NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

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Professor of History at Yale University, Professor Jay Winter, will host a fascinating discussion on the spatial logic of war memorials at Palmerston North Central Library, 23 Nov 2017, 5:30pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Memorials and Monuments Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

A unique opportunity to hear Professor of History at Yale University, Professor Jay Winter speak on the impact of war and how is is remembered. Palmerston North Central Library, 24 Nov 2017, 1pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Commemorations Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Colonel Colin Richardson will explore the background and execution of the Battle of Messines. Palmerston North Central Library, 7 June 2017 at 6:30pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Messines Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

A presentation by Professor Glyn Harper on the New Zealand Division on the Somme, September-October 1916. Palmerston North Central Library, Palmerston North, 14 September 2016.

Topics: Somme, Battle of the Somme Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Anzac themed stories followed by a creative paper or clay poppy craft at Palmerston North Central Library, on 21 April 2016.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, Events, Anzac Day 2016, poppies, craft Audience: children, Families Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

This book, written by leading NZ and international historians, looks at the impact of the First World War. The launch will be held at Palmerston North Central Library on 11 April 2016.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Publications, Books Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

What was it like to be a first-generation German-Kiwi serving in the NZEF during the First World War? Find out at Palmerston North Public Library on 5 November 2015.

Topics: History, Events, Germany, Soldiers, Samoa Audience: historians, General, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Come and listen to this informative and interesting presentation by Lieutenant Colonel Cliff Simons, PhD, at the Palmerston North Central Library on 25 June 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Gallipoli, History, Education Audience: General, historians, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

An exciting digital, interactive and multilingual exhibition commemorating the First World War at Palmerston North Central Library, from 20 April - 5 May 2015.

Topics: Events, France, Exhibitions Audience: General, Francophiles Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

On 21 April 2015, come celebrate the launch of Palmerston North City Libraries' new website dedicated to the contributions our local community and beyond made to the First World War.

Topics: online resources, Events, Local history Audience: local visitors, General, historians, Students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
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Enter Palmerston North City Libraries' Anzac biscuit baking competition on 22 April 2015.

Topics: Food, Gourmet, Wine, Events Audience: Bakers, General Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
Category: Other

Come along to Palmerston North Central Library and listen to a lunchtime talk about the wartime input of New Zealand nurses serving overseas, 23 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, nurses, History Audience: Nurses, General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Join Peter Olsen on a bus tour of a selection of the more than 50 First World War memorials that dot the Manawatu landscape. Departing from Palmerston North on 26 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Memorials, Local history, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, historians, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
Category: Tours or trails

Bring the kids along to hear stories and poems about Anzac Day and why we use poppies to remember the fallen soldiers. Palmerston North Central Library, 17 April 2015.

Topics: Children, Kids, Holidays, poppies, Education, Events Audience: children Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Come and listen to a presentation by Colonel Nick Gillard on the subject of The Somme, September-October 1916. At Palmerston North Central Library, 5 March 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Western Front, Somme, History Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North