story of mother of 10, Ellen Knight, who lost three sons during the war, in its latest series of stamps commemorating the First World War.

29 March 2017

Here's your opportunity to work as an Advisor or Senior Advisor in the First World War Centenary through to early 2019.

27 March 2017

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s First World War stories have been brought to life through a series of short animated videos.

21 March 2017

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the ties between New Zealand and Turkey were strengthened further today with the unveiling of the Turkish Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

16 March 2017

New Zealand’s international First World War commemorations this year will focus on the Western Front, with Anzac Day-related ceremonies in France and Belgium and the centenary commemorations of the battles of Messines and Passchendaele.

08 March 2017

The partial remains of an unknown First World War New Zealand soldier were buried with the partial remains of two British soldiers today at the Perth (China Wall) Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery near Ieper, in Belgium.

07 March 2017

Helen Pollock's sculpture 'Victory Medal' will be installed in the Place des Heroes in front of the famous Belfroi in Arras in April 2017.

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