NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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A dance performance by Le Moana exploring the impact of the deadly influenza pandemic on Sāmoa's population. A free event at Te Papa on 11 November 2018.

Topics: Armistice, Events, dance, Samoa, Performing Arts Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

Join Te Papa on 10 November 2018 for a documentary screening and discussion marking the centenary of the 1918 flu outbreak ­– an epidemic that devastated New Zealand and Sāmoa.

Topics: Armistice, Events, Public Talks & Tours, Influenza, Samoa Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

A film and panel talk at Te Papa on 10 November 2018 exploring the effects of the 1918 influenza outbreak in New Zealand and Sāmoa.

Topics: Events, History, Influenza, Samoa, Public Talks & Tours Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

'Talune' is a new play written and directed by Sani Muliaumaseali'i in commemoration of the influenza pandemic of 1918. Premiere performance at NZ House, London, 12 November 2018.

Topics: Events, Samoa, Influenza, Overseas
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A Public History talk convened by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand on 3 October 2018 looking at the influenza epidemic in Samoa a hundred years ago.

Topics: Events, Public Talks & Tours, Influenza, Samoa Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

What was it like to be a first-generation German-Kiwi serving in the NZEF during the First World War? Find out at Palmerston North Public Library on 5 November 2015.

Topics: History, Events, Germany, Soldiers, Samoa Audience: historians, General, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Palmerston North

Tupe Lualua’s latest dance piece is a response to the devastating Spanish Influenza Pandemic that affected Samoa at the end of the First World War.  In Mangere from 27-30 July 2015.

Topics: dance, Influenza, Samoa, Performing Arts Audience: General, Arts appreciators, Pacific cultures Located in: New Zealand, Manukau
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A talk by Damon Salesa, Associate Professor of Pacific Studies at University of Auckland, on 30 April 2015 at the National Library of New Zealand, Wellington.

Topics: Public Talks & Tours, Events, Samoa, History Audience: General, historians Located in: New Zealand, Wellington

An exhibition at the National Army Museum focusing on New Zealand's support of the Empire and entry into the First World War. Runs from 29 August 2014 – end of January 2015.

Topics: Samoa, Archives, WWI exhibitions, photographic exhibition, Events Audience: returned service veterans, all ages, Teachers, Individuals / Families, historians Located in: New Zealand, Waiouru
Organised by: National Army Museum

A ceremony will be held at Auckland War Memorial Museum to mark New Zealand's first overseas action in the war, the occupation of German Samoa. 29 August 2014, 4.15 pm.

Topics: Events, Pacific, Samoa, August 14 Audience: General Located in: Auckland

'Entangled Islands' is the first in a series of exhibitions at Auckland War Memorial Museum about the New Zealand war experience over the centenary period. 19 June 2014-1 February 2015.

New Zealand parliamentary trip to the islands. 1903, photographer unknown. Alexander Turnbull Library. PAColl-6001-45.
Topics: Events, August 14, Pacific, Samoa Audience: Teachers, secondary students, General Located in: New Zealand, Auckland

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.

Topics: Digital, Online Cenotaph, August 14, Websites, Samoa Audience: General, Descendants Located in: New Zealand, Auckland