New Zealand Defence Force personnel are travelling to Belgium to mark 100 years since New Zealand’s involvement in the Battle of Messines at Mesen/Messines in Belgium on 7 June 2017.
Nineteen year-old Emma Catto has been announced as the overall winner of this year’s Battle of Passchendaele social media competition.
The chalice of First World War chaplain, Father James Joseph McMenamin, was handed over to the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) chaplains during a Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Petone on Sunday 21 May at 9.30am.
Ten senior students will get the opportunity to join the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium later this year, as part of a competition for schools and kura.
Historian Monty Soutar has issued a final plea for images of Māori soldiers from the First World War for inclusion in his book about the conflict.
With Anzac Day fast approaching researchers are hoping to locate two missing flags presented to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade in England in 1919 and are looking for help from the public.
With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow.
A highly complex University of Otago project to preserve the unique Kiwi character of World War I tunnels in France has reached a milestone.
Veterans’ Affairs Minister David Bennett has launched Battle of Passchendaele competitions for Year 12 and 13 students.
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.
Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson heads to France to represent New Zealand at commemorations for the centenary of the Battle of Arras.
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has today announced that New Zealand has updated its travel advice for Turkey.