Activities & Projects
A programme of events at Auckland Museum to commemorate 100 years since the first Anzac Day service.
A range of activities will be held in Lemnos, Greece, to commemorate the fallen in the Gallipoli campaign. 20-21 April 2016.
Visit The Treasury in Thames on Anzac Day 2016 to see photographs of Thames soldiers, prisoners' handwork, cards, letters, books, and original plans for the Thames War Memorial. Open 12-3 p.m.
Take part in an Anzac Day community art installation, in remembrance of the First World War. Rotorua District Library, 20-25 April 2016.
Make a poppy and take time to honour those from the Ashburton District who lost their lives during the First World War. 25 April 2016, 1-4 p.m.
Make a poppy from willow and tissue paper to contribute to a collaborative Anzac wreath.
Join Dave Veart in conversation with author Jennifer Haworth on the story of the First World War commissioned war artists, at Devenoport Library, 26 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.
A unique programme to mark the centenary of one of the first Anzac Day observances, in Petone, Wellington.
Photographs, artworks, installations, talks, readings, poetry and prose, printed and audiovisual material at Linwood Community Arts Centre, Christchurch, 11-25 April 2016.
Cynthia and Chris McKenzie reflect on their experience at Gallipoli during the centenary of the landings in this exhibition at Devonport's Depot Space from 9-27 April 2016.
On 25 April 2016 we commemorate 100 years since the first Anzac Day service. Join us at the Auckland War Memorial Museum for a day of activities and free guided tours.
Anzac themed stories followed by a creative paper or clay poppy craft at Palmerston North Central Library, on 21 April 2016.
A re-enactment of the Kaikoura Mounted Riders leaving to join the Canterbury Mounted Rifles contingent at Kaikoura's Anzac Day commemorations on 25 April 2016.
To commemorate the Anzacs, make a poppy in remembrance, to plant on the Museum lawn. Materials provided. Drop in at any time between 23-25 April 2016.
A light and sound show featuring art and historical imagery projected onto the National War Memorial at Pukeahu. The 15-minute loop will run each evening from 21 to 25 April 2016.
The role of Tairāwhiti women who served overseas in the First World War is the focus of this public lecture at the Tairāwhiti Museum on 25 April 2016.
In this documentary, Sam Neill looks through the lens of his own family to uncover some overlooked truths about Gallipoli. Screened at Waikato Museum on 25 April 2016.
Cantando Choir returns to the peaceful setting of Hamilton Gardens on Anzac Day 2016 for a presentation of reflective music and words.
A commemorative programme of events around Anzac Day on sites associated with New Zealand on the former Western Front.
On 25 April each year New Zealand commemorates the landings of the Anzacs on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.
A commemorative service in Wellington in April 2016 in recognition of the contributions of the Cook Islands soldiers who enlisted in the New Zealand Army during the First World War.
Travel with Steam Incorporated on this special Anzac excursion one way from Wellington to Paekakariki on Anzac Day 2016.