Activities & Projects
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War's Armistice Day, Auckland War Memorial Museum presents a looped film projected onto the building from 9-11 November 2018.
Join Auckland War Memorial Museum on 11 November 2018 as we commemorate this anniversary with a day of performances and remembrance services.
Join us as we pay homage to those who fell during the four years of the First World War, and visit the Fields of Remembrance with 18,277 named crosses. Auckland War Memorial Museum, 11 November 2018.
A symposium on one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s greatest military tragedies at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, 3 October 2017, 6:30pm.
Drop in for this school holiday activity and we’ll put you through your paces in this lively, interactive experience. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland. 9-15 October 2017.
A new interactive gallery exploring New Zealand's unique First World War story opening October 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland.
A memorial service marking the 99th anniversary of the signing of the armistice. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, 11 November 2017, 11am.
A ceremony of remembrance will be held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on the centenary of New Zealand's entry to the battle: 15 September.
Join students from a French and a New Zealand high school as they commemorate the first day of the Battle of the Somme, with songs, poems and readings, at Auckland Museum on 1 July 2016.
Join the Auckland War Memorial Museum as they bring back to life the voices of New Zealanders for or against conscription in the First World War, between 30 July and 21 August 2016.
A programme of events at Auckland Museum to commemorate 100 years since the first Anzac Day service.
Focusing on life ‘at home’ during the First World War, the Home Front exhibition explores how events half a world away shaped lives at home. From 26 February - 13 November 2016.
On 25 April 2016 we commemorate 100 years since the first Anzac Day service. Join us at the Auckland War Memorial Museum for a day of activities and free guided tours.
Come to Auckland War Memorial Museum on 11 november 2015 and take time to remember those who served, those who are currently serving and those who have given their lives in military service.
Join Auckland War Memorial Museum on 8 August 2015 to commemorate the Battle of Chunuk Bair with a commemoration service, a presentation of ANZAC images, poetry, waiata and theatre.
Discover the diverse stories and perspectives of indigenous and Pacific peoples during the First World War in this panel discussion at Auckland War Memorial Museum on 23 June 2015.
100 years on from the Gallipoli landings, the Auckland War Memorial Museum honours and remembers New Zealanders who have served, and commemorate the loss of life and of innocence.
Come and explore the Gallipoli campaign in an exhibition featuring the interactive world of Minecraft®. At the Auckland War Memorial Museum from 24 April - 11 October 2015.
The Auckland War Memorial Museum presents a discussion on the depiction of war in cinema at 10.30 on 7 March 2015.
Commemorating Remembrance Sunday at Auckland War Memorial Museum this year are dance troupe Feisty Feet and Auckland Girls’ Choir. Held in the WWI Sanctuary on 13 November 2016.
British historian Sir Hew Strachan presents challenging and thought-provoking reflections on the First World War. Auckland Museum, 29 August 2014.
Sāmoan bass-baritone James Ioelu, pianist Richard Liu and trumpet player Bill Stoneham perform song cycles from composer Janet Jennings. Auckland Museum, 31 August 2014.
A festival of music performances to commemorate the beginning of the First World War and the annexation German Samoa on 29th of August in 1914. Auckland Museum, 30-31 August 2014.
To mark the occasion of the Governor declaring NZ's commitment to the Empire in the First World War, Auckland Museum will host a special commemorative service. Free, 5 August 2014, 6pm.
A ceremony will be held at Auckland War Memorial Museum to mark New Zealand's first overseas action in the war, the occupation of German Samoa. 29 August 2014, 4.15 pm.
Immerse yourself in multiple stories of the First World War through talks, gallery tours, music and poems at Auckland War Memorial Museum. Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 August 2014, 10 am-4 pm.
The Graduate Choir NZ and Dame Malvina Major presents a programme to commemorate the First World War at Auckland Museum on 4 August 2014, 7.30 pm. Tickets $15-$25. Bookings recommended.
'Entangled Islands' is the first in a series of exhibitions at Auckland War Memorial Museum about the New Zealand war experience over the centenary period. 19 June 2014-1 February 2015.
A joint digitisation project between Auckland War Memorial Museum and Dunedin Public Libraries has led to a significant collection of New Zealand First World War troopship magazines online.
A website which allowed visitors to follow the historic 1913 cruise of the battleship HMS New Zealand online in "real-time". Decommissioned in 2014.
The redeveloped Cenotaph database, Online Cenotaph, includes a page about every New Zealand soldier who served in the First World War.