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Deaf Students Enjoy Great War Exhibition

A Newlands College Deaf class recently enjoyed touring The Great War Exhibition and neighbouring Pukeahu National War Memorial Park with Andy Glanville, an education facilitator. Joy Howard, a New Zealand Sign Language Communicator, accompanied them, translating Andy's tour into sign...More...

War in the Holy Lands Opens

War in the Holy Lands, a dynamic audio-visual touring exhibition, opened today, with members of the public saying the exhibition was 'sobering' and 'thought-provoking'. War in the Holy Lands is open until late February 2018 and follows the experiences of New...More...

Lochnagar Crater Today Feature

Review: staged with filmic panache

Our Exhibition recently appeared in an article in Lochnagar Crater Today, a newsletter produced by the Friends of Lochnagar, who maintain the extraordinary crater at La Boisselle on the Western Front on the Somme. The article, From Little Towns in a...More...

Lest We Forget The Other – Opening

The recent opening of our temporary exhibition, Lest We Forget The Other,  was celebrated by the New Zealand Chinese and Indian Communities with dignitaries, politicians and leaders of both ethnic communities attending. The first of its kind, this temporary exhibition highlights...More...

RSL Australia President Robert Dick Visits

The Great War Exhibition is offering free admission for all RSA members in November 2018, in recognition for their service to our country. Click here for more information. President of the RSL (Returned and Services League) of Australia, Robert Dick,...More...

RSA Free Month

Following last year’s success, The Great War Exhibition is offering FREE admission for all RSA members in November 2018, in recognition for their service to our country. Sense the hardship, heroism and tragedy of World War I. The Great War...More...

Passchendaele Reunion 100 O’Malley Descendants

Emma Bradley organised a family reunion for over 100 relatives, all descendants of her grandfather who was wounded at Passchendaele in 1917. The reunion, held at The Great War Exhibition, was a chance for some of Paul O’Malley’s 11 children,...More...

Tauhara College Students Connect with First World War

When year nine students from Tauhara College recently visited the Great War Exhibition, the devastation of the First World War hit home, especially for those whose family members had served in the war.  The students were featured in this article...More...

Passchendaele Exhibition in the News

Camera and Bayonet feature in Passchendaele Exhibition Our new Passchendaele Exhibition, Passchendaele - New Zealand's Darkest Day, has been in the news again. Both the Cook Strait News and Independent Herald ran stories about Jack Gradwell loaning his great-grandfather's bayonet...More...

Pukeahu Historic Tours – Wellington City Heritage Week

The Great War Exhibition are thrilled to be hosting specialty tours during Wellington City Heritage Week (23rd – 29th  October). Fascinating Pukeahu historic tours Let our knowledgeable tour guides take you on a journey through layers of fascinating history at...More...

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