Activities & Projects
Through the works of eight young artists, the Luck of the Draw website explores contemporary ideas around conscription, war and the ballot that forced 20,000 New Zealanders to fight overseas.
We've created a series animated videos to explore some of the more curious aspects of New Zealand's First World War experience. Released periodically over 2016-17.
A website that tells the stories of the young men in Canterbury who were imprisoned for their beliefs, and the women, men and peace groups who supported them.
WW100 has put together some e-cards featuring images and postcards from 1916. Share a thought with your friends, family and colleagues.
The Nelson Branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists has indexed the names of people cited in the Nelson Anglican archives who were associated with First World War activities.
A digital roll sourced from the Online Cenotaph containing the names and details of Māori and Pacific Islanders who served in the First World War.
A collection of stories about men from Porirua district who served overseas. There will be 200 First World War stories, including men who enlisted from the Porirua Mental Hospital.
A ticker tape at the bottom of the WW100 website displayed the names of New Zealand's Gallipoli fatalities on the centenary of their death during the campaign.
The New Zealand Geographic Board’s project to research and collect the stories behind New Zealand’s First World War place names.
The pages on this website reveal the story of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park as told during four virtual field trips facilitated for schools by Learnz. Teaching resources remain online.
On 21 April 2015, come celebrate the launch of Palmerston North City Libraries' new website dedicated to the contributions our local community and beyond made to the First World War.
Come and explore the Gallipoli campaign in an exhibition featuring the interactive world of Minecraft®. At the Auckland War Memorial Museum from 24 April - 11 October 2015.
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.
A series of ‘making of’ videos released around the opening of the Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition at Te Papa on 18 April 2015.
Creating a searchable database of information about Hawke’s Bay fallen and returned First World War servicemen, who are named on rolls of honour and memorials in the region.
Online list of members of the NZ legal profession who lost their lives while serving in the First World War. Biographies of all 51 lawyers on the Roll have been added. Further input is welcomed.
A video tribute to the Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment, 1914 to 1919, written by Nigel Carmichael and Terry King, produced by Erewhon Productions.co.nz.
An exhibition of First World War records at the Archives New Zealand - Dunedin Office, from 24 September to 24 December 2014, accompanied by an online resource about Alexander Mee.
In partnership with the WW100 Programme Office, Statistics NZ launched the First World War – Changing the fabric of our nation infographic on Armistice Day 2014.
The WW100 website displayed the names of all those who departed with the Main Body and 1st Reinforcements from Wellington on 16 October 1914 around the centenary of the event.
The poignant story of First World War soldiers is presented in short videos by cultural commentators as part of the WW100 Perspectives project, released at the beginning of the centenary period.
The Heritage Story Map combines satellite photography of contemporary Wellington with images and stories from the First World War. View it on mobile or your browser.