NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

Activities & Projects

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Explore the story of Charles Southey, who was awarded the Military Medal for bravery following the Battle of Passchendaele.

Topics: WW1, exhibition, Local history, Soldiers Audience: All of the Community, Teachers, School students Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

I Died in Hell, Passchendaele tells the story of Carl Jordan using his own words and those of his friends and gives an insight into what these men endured.

Topics: Passchendaele, exhibition, History, WW1, Local history Audience: All of the Community, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

'Tauranga 1918' is a reminder that as the First World War continued to rage, Tauranga residents could do nothing but grieve and carry on.  

Topics: WW1, Tauranga, Exhibitions, Local history Audience: community, School students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

New Zealand's tunnellers are the focus of the Pick and Shovel Men exhibition at Masonic Park, Tauranga, from 20 April to 20 May 2017. Part of the From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition series.

Topics: WW1, Tunnellers, Arras, Graffiti, Soldiers Audience: Students, Teachers, General Public Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

The Somme: From Tauranga to the Trenches is the latest First World War exhibition from the Tauranga Heritage Collection. It reveals the connection Tauranga has to "that terrible battle".

Topics: WW1, Somme, Tauranga, Exhbition Audience: Students, Public Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

Te Hokowhitu a Tu - Maori Pioneers is an exhibit that commemorates the exploits of the Maori Battalion during the First World War.

Topics: Maori, exhibition, Mobile Audience: Maori, Students, General Public Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

Gallipoli, From Tauranga to the Trenches is the second exhibition from the Tauranga Heritage Collection commemorating the First World War.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, History, Local history, Gallipoli Audience: General, Local residents, Teachers, Students Located in: Tauranga, Te Puke

A Marquette Angel is the latest From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition, a mobile series commemorating the centenary of the First World War. 

Topics: Marquette, Tauranga, Exhibitions, Events, nurses Audience: General, local visitors, Local residents, historians Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

From Tauranga to the Trenches mobile exhibition uses interactive technology and visual displays to tell the stories of local men who were involved in the First World War.

Topics: exhibition, Tauranga, Events Audience: Students, Teachers, young, old, RSA Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga