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Kerikeri Theatre Company - Billy Goes to War

Turner Centre, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands

Fri 20 Apr 2018 - Sun 22 Apr 2018

As a commemoration of the last year of the 1914-18 War, the Kerikeri Theatre Company is staging the acclaimed WW1 drama ‘Billy Goes to War’, on the eve of Anzac Day, April 2018.


ANZAC Reflections, Present and Past

Geraldine Primary School, Geraldine, South Canterbury

Sun 22 Apr 2018 - Sun 22 Apr 2018

The Geraldine Play Reading Group and The Geraldine Community Choir present an evening of Play Reading, Poems, Song and Local ANZAC Stories. Guest Performers: Sorority Strum and The Balladeers. Tickets from LOUK ...


The Iliad Homer's Epic Retold in WW1

The PumpHouse Theatre, Takapuna, Auckland

Thu 19 Apr 2018 - Sat 28 Apr 2018

Achilles has a decision to make: live peacefully, or die in battle and be remembered forever. The choice becomes harder when Agamemnon, the High King of Greece, publicly dishonours Achilles. Achilles withdraws from the ...


Fields of Remembrance

Botanic Garden, Wellington

Mon 16 Apr 2018 - Wed 9 May 2018

From 18 April to 9 May, part of Wellington Botanic Garden will become a place to reflect on and remember those who died in World War One 1914-1918. The Fields of Remembrance white crosses installation is now in place ...


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 ...


Rotorua Field of Remembrance

Government Gardens, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

Wed 18 Apr 2018 - Sat 28 Apr 2018

Ka maumahara tonu tātau ki a rātau. We will remember them. The Rotorua District Field of Remembrance will be installed in Government Gardens to mark the 103rd anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by ANZAC troops on ...


Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War

Te Papa, Wellington

Sat 21 Jan 2017 - Tue 30 Apr 2019

Te Papa is combining the worlds of movies, model-making, and museums to create an exhibition like no other. Gallipoli: The scale of our war brings together the creative artisans of Weta Workshop with the curatorial ...


The Art of Remembering - Te Pū o Mahara

The Arts Village, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

Sat 21 Apr 2018 - Sat 26 May 2018

Highlighting the exceptional talent of local art students, this exhibition will showcase winners and finalists from the The Art of Remembering - Te Pū o Mahara competition. The exhibition of about 30 works will be on ...


Home Front

Papakura Museum, Papakura, Auckland

Mon 5 Mar 2018 - Sat 12 May 2018

Experiences of the First World War in New Zealand. This exhibition looks at how the First World War changed everyday life in New Zealand. From the swell of patriotism to the underlying sense of absence, Home Front ...


Going Underground: Tunnellers of WWI

National Army Museum, Waiouru, Tongariro

Mon 11 Dec 2017 - Mon 30 Apr 2018

This photographic exhibition by Brett Killington explores the tunnels under Arras in France, shedding light on the lives of the Kiwi tunnellers who laboured and fought there during WWI. Killington has worked closely ...

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