What's Happening


The Walking With An Anzac Tumblr supports New Zealand students and their teachers to tell the stories of First World War Soldiers from their local community.

Upcoming Events

Dominion Museum Building, Wellington
25 April 2015 - 11 November 2018

Legacy projects

The redeveloped Cenotaph database, Online Cenotaph, includes a page about every New Zealand soldier who served in the First World War.


Overseas Ceremonies

Throughout the First World War centenary period, the New Zealand Defence Force is performing enhanced Anzac Day ceremonies on sites around the former Western Front.

Latest News

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s First World War stories have been brought to life through a series of short animated videos.

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the ties between New Zealand and Turkey were strengthened further today with the unveiling of the Turkish Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.



History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily tweets from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared 100 years later in 'real-time'.


29 March 1917

DEATH OF PRUSSIAN PRINCE - Dies from wounds - Marlborough Express, 29 March 1917 via @PapersPastNZ


28 March 1917

WOMEN'S RIGHTS - AUCKLAND RESOLUTIONS - Taranaki Daily News, 28 March 1917 via @PapersPastNZ

CS Clarke's Diary

28 March 1917

I took the pea sticks up and stacked the upper side of the fowl yard. via @csclarke_diary

Vic Smith's Letters

28 March 1917

You will understand that the most interesting news is not allowed to be put in letters. via @VHSmith_Letters


28 March 1917

SPECIAL EASTER DISPLAY - Smart Fashions - Sun, 28 March 1917 via @PapersPastNZ

Fred Welch's diary

28 March 1917

At night I cut wood & soldered our enamel bath making a fair job of the latter. . via @FPWelchdiaries