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Field Punishment No.1

Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, Wellington

Sat 22 Apr 2017 - Sat 29 Apr 2017

This remarkable film, based on true events and people, is not your usual war story. It is the story of New Zealand’s first conscientious objectors. Archibald Baxter, Mark Briggs and hundreds of other men refused to be ...


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25 April

Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, Wellington

Wed 19 Apr 2017 - Sat 29 Apr 2017

"25 April" is an innovative feature documentary created to bring the story of the New Zealand experience at Gallipoli (Turkey) to life for a modern audience through a reimagined world. Using graphic novel-like animation, ...


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Youmove Festival

Little Theatre, Gore, Southland

Sat 29 Apr 2017 - Sat 29 Apr 2017

A day of workshops in various dance styles to celebrate international dance day. If you've ever wanted to have a go at hip hop, tap, yoga, or even belly dancing, the Youmove Festival is for you. The event is aimed ...


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Number One Field Punishment

Wellington Museum, Wellington

Mon 16 Jan 2017 - Sun 11 Nov 2018

In July 1917 conscientious objector Archibald Baxter was marched from his Wellington prison cell. He was forced up the gangplank of the troopship 'Waitemata' and taken to the Western Front in France. There he was tied to ...


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He Pou Aroha Community Cenotaph - Discover Your Connection

Manurewa Library, Manurewa, Auckland

Tue 4 Apr 2017 - Sat 29 Apr 2017

Online Cenotaph is a comprehensive online hub for stories of New Zealand service personnel, developed by Auckland Museum; Containing the records of approximately 150,000 men and women who served for New Zealand from the ...


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He Pou Aroha Community Cenotaph - Discover Your Connection

Pt Chevalier Library, Pt Chevalier, Auckland

Tue 7 Feb 2017 - Sat 29 Apr 2017

Online Cenotaph is a comprehensive online hub for stories of New Zealand service personnel, developed by Auckland Museum; Containing the records of approximately 150,000 men and women who served for New Zealand from the ...


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Somme/Silk Road

National Army Museum, Waiouru, Tongariro

Wed 5 Oct 2016 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

Christchurch photo-realist painter David Woodings - through his embroidery-styled painted silk cards, based on those crafted by women in France and Belgium during WWI - traces the changing relationship with the family of ...


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Hawke's Bay At War 1914-1918

MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Wed 13 Apr 2016 - Sun 30 Apr 2017

From the Uttermost ends of the earth, this takes us on a journey from the excitement of the men signing up for war to the reality of life in the harsh deserts of Palestine and the Sinai and the nightmare of the Western ...


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The Horses Stayed Behind

Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North

Sat 4 Mar 2017 - Sun 28 May 2017

Ten thousand New Zealand horses departed our shores to help our soldiers in WW1. Only a handful returned. Artist Cat Auburn commemorates their service and sacrifice with a large installation featuring Victorian-style ...


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The Belgians Have Not Forgotten

Waikato Museum, Hamilton, Waikato

Fri 14 Apr 2017 - Sun 28 May 2017

The Belgians Have Not Forgotten is an exhibition created by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, with funding and support from the Federal Government of Belgium, touring Australian and New Zealand venues in 2017. Its ...


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