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Oral History Awards Tell Our Stories

2015 Jun 26

Yellow-eyed penguins and their conservation, a look into Westport life, Niue elders’ experience of living in New Zealand and union history are some of the topics granted funding in this year’s New…

65th Anniversary of Korean War Commemorated

2015 Jun 25

Help needed to identify unknown Second Māori contingent members

2015 Apr 22

Monty Soutar’s research into Māori in the First World War has unearthed some great finds.  “The centenary of World War One has got people pulling out family records on Grandad’s or…

Great War Exhibition announces principal partner

2015 Apr 17

Commemorate history when Pukeahu Park and the Great War Exhibition open this Saturday

2015 Apr 15

Members of the public have the opportunity to be part of New Zealand history this Saturday 18 April with the official opening of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and Sir Peter Jackson’s Great War…

Compelling new book on life at home during the First World War

2015 Apr 13

WW100 marks the centenary of the Gallipoli landings

2015 Apr 02

War medals fall outside Protected Objects Act

2015 Mar 12

Big artillery moves into museum

2015 Mar 10

Huge week of First World War commemorative events for Wellington

2015 Feb 23

A spectacular series of commemorative events are planned for Anzac Week in Wellington during April as New Zealanders mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings during the First World War, Minister…