WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 2019

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Remembering the Tuhoe soldiers who fought in the First World War in an Armistice ceremony at Pipipari Marae, Waimana, on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Maori, Fields of Remembrance Located in: New Zealand, Whakatane
Organised by: Ruatoki RSA

New Zealand marked the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele in October 2017 with a week of services and events in Belgium, including a light and sound show on the Ieper ramparts.

Topics: Passchendaele, Maori, Sound and light show, Concert, Belgium

Find out about the 'missing' memorials of the Māori communities on the East Coast at Auckland Central City Library, 15 Nov 2017, 12pm.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Maori Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Auckland
Organised by: Central City Library

In the spirit of Matariki, the Great War Exhibition in Wellington offers guided tours to tell the story of Māori in the First World War. 24–25 June 2017.

Topics: Museums, Maori, Public Talks & Tours Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: The Great War Exhibition

The development and promotion of resources to Ngāi Tahu whānui and the wider community, that share the stories and history of our soldiers who contributed to New Zealand’s war effort.

Topics: Ngāi Tahu, Remember, Roll of Honour, Lottery Grant Recipients, Maori Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch
Organised by: Te Runanga O Ngai Tahu

Te Hokowhitu a Tu - Maori Pioneers is an exhibit that commemorates the exploits of the Maori Battalion during the First World War.

Topics: Maori, exhibition, Mobile Audience: Maori, Students, General Public Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

In the spirit of Matariki, the Great War Exhibition in Wellington offers guided tours to tell the story of Māori in the First World War. Held on weekends between 18-26 June 2016.

Topics: Museums, Exhibitions, Public Talks & Tours, Events, Maori Audience: historians, General, Maori, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Category: Tours or trails
Organised by: The Great War Exhibition

A digital roll sourced from the Online Cenotaph containing the names and details of Māori and Pacific Islanders who served in the First World War.

Topics: online resources, Maori, Soldiers Audience: historians, Descendants, Students

Taki Rua Productions presents the world premiere of All Our Sons, a ground-breaking First World War play by Witi Ihimaera, at Circa Theatre, Wellington, between 6-14 November 2015.

Topics: Theatre, Plays, Theatrical performances, Maori, Events Audience: General, theatre goers, Descendants, Students Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Taki Rua Productions

This year's New Zealand Post Kaumātua Kapa Haka – at Te Papa on 3-5 July 2015 – has a special focus to commemorate the centenary of the landing of the Maori Contingent at Gallipoli.

Topics: Events, Maori, dance, Songs, Kapa haka Audience: General, Descendants, local visitors, iwi, Tourists Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Te Awamutu Museum presents the powerful personal stories of seven Waikato-Maniapoto men who fought as soldiers in the First World War in 'Ake, Ake, Ake', from 25 April - 27 October 2015.

Topics: Events, Exhibitions, Local history, Maori Audience: General, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Te Awamutu
Organised by: Te Awamutu Museum

The National Library of New Zealand have brought together an articulate group of speakers who are passionate about the subject of Māori participation in war. Wellington, 25 April 2015.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Maori, Anzac Day 2015, symposiums Audience: General, historians, Scholars, Families Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

This exhibition of four flower photographs at Te Papa commemorates the soldiers of the New Zealand (Maori) Pioneer Battalion who died on European battlefields. 23 March - 31 May.

Topics: Fine Art, Maori, Photography, Events, Exhibitions Audience: General, Arts appreciators Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: Te Papa

Chris Pugley's history of the Maori and Pacific Island role in the First World War makes a welcome return to shelves after being republished in April 2015.

Topics: Books, Publications, Maori, History Audience: General, historians

The 2015 edition of Opera in the Pa will honour the brave men of the famous First World War Māori Pioneer Battalion. Held at Te Puia, in Rototua, on 21 March 2015.

Topics: Opera, Maori, Commemoration, Events Audience: General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua

An exhibition at the Hastings War Memorial Library featuring images of Māori soldiers during the First World War. Runs from 1 April to 24 April 2015.


Topics: Social & Political History, Events, Exhibitions, Maori Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Hastings

The Last Maopo, a book to be officially launched on Anzac Day 2014, provides insight into the Māori experience of the First World War by retelling the life of Ngāi Tahu soldier Wiremu Maopo.

Members of the Pioneer Battalion performing a haka (H679)
Topics: Books, Maori, Lottery Grant Recipients, Anzac Day 2014, Publications Audience: Descendants, General, historians, iwi, whanau Located in: New Zealand, Hamilton
Organised by: The Tui Trust Board

New work being premiered in the New Zealand Festival on 28 February 2014, composed by Ross Harris, poetry by Vincent O'Sullivan and Taonga Puoro by Horomona Horo.

Topics: Music, Events, Maori, Classical Music, Performing Arts Audience: Families, secondary students, veterans, historians Located in: New Zealand, Wellington