WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 2019

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Activities & Projects

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A war animal memorial will be unveiled at the National Army Museum in February 2018 to commemorate the contribution of animals who have served with the New Zealand Military.

Topics: memorial, Animals Located in: Waiouru

As part of the pets and animals blessing at Dannevirke's Anglican Church Hall on 2 October 2016, there will be a commemoration of the millions of animals drafted into the First World War.

Topics: Events, Animals Located in: Dannevirke
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A free talk at Christchurch's Air Force Museum at 2 pm on 12 October looks at the connections between horses, bicycles, the Canterbury region and the First World War.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, October 14, Animals, History, Events Audience: local visitors, historians, General Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

Publication of a book about animals and birds in service during the First World War.

Topics: Books, Publications, Animals, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru

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.

Topics: Education, Events, Animals Audience: secondary students, Schools, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

An exhibition at Papakura Museum on the more than 10,000 horses that accompanied our soldiers to the battlefields of the First World War. August-October 2014.

Topics: Animals, Exhibitions, Events, August 14 Audience: General, Schools, local visitors, Students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Papakura
Organised by: Papakura Museum