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Great War Exhibition Closes 2 December 2018

The Great War Exhibition will now close to the public at 6pm on 2 December 2018 You may have seen the recent media coverage  about our closure. The Great War Exhibition was always intended to be open for the duration of...More...

Media Coverage of End of the War?

Our new exhibition End of the War? - the final episode in Chapters of the Great War - opened on Thursday to acclaim from local and national media outlets. Stuff reporter Amber Woolfe talked to Ashley Mackenzie-White who is the great grandniece...More...

The End of the War? Opens Today

The End of the War? our new audio-visual exhibition showcasing the effect of the First World War on New Zealanders opened today. This final episode in Chapters of the Great War - created by Story Inc and Dusk - was conceived as an inter-generational conversation...More...

The Trench – NZ Army News

The Army News featured an article about our new The Quinn's Post Trench Experience,  after editor Judith Martin visited The Great War Exhibition for a taste of Gallipoli. Here is what Judith says about The Trench, "The whiff of death,...More...

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...

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