Activities & Projects
A project to establish a permanent memorial on Fraser Island, Australia, to record the role that the Maheno played as a hospital ship in the First World War. Unveiled on Anzac Day 2017.
Chinese Anzacs: Australians of Chinese Descent in the Defence Forces 1885-1919 - Second Edition revised to include New Zealand-born Chinese of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1914-1919.
New Zealand and Australian artists commemorate the Anzac legend 100 years after it was forged at Gallipoli. Exhibition held at Porirua's PATAKA Art + Museum, 27 November 2015 - 7 February 2016.
The Australian War Memorial commissioned five Australian and five NZ artists to explore the Anzac legacy and commemoration in a contemporary context. The portfolio was launched in 2016.
On 24 September 2015, the National Library hosts a talk by Dr Mark Sheehan on how young people are seldom encouraged to think critically about what Gallipoli means to them nowadays.
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.
A new theatre work developed by Long Cloud Youth Theatre and Canberra Youth Theatre looking at the development of the Anzac relationship. On at BATS Theatre, Wellington, 23-31 October 2015.
Former Wallaby lock, newspaper columnist, broadcaster and author Peter FitzSimons joins the Auckland Writers Festival from Sydney to talk about his latest book Gallipoli on 15 May 2015.
To commemorate the battle and Anzac Day, Auckland's Academy Cinemas will have some special screenings of the 1981 classic film 'Gallipoli' on 25 and 26 April 2015.
We have commissioned local sculpture artist Nic Clegg to make and instal 7 corten poppy seed heads at the Tauriko Business Estate. They will be erected the week starting 20 April 2015.
Marking the Gallipoli centenary, and celebrating the enduring spirit of ANZAC, the Royal New Zealand Navy Band presents a concert at the Auckland Town Hall on 30 March 2015.
Lake House Arts Centre is organising and installing a Peace Poppy display for the Anzac Day 2015 commemorations.
This year's annual Trans-Tasman clash will be more spectacular than ever as it links with the First World War Centenary. Held at Christchurch's Burnside Bowling Club, 18 - 20 March 2015.
To commemorate the centenary, on 25 April 1915, of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NZ Post teamed up to mint a commemorative 50 cent coin.
Author Philippa Werry talks about Anzac Day and her recent visit to Gallipoli. Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library, Wellington. 2 October 2014.
Honouring the Anzacs through large military displays, memorabilia, film, Anzac memories and more. Rotorua A & P Lifestyle Expo, 24-25 January 2015.
A personal quest to show 100 postcards portraying New Zealand and her people during the First World War.