NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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In 1915, 160 Niuean men joined the NZEF as part of the Maori Reinforcements and set sail to Auckland and then Egypt and France. This updated book describing their experience was published mid-2018.

Topics: Niue, Book, Pacific Islands, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, New Zealand Army Audience: Readers, General Public, Students, Teachers, Pacific cultures
Organised by: Otago University Press

Commemorative ceremonies and the unveiling of two new cenotaphs on Niue to mark the island's contribution to New Zealand's war effort.

Topics: Niue, Commemorative events, Memorials, Overseas Audience: Local residents, Descendants

October 2015 marks 100 years since a group of Niuean men left to serve in the First World War. New Zealand Post is issuing stamps on behalf of Niue that look closer at their contribution.

Topics: Memorabilia, Niue, Stamps Audience: General, Niueans, Pacific cultures, Philatelists