An exhibition of works by Wellington artist Rebecca Holden that celebrates the eight NZ women who ran Aotea Convalscent home in Egypt. Runs from September-November in Masterton and Whanganui.
Papakura Museum will proudly host the Mount Felix Tapestry exhibition from 1 Aug-22 Sep 2018. This community stitch project tells the story of the First World War ANZAC Hosptial in England.
Flowers of War artist and co-curator Elizabeth Turrell RWA speaks about the collaborative commemorative enamel art work at The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK on 25 April 2018.
The Geraldine Play Reading Group and The Geraldine Community Choir present an evening of play reading, poems, song and local Anzac stories on 22 April 2018.
A comprehensive programme of lectures, concerts, exhibitions, seminars, performances and official commemorations in Le Quesnoy and open to the public around Anzac Day.
An exhibition of a quilt created by the people of Cambridge as a gift to their sister town of Le Quesnoy, France to mark the centenary of the liberation of the town during the First World War. St Andrews Anglican Church, Cambridge, 23-24 Sept 2017, 10am - 4pm.
Spurred On is a compelling interactive documentary following New Zealand actor Dean O'Gorman to Passchendaele, the site of New Zealand's darkest day in the First World War.
Through the works of eight young artists, the Luck of the Draw website explores contemporary ideas around conscription, war and the ballot that forced 20,000 New Zealanders to fight overseas.
Free poppy making workshops are being held at Rotorua District Library, 19-20 April 2017.
An installation artwork as a memorial to the New Zealand soldiers killed during the Gallipoli campaign, showing at Nelson's Refinery Art Gallery in November 2016.
To mark the official commemoration of the War in France on 18 September 2016, the Great War Exhibition will be offering its very popular poppy making workshop.
A remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on 18 September 2016.
An animated film to be shown on Wellington Museum's unique vertically-formatted Tall Screen.
Take part in an Anzac Day community art installation, in remembrance of the First World War. Rotorua District Library, 20-25 April 2016.
Make a poppy and take time to honour those from the Ashburton District who lost their lives during the First World War. 25 April 2016, 1-4 p.m.
Make a poppy from willow and tissue paper to contribute to a collaborative Anzac wreath.
A unique programme to mark the centenary of one of the first Anzac Day observances, in Petone, Wellington.
Anzac themed stories followed by a creative paper or clay poppy craft at Palmerston North Central Library, on 21 April 2016.
To commemorate the Anzacs, make a poppy in remembrance, to plant on the Museum lawn. Materials provided. Drop in at any time between 23-25 April 2016.
A light and sound show featuring art and historical imagery projected onto the National War Memorial at Pukeahu. The 15-minute loop will run each evening from 21 to 25 April 2016.
Artist Lang Ea was selected as 1 of 3 feature artists among 68 exhibiting national and international artists to exhibit at the B#Side War Vol.II festival in Italy.
As we approach 100 years since the Battle of the Somme, Fierce Light brings together outstanding international poets with filmmakers and artists to explore the war and its legacy in the 21st century.
From 11 November - 2 December 2015, over 860 light poles will cover Wellington's Appleton Park, lighting up in the wind, and representing Wellingtonians who lost their lives at Gallipoli.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.
How do we remember the First World War? It appears as a tangled mass of opposing views: political, emotional and moral. This exhibition runs at Aratoi from 14 August - 4 October 2015.
In 2014 the Gisborne Quilting Group produced 14 small quilted samplers to commemorate the First World War. These are on display at Gisborne's Tairawhiti Museum from 26 June - 26 July 2015.
2015's Fibre & Fleece fashion show and exhibition at Opotiki College is Anzac themed to commemorate the Gallipoli Campaign's centenary. From 10-12 July 2015.
LilyRose will be showing a collection commemorating WW100 at the New Zealand Eco Fashion Designer Runway, at Notre Dame Performing Arts Centre, Lower Hutt, 13 June 2015.
A memorial artwork installation by renowned NZ artist Max Gimblett will adorn the architecture of St David’s Church on Khyber Pass Road in Auckland for three months from 24 April 2015.
Create poppies to be part of the Field of Poppies, an Anzac Day community art installation. At Rotorua District Library, 22-24 April 2015.
Young students of the German language in Wellington are decorating white balloons on the themes of peace & understanding at Frank Kitts Park on 24 April 2015.
Artist Connah Podmore facilitates two workshops in and around Eketahuna as part of a community-based Anzac commemorative project on 17 & 18 April 2015.
A workshop in central Palmerston North where contributors make a poppy from tissue paper for Anzac day, between 10-18 April 2015.
Creative conversations focused on translating conflict into art at Victoria University of Wellington in April 2015.
The Air Force Museum of New Zealand in Christchurch is displaying thousands of hand-crafted poppies to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, from 2 April to 30 September 2015.
The Tauranga Embroiderers’ Guild is hosting an exhibition at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre with a special focus on 'Remembering Anzac in Stitch'. Runs 13-17 May.
1000 felt poppies will be placed outside the Estuary Arts Centre in Orewa in the week before Anzac Day 2015. The public are invited to take a poppy as a sign of remembrance.
We have commissioned local sculpture artist Nic Clegg to make and instal 7 corten poppy seed heads at the Tauriko Business Estate. They will be erected the week starting 20 April 2015.
A light and sound show featuring art and historical imagery projected onto buildings at Pukeahu. The 15-minute loop ran from 7pm to 10pm each night from 18 to 25 April 2015.
The beautifully restored coal range at Parnell's historic Highwic will be fired up on April 15 2015 for a First World War school holiday activity – soldiers biscuit and poppy making.
This year’s Illuminate programme features a specially created film from TVNZ’s new First World War drama series, When We Go to War. Playing on Auckland Museum between 22-25 April 2015.
Join us at Auckland's Torpedo Bay Navy Museum between 7-19 April 2015 to make a candle holder which will house a candle for you to light at home in remembrance on the morning of Anzac Day.
Come and create crocheted poppies at Rotorua Museum on the weekend of 11-12 April 2015 as part of our World War One Centenary commemorations.
Hastings District commemorates Anzac Day 2015 at the Cenotaph in Civic Square with a dawn service, a civic ceremony and a programme of music and community art projects.
This project is part of the Peace Poppy Project aimed to engage as many people from our community as possible, to share stories of remembrance and how we can retain peace for now and into the future
Themes, to: remember all the casualties of war and war resisters; end war as a response to conflict, and promote peace. Stage 1: local peace vigils Stage 2: thematic resources and events
The theme for 2014's Rotorua Sculpture Symposium is 'The Returning Soldier', 29 November-12 December. After the symposium, the sculptures will be installed in Government Gardens.
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!
A 2015 Diploma of Goldsmithing & Jewellery student project to design and make a medal with both face and obverse face commemorating New Zealand’s First World War Centenary.
Create crocheted poppies at Rotorua Museum for the First World War centenary. Rotorua Museum, Rotorua. 25 October-27 October 2014.
Immerse yourself in multiple stories of the First World War through talks, gallery tours, music and poems at Auckland War Memorial Museum. Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 August 2014, 10 am-4 pm.
Five Auckland schools work with the Navy Museum to create artworks exploring the New Zealand home front during the First World War.
To commemorate the First World War, entries in the Kāpiti Coast District Libraries' Poetry Competition must relate to the theme of ‘War & Peace’. Entries close 1 August 2014
A community family day of activities, entertainment, games and workshops to commemorate peace and the end of the First World War.
A collaborative project between Auckland Libraries and Communication students at Unitec, drawing on personal narratives and contemporary responses to bring to life events of this period.
As part of headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2015 (23 January-15 February 2015), a unique commemorative sculpture will be unveiled and gifted to the Waiheke community for the First World War centenary.
A military vehicles display, including carrying First World War Waihi Tunnellers names and the Waihi Tunnellers emblem down into the minefield. 19 April 2014.
Help us to make a crafty display of 5000 poppies for Anzac Day 2015.
Reflection is a 20 minute site-specific performance to be held at Memorial Park, Otaki on 12-13 April 2014. This park contains one of the Cenotaphs in Otaki which will be a focus of the work.
The New Zealand War Graves Trust, in association with the Auckland War Memorial Museum are creating a photographic archive of the war graves of all New Zealanders from 1899 to the present day.
Brett Killington leaves Pinhole cameras exposing on the battle fields for 24 hours.
This photography project documents the work of the New Zealand tunnellers in Arras during the First World War.
A visual arts exhibition by artist Rebecca Holden acknowledging the role of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Middle East.
A blog for reviews of books on war written for children: stories that we need to remember, and should never forget.
A commemorative sculptural installation by Helen Pollock within the New Zealand Memorial, Passchendaele Memorial Museum. Unveiled 12 July 2013.
A show garden entered into the 2014 Ellerslie flower show. The theme for this abstract and thought-provoking garden is the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the First World War.
Collecting personal stories from the First World War for use in a student design project.
A personal quest to show 100 postcards portraying New Zealand and her people during the First World War.
History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'. Join in!
A project to place images and brief information boards about Lower Hutt WW1 soldiers/heroes in locations closest to their residential address at their time of signing up.