NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Sandra Coney's new book explores the faces behind Waitākere's First World War memorials.

Topics: Book, Memorials and Monuments, family histories, Personal stories Audience: General, general audiences
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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.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Memorials and Monuments Audience: General, general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

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.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Passchendaele, Belgium Audience: general audiences
Organised by: Passchendaele Society

Nelson RSA have established a First World War Memorial at Marsden Valley Cemetery, Nelson.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: general audiences Located in: New Zealand, Nelson
Organised by: Nelson RSA

The Friends of St John's Trust have restored and repaired the Memorial Lych Gate at St John's Church in Trentham, Upper Hutt.

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

Restoration of the Thames First World War Memorial was completed in time for Armistice Day 2016.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Lottery Grant Recipients Located in: New Zealand, Thames

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.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Memorials and Monuments Located in: New Zealand, Katikati

The Bandsmen's Memorial Rotunda, a well known landmark in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, is to be repaired and strengthened.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, park, Christchurch, Lottery Grant Recipients Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

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.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Lottery Grant Recipients Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

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. 

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Heritage sites, historical interest, maps, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: Descendants, General, historians

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.

Topics: Anzac Day 2015, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Memorials and Monuments Audience: General Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Obtainment of Conservation Plan/Condition Report for the repair and preservation of The Shrine World War One Memorial situated at Christchurch Boys' High School.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Heritage sites, Schools, conservation, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: Schools, veterans, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Christchurch

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.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Commemorations, Ceremonies, Events, ANZAC, Trees Audience: General, returned service veterans, Local residents, School children Located in: New Zealand, Lower Hutt
Organised by: Easbourne Memorial RSA

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.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Publications Audience: historians, local visitors, Local Government Located in: New Zealand, Rotorua
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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.

Topics: Memorials and Monuments, Restoration projects, Health and hygiene at war, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: historians, Historians of health and medicine, General Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North