Activities & Projects
A service at Gisborne's Holy Trinity Church on 11 November 2018 recognise the centenary of Armistice Day, and reflect on our commitment to peace.
A fantastic day is planned in Bluff on Sunday 11 November 2018 to mark 100 years since Armistice Day at the end of the First World War.
The Arts Centre in Christchurch will join with the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day on Sunday 11 November.
The Mt Hutt Memorial Hall Board and WW100 Project Team invite you to the Hall on Sunday 11 November at 11am for a minute's silence.
A short service at Mataura's Cenotaph to commemorate the Armistice on 11 November 1918 for the lives lost and the 100th anniversary of end of the First World War.
To mark the centenary of the cessation of hostilities two new granite plaques will be unveiled at All Saints Church, Hokitika, on 11 November 2018.
Armistice Day will be commemorated with 2 minutes silence at 11am, to be followed by a 'Roaring Chorus'. At the Glenorchy War Memorial at 10.50am, 11 November 2018.
The commemorative parade and service will be followed by a luncheon and opening of the new Lakeside Soldiers Memorial Hall on 11 November 2018.
A service to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day at the Soldiers Memorial in Te Kauwhata, 11 November 2018.
NZ Warbirds are very proud to be undertaking a commemorative flypast of the Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph on 11th November in conjunction with the Auckland RSA.
The service at Napier's Trinity Methodist Church on 11 November 2018 will recognise the centenary of Armistice Day, and reflect on our commitment to peace: through liturgy, song and prayer.
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, after four years of brutal conflict, war finally gave way to peace. Join us as we commemorate Armistice Day in Waimate, 9-11 Nov 2018
Members of the public and service organisations are invited to attend the Armistice Memorial Service which will be held at the Te Kuiti Cenotaph on 11 November 2018.
Armistice Day Service and the dedication of the new Papamoa War Memorial. At the Papamoa Domain, 11 November 2018.
The Hokitika Westland RSA will be parading at the First World War memorial at the Brittan Street end of Cass Square on Armistice Day, 11 November 2018.
This service at the Cenotaph on 11 November 2018 will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Liberation of Le Quesnoy, and the signing of the Armistice that ended the war.
A commemoration on the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice at the Featherston Cenotaph on 11 November 2018.
A service at St Peters Hall, Paekakariki, on 11 November 2018 followed by a screening of the film ‘For King and Country’ from Nga Taonga Sound & Vision.
Commemorative church service and wreath laying at Raetihi's Ruapehu Anglican Church, 11 November 2018.
Remembering the Tuhoe soldiers who fought in the First World War in an Armistice ceremony at Pipipari Marae, Waimana, on 11 November 2018.
To mark the centenary of Armistice Day on 11 November 2018, Rotorua Lakes Council are holding a commemoration service and a special day of family activities in Government Gardens.
To commemorate the liberation of the town of Le Quesnoy in France by NZ troops we will be having a display and live stream of the national ceremony on 4 November in the East Coast Bays Library.
Please join us in commemorating the signing of the Armistice, declaring an end to First World War hostilities and the start of the peace process, on 11 November 2018, in Seymour Square.
A service to commemorate the fallen from the First World War. Invercargill Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.
We would like to invite people to attend our celebration and remembrance of our fallen colleagues from the First World War. Witch Hill Memorial, Banks Peninsula, 11 November 2018.
We are helping create a nation-wide Roaring Chorus to mark the Armistice centenary. Join us at an Armistice centenary service at Levin's Cenotaph on 11 November 2018.
The centenary gives us the opportunity to acknowledge the loss and trauma of the First World War, and reflect on peace and hope at the centenary of its closure. Foxton Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.
Hunterville RSA will be holding an Armistice Service of Remembrance to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice, to be held at the Hunterville Cenotaph and everyone is invited to join us.
On 11 November 2018, Cambridge will commemorate Armistice Day with a parade in Victoria Street, followed by a commemorative service and wreathlaying in the plaza outside the Town Hall.
Armistice 100th commemoration parade and wreathlaying ceremony at Gisborne's Cenotaph, 11 November 2018.
Feilding's Armistice Day is a Community Event aimed at recapturing the energy of the original Armistice Day of 1918. Manchester Square, 11 November 2018.
Commemorative tree planting and plaque unveiling by Mayor Lianne Dalziel at Park of Remembrance, 4 Novmeber 2018.
On Sunday 11 November a district-wide event will be held by the Hurunui District Council at the Amberley Domain to commemorate the signing of the treaty that ended the First World War.
West Otago is celebrating Armistice Day with a street parade in Tapanui, followed by a concert on the village green, on 11 November 2018.
Otaki and District RSA public commemoration of the signing of The Armistice signifying the end of hostilities of the First World War on 11 November 2018.
Hokitika Museum, in collaboration with Westland RSA and Heritage Hokitika are proud to present Armistice Light & Picture Show, to commemorate the signing of the Armistice, on 10 November 2018.
Whangaroa (Kaeo) Memorial Hall on 11 November 2018. Kei wareware tātou. Lest we forget.
A short ceremony to commemorate 100 years since Armistice Day on 11 November 2018 at the Grey Lynn Returned Services Club, followed by a Grey Lynn "Roaring Chorus".
Join us as we pay homage to those who fell during the four years of the First World War, and visit the Fields of Remembrance with 18,277 named crosses. Auckland War Memorial Museum, 11 November 2018.
A concert commemorating Armistice Day. Southwards Theatre, 11 November 2018.
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.
To commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day, the Fields of Remembrance Trust has laid out a field, called the Memorial Field, at the Auckland Domain from 20 October to 20 November 2018.
The Waiheke RSA is asking the Island community to stop and pause at 11am on the 11th November.
The Government will mark the centenary with a national commemoration at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on 11 November 2018.
Join the New Zealand Defence Force for the final commemorative activity of the First World War Centenary at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at 7.30pm on Armistice Day, 11 November 2018.
New Zealand will mark the centenary of its last significant action in the First World War with a national ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on 4 November 2018.
With 2018 marking the centenary of The Armistice of 11 November 1918, the city will host several events as part of the Armistice 2018 Commemoration Programme.
The Maheno District (North Otago) will be unveiling a memorial commemorating HMHS Maheno and her valuable contribution to the First World War on Armistice Day (1030hrs, 11 Nov 2018).
Citizens of the nations affected by the First World War are invited to take part in a weekend of remembrance and reconciliation in the French town of Reims on June 22-24 2018.
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.
A commemorative service for the anniversary of Armistice Day will be held at the Palmerston North Cenotaph on 11 Nov 2017 at 11am.
A national commemoration to mark the service of New Zealanders in the Middle East during the First World War. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, 31 October, 11am.
The Dannevirke World War I committee will host a free event to commemorate our fallen at Passchendaele on Wednesday, October 11, at 7.30pm, in the Fountain Theatre, Dannevirke.
A Battle of Passchendaele commemorative ceremony will be held at the Lower Hutt War Memorial Cenotaph on Saturday 14 October 2017 at 11am.
Timaru will host a service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele at Timaru Botanic Gardens, 15 October 2017, 2pm.
A Battle of Passchendaele commemorative service will be held at at the Mount Maunganui Cenotaph on 14 October at 2pm.
WW100 will mark the Battle of Passchendaele with a national commemorative programme held in Wellington on Thursday 12 October.
A commemorative ceremony marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele will be held at Auckland Museum on 12 October 2017 at 11am.
Christchurch Memorial RSA will host a remembrance parade and service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 12 October 2017, 10.40am.
A remembrance ceremony will be held at Auckland Domain's Field of Remembrance to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 12 Oct 2017, 10am.
The Passchendaele Field of Remembrance at Auckland Domain will be disestablished, beginning with a blessing ceremony. 20 Oct 2017, 10am.
A Field of Remembrance of 2412 crosses will be established at Auckland Domain for the New Zealanders who died in the Third Battle of Ypres, 5 Oct 2017, 10am.
Tours and a sunset ceremony will be held to mark the centenary of the Battle of Broodseinde, where 492 NZ men died, including All Black captain Dave Gallaher. Eden Park, Auckland, 4 Oct 2017, 6.30pm.
A national commemorative programme will be held in Wellington to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele on 12 October 2017, begining at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park from 3pm.
Hop aboard at Wellington and journey up the coast to Paekakariki as the train returns after a series of journeys marking the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 15 October 2017, 3:15pm.
A memorial service marking the 99th anniversary of the signing of the armistice. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, 11 November 2017, 11am.
A ceremony to mark the Battle of Passchendaele where 843 New Zealanders died in a single day. Sheffield Domain, Sheffield, Selwyn. 12 October 2017, 2pm.
An afternoon tea for descendants of First World War veterans to remember those who served in the Battle of Passchendaele. Mt Maunganui RSA, Mt Maunganui, 8 October 2017, 2 p.m.
An Armistice Day parade will be held at the Blenheim War Memorial, Blenheim, 11 November 2017, 11am.
South Wairarapa District Council, Featherston Memorial RSA and the wider community are commemorating the centenary of the Battle of Messines on 7 June 2017 at 1pm.
A commemorative service marking the centenary of the Battle of Messines will be held at Auckland War Memorial Museum, Wednesday 7 June 2017 at 11am.
A remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington at 11 am on 7 June 2017 to mark the centenary of the Battle of Messines.
A monument to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of the New Zealand Shipping Company vessel SS Otaki on 10 March 1917, unveiled by the Governor General at Ōtaki College.
A ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque near France's future memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, will be held on 18 November 2016.
A march and series of ceremonies at parliament to remember the contribution that Cook Island soldiers made to the First World War. In Wellington on 16 November 2016.
A service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, at Timaru Botanic Gardens on 18 September 2016.
Join the residents of Radius Fulton Care Centre, Dunedin, on 15 September 2016 as they remember those who fought in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
A ceremony of remembrance will be held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on the centenary of New Zealand's entry to the battle: 15 September.
A remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on 18 September 2016.
Join students from a French and a New Zealand high school as they commemorate the first day of the Battle of the Somme, with songs, poems and readings, at Auckland Museum on 1 July 2016.
A remembrance service at Nelson's Founders Heritage Park on the centenary of New Zealand's entry into the Battle of the Somme, 15 September 2016.
A small exhibition and service of remembrance to mark the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme at Remuera Rackets Club, Auckland, on 1 July 2016.
A commemorative service to mark the centenary of the opening of New Zealand No.1 Hospital at Brockenhurst, held at All Saints Garrison Church, Burnham Military Camp, on 29 June 2016.
A service of gratitude at the Mazargues War Cemetery in Marseilles to commemorate the centenary of the NZEF's landing in France on 11 April 1916.
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 mark the centenary year of the Battle of the Somme, a commemorative tree will be planted in the Matata Rest Area on 5 March 2016.
This exhibition has a focus on the men from Blenheim who served in the First World War, and local Marlborough context of the day. Held at Bookworld, Blenheim, 12-14 February 2016.
A programme of commemorative events surround the unveiling of the New Zealand Tunnelling Company memorial dedication in Waihi's Gilmour Reserve on 22 January 2015.
This event is pay tribute to New Zealand and Australian parliamentary staff who enlisted and served in the First World War. Held at Wellington's Cenotaph on 20 January 2016.
From 11 November - 2 December 2015, over 860 light poles will cover Wellington's Appleton Park, lighting up in the wind, and representing Wellingtonians who lost their lives at Gallipoli.
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.
On 8 November 2015, Christ Church in Whangarei will host two services to remember the lives of all those lost in war.
Every day at 5pm, a Last Post ceremony is conducted on the forecourt of the National War Memorial in Wellington. All are welcome to attend these daily remembrances, conducted by the NZDF.
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.
More than seventy members of 5/7 Battalion, RNZIR, will conduct a charter parade in Stratford on 8 August 2015 to mark the centenary of the Battle for Chunuk Bair.
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.
Join Auckland War Memorial Museum on 8 August 2015 to commemorate the Battle of Chunuk Bair with a commemoration service, a presentation of ANZAC images, poetry, waiata and theatre.
Join The Great War Exhibition and New Zealand Cricket Museum in Wellington as they commemorate Hāmi Grace and the centenary of the battle in which he died, Chunuk Bair, on 8 August 2015.
Join the Wellington City Council and the Wellington RSA to pay tribute to the many soldiers that lost their lives on 8 August 1915 with a dawn service at the Cenotaph one hundred years on.
A commemorative concert and display to commemorate 100 years since the battle for Chunuk Bair began. At the Dannevirke Town Hall on 8 August 2015.
Dannevirke & Districts RSA are planning a Lone Pine in commemoration of Chunuk Bair, near the Cenotaph in the Dannevirke Domain on 8 August 2015.
The South Canterbury WWOne Centenary Committee are holding a service to commemorate the battle for Hill 60 in Gallipoli at Timaru's Botanical Gardens on 23 August 2015.
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.
The national ceremony to mark the centenary of the battle for Chunuk Bair during the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign will take place on 8 August 2015 at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington.
An Anzac Day service at the Greendale Memorial Gates, Darfield, followed by afternoon tea and a display of First World War memorabilia, on 25 April 2015.
A parade and dawn service to commemorate Anzac Day on this special anniversary. The service will be held outside the Upper Hutt Civic Centre, 25 April 2015.
The Rotorua District Field of Remembrance will be installed in Government Gardens between 23 - 28 April 2015 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by ANZAC troops.
All visitors to Auckland's Sky Tower are invited to take part in their special commemorative activities between 20 and 27 April 2015.
Barge journeys around historic sites in Whangaroa Harbour will be available between 10 and 2 on Thursday 23 April 2015.
Guided bus journeys around Kaeo's local urupa, cemetery and historic sites will be offered on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April 2015.
A free concert performed by The Band of the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery marking the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign. At Titirangi War Memorial Hall on 19 April 2015.
Bermuda commemorates the centenary of the Gallipoli landings on 25 April 2015 with a dawn service, an afternoon commemoration for an NZEF Private, and an Anzac dinner.
On the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum in Devonport invites you to come and share in our Anzac Day 2015 commemorations.
A street parade of vintage and veteran military vehicles heading from Thames' main street to the Thames Racecourse, where a battle reenactment will take place, on 11 April 2015.
The UCSA will be hosting an Anzac Day service on the University of Canterbury campus to enable the university community to join together to honour all of those who have served in warfare.
An Anzac service at Wellington's Roseneath street memorial at 10 am on 25 April 2015, followed by a concert at Roseneath Longhall.
Join us at the Hamilton City Council for the unveiling of “The Line of Fire” – a commemorative artwork by Hon Captain Matt Gauldie – on 27 March 2015.
Our suburb's 2015 Anzac Day commemorative service will take place on Brooklyn School grounds, followed by a march down to the Brooklyn Community Centre for light refreshments.
Travel with Steam Incorporated on this Anzac Weekend excursion to the Central Plateau, hauled by the First World War memorial locomotive Ab608 “Passchendaele".
The Mt Wellington/Panmure RSA 2015 Anzac Day commemorations include a dawn parade with live music and entertainment throughout the evening.
A special commemoration service for our community run by students and staff on Friday 24th April at 9:30am.
Join us for this service of worship at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ashburton, on 19 April 2015 to commemorate Anzac Day and 100th anniversary of Gallipoli.
A spectacular parade commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, featuring military personnel and vintage war machinery, will weave its way through Wellington on 24 April 2015.
A week-long programme of events in Wellington – including ceremonies, a street parade and light show – to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. 18-25 April 2015.
Commemorating the march that 60,000 of New Zealand's First World War troops made over the Rimutakas from Featherston Camp to Upper Hutt with a re-enactment march and a memorial.
Visitors to Rotorua Museum can reflect and to commemorate all those who have served their country with an early opening and programme of events this Anzac Day.
A weekend of commemoration, reflection, education and family fun to mark the centennial of the Gallipoli landings. Around Nelson between 25 and 27 April 2015.
Rotorua's Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service will be held at 9.30am on Saturday 25 April 2015 at the Energy Events Centre.
The Torpedo Bay Navy Museum's WW100 Commemoraitve Pavilion and A.D. Boyle Room, opening on 7 March 2015, will be the first national memorial dedicated to naval service.
Mark the centennial of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 by attending this special commemoration dawn service at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.
A special centennial Anzac service with representatives from the armed and community uniformed services and cadet units at Nelson Christ Church Cathedral, Sunday 26 April 2015.
Travel with Steam Incorporated on this special Anzac excursion one way from Wellington to Paekakariki on Anzac Day 2016.
Come to a vigil at Wellington's Cathedral of St Paul on Friday 24 April 2015 to remember those who have died in war, and give thanks for those who served.
A commemorative service to remember not only Scottish Society members and sons of members who enlisted but all New Zealanders. At Christchurch's Scottish Society Hall, 10 May 2015.
Commemorating Remembrance Sunday at Auckland War Memorial Museum this year are dance troupe Feisty Feet and Auckland Girls’ Choir. Held in the WWI Sanctuary on 13 November 2016.