NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

News

01 March 2017

The partial remains of an unknown First World War New Zealand soldier will be buried at the Perth (China Wall) Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery near Ieper, in Belgium, on 7 March 2017.

01 March 2017

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s darkest day during the First World War will be remembered as part of WW100’s 2017 programme.

23 February 2017

Fabian Brunner (aged 24) from Frankfurt am Main is the lucky winner of the New Zealand Prime Minister's First World War Centenary Peace and Security Scholarship.

20 February 2017

Artist Rebecca Holden hopes to extend the reach of her artistic tribute to the land where the Mounted Rifles fought.

17 February 2017

The centenaries of the Battles of Messines and Passchendaele will be the focus for New Zealand’s international First World War commemorations in 2017.

13 January 2017

It was quiet when English visited but in a few months things will be much busier as the 100th anniversaries of the major battles are commemorated.

12 December 2016

Supported by Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its legacy will bring together speakers from around the world to Wellington in April 2017 to discuss the impact of the First World War and other significant events.

10 November 2016

The public is welcome to attend tomorrow’s National Commemoration of Armistice Day in the Hall of Memories, at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

10 November 2016

The doors have opened to Pou Maumahara Memorial Discovery Centre, a stunning new war memorial gallery furthering the preservation of Auckland’s history and creating a legacy for the First World War Centenary.

09 November 2016

Mr. Jean-Marc Todeschini, French Secretary of State for Veterans and Remembrance, will travel to New Zealand on November 17 and 18 for an official visit focused on projects commemorating France and New Zealand’s shared history in war. 

07 November 2016

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision marks a century since film censorship was introduced to New Zealand, making it illegal to show any film without it first being passed by the Censor.

31 October 2016

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum curators are requesting information, photographs, or artefacts that would help tell the story of women at war.

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