There will be three WWI themed lectures presented as part of the 2018 Canterbury Historical Association lecture series.
13 March 2018 7th Annual Geoff Rice Lecture
Emeritus Professor Geoff Rice, 'Fresh Answers to Old Puzzles: on the Centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic'
10 April 2018
David Littlewood: ‘Beyond Baxter and Briggs: Attitudes Towards Military Service Among New Zealand’s Great War Conscripts’
9 October 2018
Canterbury Museum's exhibition Exhibition: Canterbury and World War One: Lives Lost, Lives Changed opened on 30 November 2017. The displays follow the experiences of Cantabrians who served on the battlefields of Europe and the Middle East as well as those they left behind. The exhibition runs until 11 November 2018. Admission is free.
The Air Force Museum of New Zealand has a new exhibition.
The First World War was the most destructive conflict the world had ever seen. Over four years, the political map of Europe was redrawn and empires and governments were overthrown. 17 million people died and 20 million more were injured in mind or body.