NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

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An exhibition at National Army Museum, Waiōuru, inspired by the book Le Quesnoy: The story of the town New Zealand saved written by Glyn Harper and illustrated by Jenny Cooper.

Topics: Le Quesnoy, Events, Exhibitions Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

A war animal memorial will be unveiled at the National Army Museum in February 2018 to commemorate the contribution of animals who have served with the New Zealand Military.

Topics: memorial, Animals Located in: Waiouru

Food Glorious Food takes your away from the trenches and into the cook houses of the New Zealand Division during the First World War. National Army Museum, Waiōuru, 16 December 2016 - 30 April 2018.

Topics: exhibition, Museum, History Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

'Passchendaele: A Descent into Hell' tells the story of the New Zealand Division at Passchendaele in October 1917. National Army Museum, Waiōuru, 12 December 2017 - 30 April 2018.

Topics: Passchendaele, exhibition, Museum Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

This photographic exhibition sheds light on the Kiwi tunnellers who laboured and fought in Arras, France during the First World War. National Army Museum, Waiouru, 21 April 2017 - 30 April 2018.

Topics: Exhibitions Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

An exhibition of Laurence Aberhart's photographs of First World War memorials in New Zealand and Australia. In Waiōuru from 16 December 2016 - 17 January 2017.

Topics: Photography, Events, Exhibitions, Memorials Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

In Somme/Silk Road, photorealist painter David Woodings uses postcards to illustrate one of the war's bloodiest battles. At the National Army Museum from 5 October 2016 - 30 April 2017.

Topics: Contemporary Art, Events, Exhibitions, Somme, Art Audience: Arts appreciators, General Located in: Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

An exhibition at the National Army Museum focusing on New Zealand's support of the Empire and entry into the First World War. Runs from 29 August 2014 – end of January 2015.

Topics: Samoa, Archives, WWI exhibitions, photographic exhibition, Events Audience: returned service veterans, all ages, Teachers, Individuals / Families, historians Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

The universal story of every New Zealand solider and their preparation for battle. Exhibition at the National Army Museum from  7 November 2014 until February 2015.

Topics: Museums, world war 1 soldiers, Personal stories, Military camps, Events Audience: veterans, Individuals / Families, returned service veterans, Students, historians Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

With assistance from the general public of New Zealand, we are aiming to produce one hand crafted poppy for each serviceman and woman lost by our nation in WWI. That is 18,166 poppies! 

Topics: memorial, art project, Community contirbution, Commemorations, flanders Audience: Women, Teachers, all ages, community, groups