What are you reading this November 11? You're invited to come to Timaru Library and take a selfie with our WW1 Soldier with your selection of Armistice reading to post on our Facebook page.
This service at the Cenotaph on 11 November 2018 will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Liberation of Le Quesnoy, and the signing of the Armistice that ended the war.
A poignant and stirring story based on letters sent home from the front, memoirs of Kiwi Gallipoli veterans and quotes and minutes from the Council of War. In Timaru from 17-24 August 2018.
Timaru will host a service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele at Timaru Botanic Gardens, 15 October 2017, 2pm.
A service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, at Timaru Botanic Gardens on 18 September 2016.
The South Canterbury WWOne Centenary Committee are holding a service to commemorate the battle for Hill 60 in Gallipoli at Timaru's Botanical Gardens on 23 August 2015.
To create a white cross with name/rank/serial number of every man and women from South Canterbury who died in the First World War.
On August 16th 2014 we will unveil a plaque commemorating the 8th (South Canterbury) Regiment of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles who left for the First World War exactly 100 years earlier.
Production of the play 'Oh What a Lovely War', and creation of crosses for Timaru Boys' High School old boys who served during the First World War. 27-29 May 2014.
An exhibition exploring the South Canterbury community on the eve of war and it's immediate reaction to the outbreak. South Canterbury Museum, Timaru, 5 August-28 October 2014.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.