Activities & Projects
Mark Armistice Day and remember “her story”, women’s experiences of the First World War with Fiona Baverstock, collector and social historian, at Waikato Museum on 10 November 2018.
Join Jeffrey Russell to follow the stories of three women from Lower Hutt concentrating on their lives overseas during the First World War. At Naenae Community Library, 26 September 2018.
A public talk by Jane Tolerton, exploring the story of New Zealand women in Egypt, on Lemnos, in England and Malta. At Palmerston North Public Library 18 April 2018.
In this talk Jane Tolerton explores how the feminist 1890s fuelled female ambition and how this was expressed in the fight for suffrage and in the 1914-1918 war. National Library, 28 February 2018.
An audio-visual show and display at Wellington's Great War Exhibition focussing on the myriad ways New Zealand women faced the realities of the First World War. 23 Feb - 19 April 2018.
Women of Empire 1914-1918 draws on the personal experiences of New Zealand women during the First World War. Join an exhibition floor talk at The Nelson Provincial Museum on 1 February 2016.
Victoria University of Wellington hosts a talk on patriotic women travellers during the First World War on 18 September 2015.
At Napier's MTG on 5 July 2015, Professor Kay Morris Matthews will be discussing her research into woman in the First World War, with a focus on women from the East Coast and Hawke's Bay.