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Armistice 100th commemoration parade and wreathlaying ceremony at Gisborne's Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Armistice Day, Commemorations, Ceremonies Located in: New Zealand, Gisborne
Organised by: Gisborne RSA

War poetry readings and a peace celebration at Wellington's Halfway House, Glenside, 24-28 October 2018. Part of Wellington Heritage Week.

Topics: Events, poetry, peace, Armistice Day Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
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A series of short talks at Christchurch's Air Force Museum on how New Zealanders have needed the courage to endure loss in wartime. Held on 13 October 2018.

Topics: nurses, Public Talks & Tours, Events, Armistice Day Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

Armistice Day will be remembered and showcased at Christchurch City Council-owned heritage building Avebury House (1884) on 18 October 2018.

Topics: Local history, Events, Armistice Day Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
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The Mid Canterbury Choir will pay tribute to New Zealand's war heroes in song and readings at Ashburton's Sinclair Centre on 1 July 2018.

Topics: Events, peace, choral, Armistice Day Located in: New Zealand, Ashburton
Organised by: Mid Canterbury Choir

In this talk, Professor Gary Sheffield explains why, after three years of deadlock, 1918 was decisive, and the Allies emerged victorious. At Palmerston North Central Library, 3 May 2018.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, 1918, History, Armistice Day Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

A talk on the lobbying and rationale behind the creation of an area where men who fought overseas but died locally could be buried with their comrades. Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 11 Nov 2017, 1pm

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Karori, Armistice Day Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
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Join the town of Cambridge as they commemorate armistice and remember their ongoing friendship with Le Quesnoy, France at Cambridge Town Hall, 12 Nov 2017, 10am.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, rememberence, Le Quesnoy, Armistice Day Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge
Organised by: Cambridge Town Hall

A day of commemorations will be held in Arapohue to mark the 99th anniversary of Armistice on 11 Nov 2017 from 10.45am.

Topics: memorial, exhibition, community services, Armistice Day Audience: Community Groups Located in: New Zealand, Dargaville

A commemorative service for the anniversary of Armistice Day will be held at the Palmerston North Cenotaph on 11 Nov 2017 at 11am.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Armistice Day Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
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Follow the journey of the Otago Infantry Regiment and Mounted Rifles in a special screening of this documentary at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, 11 November 2017, 10am.

Topics: Film, Otago, Armistice Day Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Dunedin
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The Royal New Zealand Navy Band presents a concert to commemorate the 99th anniversary of Armistice at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland, 9 Nov 2017, 7pm.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Concert, Armistice Day Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

The 99th anniversary of Armistice will be marked in Cambridge with this family friendly event at Mighty River Domain, Cambridge, 11-12 Nov 2017.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Family & Lifestyle, Armistice Day Audience: General, general audiences, Families Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge

A bronze war horse by artist Matt Gauldie to acknowledge the 10,000 New Zealand horses that served in WW1 will be unveilied at Memorial Park, Hamilton on 11 November 2017, at 11am.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Lottery Grant Recipients, Horses, Armistice Day Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton

As part of the service at St Matthew's Anglican Church on 13 November 2016, Wairarapa Singers will be performing excerpts from "The Armed Man" by Karl Jenkins.

Topics: choral, peace, Armistice Day Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Masterton
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Armistice in Cambridge commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Held at Mighty River Domain, Cambridge, on 12-13 November 2016.

Topics: Family Entertainment, Events, Commemorations, reenactmnents, Armistice Day Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge
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The RNZN Band presents their third Remembrance Day concert paying tribute to New Zealand’s past and present. At Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland, on 11 November 2016.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Events, Concert, Armistice Day Audience: Music lovers, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

An Armistice Day commemorative service at the Cenotaph, followed by the launch of the street-naming initiative 'Poppy Places' at the Central Library on 11 November 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Commemorative events, Local history, Armistice Day Audience: General, Local residents, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North
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Come to Auckland War Memorial Museum on 11 november 2015 and take time to remember those who served, those who are currently serving and those who have given their lives in military service.

Topics: Commemorations, Museums, Events, Armistice Day Audience: General, Descendants, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

Remember some of those who signed up to serve in the First World War, died in the Wellington area, and were buried in the Services Section of Karori Cemetery. Tour on 11 November 2015.

Topics: Cemeteries, Public Talks & Tours, Events, Armistice Day Audience: historians, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
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'Remember' is a concert the Navy Band perform on Remembrance Day, 11 November 2015, at Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Topics: Variety Concerts, Concert, Music, Events, Armistice Day Audience: General, Music lovers Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

An open air service to commemorate Armistice Day on 11 November 2015 at the Blenheim War Memorial in Seymour Square. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Commemorative events, Armistice Day Audience: General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Blenheim
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Armistice in Cambridge commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Held at Mighty River Domain, Cambridge, on 7-8 November 2015.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, Commemorative events, Armistice Day Audience: General, historians, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge
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Come into Cambridge Museum between 7 November 2014 and 16 January 2015 to find out how the news of the Armistice was received in Cambridge in 1918.

Topics: Museums, Events, Exhibitions, Armistice Day Audience: General, historians, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Cambridge
Organised by: Cambridge Museum