Activities & Projects
Plans are in place for the Kaikoura Memorial Gardens to receive a much needed upgrade in time for the centenary of Armisitce Day in 2018.
A new First World War memorial is set to be unveiled at Clifton Terrace Model School in Wellington to mark the centenary of Armistice Day on 11 November 2018.
Sandra Coney's new book explores the faces behind Waitākere's First World War memorials.
Professor of History at Yale University, Professor Jay Winter, will host a fascinating discussion on the spatial logic of war memorials at Palmerston North Central Library, 23 Nov 2017, 5:30pm.
A New Zealand memorial and garden at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium will be unveiled on 12 October 2017, the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
Nelson RSA have established a First World War Memorial at Marsden Valley Cemetery, Nelson.
The Friends of St John's Trust have restored and repaired the Memorial Lych Gate at St John's Church in Trentham, Upper Hutt.
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.
Restoration of the Thames First World War Memorial was completed in time for Armistice Day 2016.
Shortly before Anzac Day 2016, a memorial plaque was unveiled in Katikati with the poem 'Spirit of Anzac', by former resident and New Zealand war poet Mike Subritzsky, inscribed.
The Bandsmen's Memorial Rotunda, a well known landmark in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, is to be repaired and strengthened.
A memorial walkway at Birkenhead Primary School commemorating the thirty one soldiers from Birkenhead who lost their lives during the First World War was created in August 2016.
A service will be held to remember the first Returned Servicemen who took up sections in the Mangapurua Soldiers Settlement. A monument, flagpole & location map will be placed at the site.
A photographic essay on the Construction of Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Hall of Memories, The Carillon, National War Memorial, Wellington 19-24 May 2016.
Obtainment of Conservation Plan/Condition Report for the repair and preservation of The Shrine World War One Memorial situated at Christchurch Boys' High School.
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.
Display of photographs of local servicemen and adding of two flagpoles to RSA premises.
The planting of a series of forests around the Coromandel Peninsula commemorating major battles and all New Zealand soldiers who died in the First World War.
A publication which includes profiles of all men listed on the Rotorua First World War cenotaph and Arawa Soldiers' War Memorial in the Rotorua Government gardens.
This memorial at the Awapuni Racecourse in Palmerston North recognises New Zealand Medical Corps personnel who served during the First World War and is in need of refurbishment.