Activities & Projects
He Pou Aroha Community Cenotaph provides portable digital access to Online Cenotaph using innovative purpose-built digitisation kiosks at a range of locations throughout New Zealand.
On 20 April 2015, in the lead up to Anzac Day, Joan McCracken from the National Library will give a presentation about the redevelopment of Auckland Museum’s Online Cenotaph website.
100 schools will research the stories behind the people named on First World War memorials at or near their school and publish them online as Living Heritage sites.
The Walking With An Anzac Tumblr supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.
Researching their pharmacy and military experiences, the circumstances of their death and where they are commemorated. The Pharmaceutical Society will record a tribute to these men.
Creating biographies of the men who are on local memorials including Motueka, Riwaka, Ngatimoti, Lower Moutere, Upper Moutere, Tasman Mapua and Dovedale, and some missing from memorials.
Creating a digital community resource to preserve stories surrounding the impact of the First World War on the Buller district.
The Lake Taupo Genealogy group are undertaking a large research project tracing soldiers with links to the Taupo District who fought in the First World War, and telling their stories.
The Home Front aims to show what the soldiers left behind and what life was like in the Taupo District during the years of the First World War.
An invitation to members of the Taupo District community to digitally share your memorabilia relating to the First World War, or tell the story of how the First World War impacted your family.
In commemoration of the First World War Centenary, MOTAT is celebrating the stories of the pilots who trained at the New Zealand Flying School in Auckland between 1915-19 before serving overseas.
Researching the lives of 100 men listed on five Wellington war memorials as "killed" during the First World War, on behalf of the Wellington Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists.
A research project for Ongaonga School pupils to put detail around the 25 names listed on our village memorial.
Canterbury 100 is a collaboration co-ordinated by the region’s major cultural and heritage institutions, telling the story and experiences of Canterbury people during the First World War.
Creating a database in the form of an MS Excel spreadsheet of about 2000 entries (numerous with similar but not identical information). Most are newly identified writers of the documents.
Throughout the First World War Centenary, the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services will add stories of its Collegians to a specially created website.
Researching and writing a historical publication on the Horowhenua district's First World War dead.
The Methodist Church of New Zealand Archives is compiling an index of names recorded on rolls of honour and memorial plaques in New Zealand Methodist churches.
A database of all Westland people who served during the First World War to support commemorations of Westland's role in the war, developed by Hokitika Museum.
Finding First World War rolls of honour in Point Chevalier, Avondale and New Lynn, researching the names, and those not included on honour boards within the areas, with view to publication.
Creating a website on the 'Fallen’ named on the Mt Hutt District Memorial Arch, Methven, and ‘The Survivors’ who returned to live in Methven area.
Developing short publicly-accessible biographies of all South Cantabrians who served their country during the First World War, in order to record local stories and support commemorations.
Transcribing war memorials in Otago & Southland. Publishing details of soldiers in our monthly newsletter. Cross-referencing Invercargill Cenotaph to all memorials for future publication.
To create a museum display based on the names on the Wainuiomata War Memorial.
An on-line project to commemorate Southland’s role in the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915, and to honour the memory of all who served. Launched 4 July 2014.
Researching relatives from the First World War. Have already researched one relative, my Great Uncle.
Creating a database of the Rolls of Honour in the Ashburton District, and a digital archive of these rolls and memorials.
Digitising a wide selection of First World War letters and diaries held in the Manuscripts Collection of the Alexander Turnbull Library.
The North Otago Museum is developing an online resource linking information on North Otago Memorial Oaks with the Cenotaph database and information from the Waitaki District Archives.
Creating a database of information on Mid-Canterbury (Ashburton and districts) soldiers - casualties and returned soldiers; forms available to add information on your local soldier.
The redeveloped Cenotaph database, Online Cenotaph, includes a page about every New Zealand soldier who served in the First World War.
Share and explore stories about servicemen and women with Plimmerton (Wellington) connections who served in the First World War.
Te Papa is seeking to identify 108 First World War soldiers in portraits by Wellington photographers Berry & Co. Exhibition opens 18 April 2014.