Activities & Projects
On Saturday 27 September 2014, there is a wreath laying ceremony and public walk-through of the new 'Arras Tunnel'. National War Memorial, Buckle Street, Wellington.
New plaque for the Otago Peninsula Soldiers' Monument.
Commemorative events, including a commemorative garden and an exhibition, leading up to Anzac Day 2015.
Restoration of First World War memorials at Maungakaramea and Tapuhi.
The planning and erection of the statue of a young Mackenzie soldier as he stood on the Fairlie Railway Station, preparing to go to war, back in 1914. Unveiled 16 October 2014.
First World War memorial plaque for a marae complex in Kennedy Bay, Coromandel.
Construction of crosses for a Hamilton field of remembrance.
Restoring the Gore war memorial.
Restoration of the Alexandra war memorial.
Construction of a First World War remembrance plaza alongside the new Returned and Services Association (RSA) clubrooms in Christchurch.
Reinstating the Cenotaph as the focal point of the ceremonial space along Lambton Quay, Bowen Street and Parliamentary Grounds in Wellington.
As part of headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2015 (23 January-15 February 2015), a unique commemorative sculpture will be unveiled and gifted to the Waiheke community for the First World War centenary.
Restoration and conservation of Paraparaumu and Ōtaki war memorials.
Upgrading the Mt Roskill war memorial area in Auckland to add a Roll of Honour, make the parade ground larger and more accessible, and generally improve this important local landmark.
Restoring and improving the Queens Gardens (including the Cenotaph) in preparation for First World War commemorative events.
A First World War commemorative space and development of a First World War resource centre at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum in Devonport – opened on 5 March 2015.
Restoring the First World War memorial to Māori soldiers in Moutoa Gardens (Pākaitore) Historic Reserve.
Creating an "Avenue of Remembrance" with a tree for each local fallen First World War soldier, grown from the seeds of the Gallipoli Oak Tree planted in the centre of Christchurch.
Restoring the Kaitaia First World War memorial for the centenary commemorations.
The Christchurch RSA will be opening its new clubrooms on 4 August 2014, 100 years from the outbreak of the First World War. The old clubrooms where destroyed in the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake.