NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

A dance performance by Le Moana exploring the impact of the deadly influenza pandemic on Sāmoa's population. A free event at Te Papa on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, dance, Samoa, Performing Arts Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Each Sunday evening during the centenary, before the Last Post ceremonies at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, stories of soldiers who died 100 years ago are recited. Read past ones on NZHistory.

Topics: Last Post, Soldiers, Personal stories, Events, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Dr Ian McGibbon will speak at a lunchtime Public History Talk on 7 September 2016 on his forthcoming publication, New Zealand's Western Front Campaign.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Western Front, History, Events Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

A photographic essay on the Construction of Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Hall of Memories, The Carillon, National War Memorial, Wellington 19-24 May 2016.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Memorials and Monuments Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

WW100 has put together some e-cards featuring images and postcards from 1916. Share a thought with your friends, family and colleagues.

Topics: Digital, online resources Audience: General

Marking the Defence Force rugby team's visit to Belgium, a memorial service to the most famous All Black to have died in the war – Dave Gallaher – will be held on 4 October 2015.

Topics: Commemorative events, Memorials, rugby, Overseas

This free booklet features a heritage trail visiting 22 places that provide insight into Wellington’s participation in the war and includes a map illustrating WWI parade and procession routes.

Topics: Heritage trails, History, Local history, Heritage sites, publication Audience: General, Local residents, Tourists, Families, historians Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

On Saturday 27 September 2014, there is a wreath laying ceremony and public walk-through of the new 'Arras Tunnel'. National War Memorial, Buckle Street, Wellington.

Topics: Facilities, Events, New Zealand Tunnelling Company Audience: local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Wellington