Activities & Projects
Commemorating the influenza pandemic of 1918, hear four historians speak and give their accounts of what happened. At Auckland Central Library, 3 October 2018.
With chillingly drawn links to present day conflicts, this exhibition explores the lesser known aspects of the First World War. Auckland Central City Library, 13 April - 31 May 2017.
A public talk on the history of Waikumete Cemetery's general military section since 1918 with Lisa Truttman at Auckland Central City Library on 28 September 2016.
Come to the Auckland Central Library on 21 September 2016 and hear the ‘futility’ argument re-examined, and the Somme’s long New Zealand shadow considered.
Learn how to search for and download New Zealand's First World War soldier records from Archives NZ at Papakura's Sir Edmund Hillary Library on 22 April 2016.
Head to Auckland's Central City Library on 20 April 2016 to learn about resources and genealogical research about Pacific Islanders who served in the First World War.
An illustrated presentation looking at the experiences of the hundreds of thousands of Germany's First World War prisoners of war, at Auckland's Central City Library, 4 November 2015.
Two family history lunchtimes series talks to commemorate New Zealanders' contribution to the First World War at Auckland's Central City Library, Wednesday 15 April.
Exhibition at Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, featuring books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and ephemera from 1914-1918. 9 July-12 October 2014. Now archived online.
A collaborative project between Auckland Libraries and Communication students at Unitec, drawing on personal narratives and contemporary responses to bring to life events of this period.