Matariki Tu Rākau supports communities around New Zeland to plant trees together, creating living memorials 100 years after the First World War. Part of the One Billion Trees Programme.
1.00pm on Armistice Day, 11 November 2018, there will be a public talk in the Services section of Karori Cemetery (Wellington). The event will last 45-60 minutes and is free for anyone to attend.
A comprehensive programme of lectures, concerts, exhibitions, seminars, performances and official commemorations in Le Quesnoy and open to the public around Anzac Day.
Commemorating the forgotten Armistices signed weeks before the Armistice with Germany: with Bulgaria on the Salonica Front and with the Ottoman Turks on board HMS Agamemnon, Mudros, Lemnos
Let your kids explore, learn and create with The Great War Exhibition's inspiring guides these school holidays. The Great War Exhibition, Wellington, 8-22 Jan 2018.
An opportunity to explore one fascinating aspect of the 'Gallipoli: The scale of our war' exhibition in detail with a free tour. Te Papa, Wellington. 21 August - 1 September 2017.
A free guided tour exploring the story of Count Felix Graf von Luckner's escape from Motuihe Island during the First World War. 8 October 2017.
In the spirit of Matariki, the Great War Exhibition in Wellington offers guided tours to tell the story of Māori in the First World War. 24–25 June 2017.
Join Professor Kay Morris Matthews for a bus tour to Taruheru Cemetery to remember the service of Tairāwhiti nurses who served in the First World War.
Post to the Past aims to individually commemorate all the NZ soldiers who fell in the battle of Messines (Belgium). Participants are asked to leave a personal message for 'their' kiwi.
On 12 October 2016, as part of Seniors Week, join a tour focusing on the people and historic events relating to Parliament during the First World War
To mark the War in France Commemorations in Wellington on 18 September 2016, we have an exclusive opportunity to tell the story of France in The Great War.
In the spirit of Matariki, the Great War Exhibition in Wellington offers guided tours to tell the story of Māori in the First World War. Held on weekends between 18-26 June 2016.
A range of activities will be held in Lemnos, Greece, to commemorate the fallen in the Gallipoli campaign. 20-21 April 2016.
Join a tour around soldiers' graves in the Featherston Military Cemetery, many of whom died in the 1918 flu pandemic. Tour starts at 1 p.m., 25 April 2016, Featherston.
Special tours focusing on historic events relating to Parliament during the First World War.
A self-drive guide available in Christchurch on 24 October 2015 locates memorials commemorating the nurses who drowned on the Marquette in 1915.
A commemorative tour organised by nurse historian Clare Ashton in Sept '15 from Athens to Istanbul to remember NZ's First World War nurses who cared for casualties of the Gallipoli Campaign.
Guided bus journeys around Kaeo's local urupa, cemetery and historic sites will be offered on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April 2015.
Barge journeys around historic sites in Whangaroa Harbour will be available between 10 and 2 on Thursday 23 April 2015.
Tour Taranaki's war memorials with Puke Ariki's heritage experts on 6 June 2015.
Join Peter Olsen on a bus tour of a selection of the more than 50 First World War memorials that dot the Manawatu landscape. Departing from Palmerston North on 26 April 2015.
100 years on from the Gallipoli landings, the Auckland War Memorial Museum honours and remembers New Zealanders who have served, and commemorate the loss of life and of innocence.
This walk at Wellington's Botanic Garden on 27 April 2015 looks at plants from some of the countries involved in the World Wars and plants associated with peace and remembrance.
Free public talks at Karori Cemetery at 11.00am 2.00pm and 3.30pm on Anzac Day 2015 about soldiers who survived Gallipoli and various Corps with whom Anzacs fought during the war.
Heritage New Zealand is excited to offer a tour visiting a number of First World War country memorials in Canterbury's Waimakariri District on 11 April 2015.
Travel with Steam Incorporated on this special Anzac excursion one way from Wellington to Paekakariki on Anzac Day 2016.
The planting of a series of forests around the Coromandel Peninsula commemorating major battles and all New Zealand soldiers who died in the First World War.
Join knowledgeable guides on a commemorative walk of significant events relevant to Wellington’s war history. 16-18 October 2014.
On 15 October, Wellingtonians are invited to enjoy the opportunity to look over Te Kaha during her port visit before she marks the official commemoration of the departure of the Main Body.
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.
While observing a variety of animals, students on this learning programme at Orana Wildlife Park will discuss symbolism and the effectiveness of animal imagery in First World War propaganda posters.
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.
The 13th Annual Symposium of the Costume & Textile Association of New Zealand will be held at Auckland War Memorial Museum, 30-31 May 2014. The theme is 'Home Front'.
Developing a website and downloadable mobile application, and constructing a monument (unveiled April 2014) commemorating a First World War soldier from New Zealand.
This September 2015 voyage – Athens to Istanbul – remembers New Zealand nurses lost on the Marquette and Australian nurses on Lemnos treating the casualties of the battles of August 1915.
Creating an "Avenue of Remembrance" with a tree for each local fallen First World War soldier, grown from the seeds of the Gallipoli Oak Tree planted in the centre of Christchurch.
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.
Online and mobile historical content – including free apps, plus improving New Zealand-related information and signage at overseas battlefields and associated museums.