WW100 – New Zealand's First World War Centenary Programme ran from 2014 to 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

A memorial to the men from Pacific countries who joined ranks with New Zealanders in the World Wars will be unveiled at Pukeahu following a design competition in 2018.

Topics: Memorials, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Pacific Islands, Pacific Cultures, Competitions

A play inspired by the 500 Cook Islands soldiers who went to fight for King and Country in the First World War. Playing at Mangere Arts Centre between 25 April - 2 May 2015.

Topics: Performing Arts, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands, Events, Anzac Day 2015 Audience: General, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Manukau
Organised by: Mangere Arts Centre

A commemorative service in Wellington in April 2016 in recognition of the contributions of the Cook Islands soldiers who enlisted in the New Zealand Army during the First World War.

Topics: Anzac Day 2016, Services, Events, Cook Islands, Pacific Islands Audience: General, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Wellington
Organised by: CISWWO Committee