NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Dedication and Gifting of the Featherston Camp Sculpture on 10 November 2018. Followed by refreshments afterwards in Kiwi Hall, 62 Bell Street, Featherston.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Sculpture, Military camps Located in: New Zealand, Featherston

A publication telling the little-known story from the end of the war when New Zealand troops cut a giant Kiwi into the chalk hill behind Bulford camp, England. Published in 2018.

Topics: Publications, Books, Military camps, History
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A regimental mess-themed luncheon at Featherston Anzac on 24 January 2016 to commemorate the centenary of the opening of the Featherston Military Training Camp.

Topics: Charity, Fundraisers, Events, Military camps, Sculpture Audience: General, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Featherston
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An exhibition at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History coinciding with the opening of Featherston Camp one hundred years ago. Opening 22 January 2016.

Topics: Exhibitions, Events, Military camps, training, Lottery Grant Recipients Audience: General, historians, local visitors Located in: New Zealand, Masterton

Restoration of Anzac Hall, a historic building connected with Featherston Military Camp. 

Topics: Restoration projects, Military camps, Lottery Grant Recipients Located in: New Zealand, Featherston

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.

Topics: Commemorations, Ceremonies, Parades, Military camps, Events, Memorials Audience: General, Descendents, Local residents Located in: New Zealand, Featherston, New Zealand, Upper Hutt

The universal story of every New Zealand solider and their preparation for battle. Exhibition at the National Army Museum from  7 November 2014 until February 2015.

Topics: Museums, world war 1 soldiers, Personal stories, Military camps, Events Audience: veterans, Individuals / Families, returned service veterans, Students, historians Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

A project to commission a significant work to recognise the Featherston Military Training Camp. Unveiled on 10 November 2018.

Topics: Lottery Grant Recipients, Sculpture, Memorials, Military camps, Armistice Located in: New Zealand, Featherston