NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

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In this Family History Talk Gillian Headifen explores the Turnbull collections to identify materials relating this significant battle. At the National Library, Wellington, 20 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, Le Quesnoy, Family History Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Using the art of storytelling, eight writers and thinkers voice their thoughts and reflections on Armistice Day. At National Library of New Zealand, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice, Literary, History, Writers Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

A Public History talk convened by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand on 3 October 2018 looking at the influenza epidemic in Samoa a hundred years ago.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, Influenza, Samoa Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

In this talk Jane Tolerton explores how the feminist 1890s fuelled female ambition and how this was expressed in the fight for suffrage and in the 1914-1918 war. National Library, 28 February 2018.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, Women in wartime, suffragists, women Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Jane Tolerton speaks about her new book looking at the many roles NZ women played overseas in the First World War. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 9 Nov 2017, 5.30pm

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Women in wartime Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Join Good Sons author Greg Hall as he talks about his new novel. Te Ahumairangi Ground Floor, National Library, Wellington, 12 October 2017, 5:30pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Passchendaele, Book Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Exploring the impact of the First World War on the lives on children, and the expectations placed on them by the adult world. At Wellington's Turnbull Gallery 24 Nov 2014 - 27 Feb 2015.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Children, Kids, Holidays, Libraries, Ephemera Audience: School children, School students, Teachers, historians, General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Music and poetry inspired by the First World War. Premiere of a song cycle by Ross Harris and Poet Laureate Vincent O'Sullivan. 28 August 2014, Old St Pauls, Wellington.

Topics: Classical Music, Events, August 14, Music Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington