Join Jeffrey Russell as we follow 4 soldiers in the NZ Mounted Rifles during the Battle of Ayun Kara using letters, diaries and official histories. Lower Hutt Libraries in November 2018.
Matthew Wright talks about the human side of New Zealand's First World War experience at Gallipoli, on the Western Front, and the Armistice. Lower Hutt War Memorial Library, 3 November 2018.
Armistice 100th Commemoration Concert at St James' Anglican Church, 4 November 2018.
The Service is timed to commence with two-minutes silence at 11am on Sunday the 11th of November 2018 at the Lower Hutt Cenotaph adjacent to the Lower Hutt Memorial Library.
Featuring displays of roses, seasonal blooms, plants, crafts and Armistice commemoration. At Lower Hutt Event Centre, 10-11 November 2018.
Join Jeffrey Russell to follow the stories of three women from Lower Hutt concentrating on their lives overseas during the First World War. At Naenae Community Library, 26 September 2018.
Through diaries, letters, and official histories, follow six NZ soldiers at the Battle of Gravenstafel and see the story through their eyes. Wainuiomata Community Library, 4 December 2017, 11am.
A Battle of Passchendaele commemorative ceremony will be held at the Lower Hutt War Memorial Cenotaph on Saturday 14 October 2017 at 11am.
A workshop for those interested in researching First World War soldiers at Lower Hutt War Memorial Library, on 11 April 2017.
A presentation and NZ military records research afternoon at Petone Community Library, Lower Hutt, on 12 March 2017.
What happened when the Eastbourne RSA decided to publish a history of its community’s experiences of war? Find out at Petone Library on 1 September 2016.
A ceremony on Petone Beach on 13 November 2016 to remember those souls of all nations who sailed over the sea, may have fought at sea and may have died at sea during the First World War.
A naval war art exhibition of brothers Esmond & Hal Atkinson's pen & ink sketches of service in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve at Petone from 3-23 November 2016.
Discover more about your ancestors during Family History Month. This workshop is to be held at Taita Community Library on 19 August 2016.
Discover your First World War soldier at Petone Community Library, Lower Hutt. Sunday 8 May 2016
A unique programme to mark the centenary of one of the first Anzac Day observances, in Petone, Wellington.
Keith Garwood will talk about his research into local soldiers who served and died in the First World War, at the Petone Community Library on 23 April 2016.
Hear author Andrew Francis speak about the fascinating research that went into 'That Dear Little Home in the Bay', at the Petone Community Library on 9 April 2016.
Discover how to access and interpret First World War records at these hands-on workshops at various Lower Hutt libraries between 19-29 April 2016.
Andrew Francis presents at talk about the Taumaru Military Convalescent Home in Lowry Bay, at the Eastbourne Community Library on 5 September 2015.
Keith Garwood shares his mapping work identifying the homes of Lower Hutt residents who served in the First World War. At Lower Hutt War Memorial Library, 9 September 2015.
Çanakkale – Road to Peace Out of War is a photographic exhibition offering a unique Turkish perspective of Gallipoli, at the Petone Working Men's Club from 1-23 August 2015.
A ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the planting of pohutukawas “in commemoration of the brave deeds done by our soldiers in Gallipoli” in Eastbourne, on 14 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.
Hutt City Baptist Church will have a special guest service commemorating the Anzac centenary on Sunday 26 April 2015.
Discover how to access and interpret First World War personnel records at these hands-on workshops at various Hutt City libraries in April and May 2015.
Grab a blanket and come down to Dowse Square, Lower Hutt, at 6.30pm on 26 April 2015 for an Anzac Films by Starlight special presented by Hutt City Council.
Damien Fenton, Gavin McLean, Jock Phillips and Jane Tolerton speak about writing and the First World War. Petone Working Mens Club, 30 August 2014.
The Petone Settlers' Museum will host an exhibition and changing public programme, from August 2014 to the peace celebrations in 2019.
Historical book on the Taumaru Military Convalescent Hospital to be published online.
Author and historian Dr John Basarin tours New Zealand for a series of presentations about the Turkish view of the Gallipoli campaign 1915. 23-28 March 2014.
A rotary evening in Lower Hutt featuring guest speakers who are leading in the First World War commemorations. 12 February 2014.
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
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.