NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

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Explore the story of Charles Southey, who was awarded the Military Medal for bravery following the Battle of Passchendaele.

Topics: WW1, exhibition, Local history, Soldiers Audience: All of the Community, Teachers, School students Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

I Died in Hell, Passchendaele tells the story of Carl Jordan using his own words and those of his friends and gives an insight into what these men endured.

Topics: Passchendaele, exhibition, History, WW1, Local history Audience: All of the Community, Teachers, Students Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

'Tauranga 1918' is a reminder that as the First World War continued to rage, Tauranga residents could do nothing but grieve and carry on.  

Topics: WW1, Tauranga, Exhibitions, Local history Audience: community, School students, Teachers Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

New Zealand's tunnellers are the focus of the Pick and Shovel Men exhibition at Masonic Park, Tauranga, from 20 April to 20 May 2017. Part of the From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition series.

Topics: WW1, Tunnellers, Arras, Graffiti, Soldiers Audience: Students, Teachers, General Public Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

The Somme: From Tauranga to the Trenches is the latest First World War exhibition from the Tauranga Heritage Collection. It reveals the connection Tauranga has to "that terrible battle".

Topics: WW1, Somme, Tauranga, Exhbition Audience: Students, Public Located in: New Zealand, Tauranga

This book takes readers on a journey into the colourful world of postcards during the First World War, giving a poignant insight into life in New Zealand during the war. Published in August 2015.

Topics: postcards, mail, WW1, Photographs, Publications Audience: General, historians, Collectors