Join archivist, Gareth Winter as he talks about the new book 100 Years, 100 Lives. At Masterton District Library on 9 November 2018.
Join Rebecca as she discusses her creative projects on the NZ Mounted Rifles and nurses in the Middle East in the First World War. Masterton District Library, 9 November 2018.
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.
From mid-July to Armistice Day 2018 the Wairarapa Times-Age printed the life story of someone connected to the First World War each issue to mark the 100 years since the end of the war.
Two special trans-Tasman concerts commemorating the First World War are being performed in Masterton just before Anzac Day 2017.
Screening of March On and Crossing the Line to coincide with Anzac Day commemorations. Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton, 23 Apr 2017.
As part of the service at St Matthew's Anglican Church on 13 November 2016, Wairarapa Singers will be performing excerpts from "The Armed Man" by Karl Jenkins.
The Linking Bridges project aims to build links between two bridges and their communities: Kaiparoro war memorial bridge, Wairarapa and the Bridge Creek memorial bridge at Brooweena, Queensland.
This exhibition runs at Aratoi Museum in Masterton from 14 August - 4 October 2015. All are invited to an artist talk with its artist, Connah Podmore, on Sunday 16 August at 2 pm.
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.
An exhibition at Masterton's Aratoi celebrating Norman Prior’s war record and highlighting the service of NZ medical staff during the First World War. Runs 14 August - 4 October 2015.
The Pointon Collection in Masterton shows original clothing from this period in time that so dramatically changed so many lives. Exhibtion runs from 17 April - 1 June 2015.
Remember 100 years after the Gallipoli Landings with a programme of readings, tributes and concerts at Masterton's St Matthew's Anglican Church on 22-23 April 2015.
Michelle O'Connell is launching her children's picture book, Leaving for The Front, at Masterton District Library on 18 April 2015.
Author and illustrator Michelle O'Connell will visit Fernridge, Douglas Park and Lakeview School to read her book, Leaving for The Front and to make poppy wreaths for Anzac Day with each class.
An exhibition at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History coinciding with the opening of Featherston Camp one hundred years ago. Opening 22 January 2016.
A ‘pop-up’ exhibition featuring our local boys who fought for us. The free-standing prototypes will then be placed in railway stations in the region. 8 August 2014-8 September 2014.
A concert of jazz songs from the First World War and beyond. Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton. 10-11 October 2014.
A talk by Neil Frances (Wairarapa Archive) about the First World War exhibition in Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History's foyer. 9 August 2014.
A community project knitting comforts for soldiers. Part of 'Remember to Remember' exhibition at Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History (8 August-7 September 2014).
The first Wairarapa volunteers left from Masterton on August 13 1914, an event that will be re-enacted 100 years later. Masterton Town Square, Masterton, 13 August 2014.