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USA Embassy & Jack Rogo – Pearl Harbour

The American Embassy invite you to hear Jack Rogo speak at the Great War Exhibition on June 5th, from 6-7pm. On the morning of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Jack Rogo, a 19 year old Navy Storekeeper 3rd Class, working...More...

Anne Frank Let Me Be Myself is Open

Anne Frank – Let Me Be Myself, the life story of Anne Frank, opened last night and will be showing until  July 2018. Run by the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand, this new exhibition and its accompanying educational programme aims to inform young people...More...

Behind The Quinn’s Post Trench Experience

Dan King, the project manager and art director behind The Quinn's Post Trench Experience, spent 18 months on the job, ensuring The Trench was as authentic as possible, so visitors are able to experience what it was like to be...More...

Opening – Sir Peter Jackson’s Quinn’s Post Trench Experience

The Quinn's Post Trench Experience officially opened in mid April and we've been swept off our feet with visitors keen to experience the sights, sounds and noises of the trenches in Gallipoli (courtesy of Sir Peter Jackson and his creative...More...

Open 6:30am on ANZAC Day in Wellington

This ANZAC Day in Wellington, The Great War Exhibition will open at 6:30 a.m. to welcome visitors who have attended the 6 a.m. memorial service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, next door. A full list of ANZAC memorial services...More...

TV3, DomPost and NZ Herald in The Trench

The Quinn’s Post Trench Experience (a.k.a The Trench) opened on 14 April. A world-first sensory experience created by Sir Peter Jackson's team, The Trench gives us a glimpse of wartime life. Visitors have been flooding through the door to experience...More...

Driving First World War Ambulances

Deborah Pitts Taylor was ahead of her time. A woman who believed in female empowerment, she drove First World War ambulances in Brockenhurst, England, transporting convoys of wounded ANZAC soldiers to the hospital. Her granddaughter Dr. Janet Frater and great-granddaughter...More...

Women’s War – NZ Women’s Weekly, Cook Strait News & Regional News

This week's New Zealand Women's Weekly features a story about Susanna Montgomerie who is one of the co-editor's of Annie's War, which features extracts from the diary of Annie Montgomerie, Susanna's grandmother who traveled to London to be near her...More...

Women’s War was Annie’s War

Our new touring exhibition, Women's War, draws upon the experiences of New Zealand Women who lived through the First World War, responding to the war as workers, supportive family members, patriots, nurses, entertainers or pioneers. Annie Montgomerie had two sons,...More...

Women’s War on TVNZ, Stuff & Radio NZ

Women's War, our latest touring exhibition, opened last Friday and the response from national media has been positive. Television New Zealand summarises the content of the exhibition: "The Great War exhibition features clothing worn by the women of the era...More...

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