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For New Zealand information about the First World War you might like to visit:

First World War - Overview Prepared by nzhistory.net.nz this overview of the war covers many topics, from origins, to preparation and aftermath. It also includes a very useful timeline of events.

Cenotaph is a biographical database of New Zealand service personnel. Not only can you search for people, you can also contribute information

Te Ara the online encyclopaedia of New Zealand also overs a good overview of the war

Archives New Zealand hold military service records

Search the  Dictionary of New Zealand Biography for well known military personnel

First World War Cemeteries Map this map locates the 430 cemeteries in Western Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland which include graves or memorials for the NZEF who died during WWI. The interactive map gives information and further links for each site.

New Zealand in the First World War The NZ Electronic Text Centre has digitised and uploaded a number of campaign and regimental histories. Follow this link to browse the titles available online.

http://ww100.govt.nz/ has information and resources about New Zealand’s involvement in the War, along with a diary of events happening over the commemorative period.


For Australian information about the First World War you might like to visit:

Australia Screen Online over 1000 clips about the Australian film and television industry, including material before, during and after WW1

Gallipoli and the Anzacs developed by the Australian Government: Department of Veteran Affairs

The Australian Light Horse Association a non-profit organisation, whose aim is to preserve the history and tradition of the Australian Light Horse.

The Australian Red Cross a timeline history of the Australian Red Cross

The Australian Dictionary of Biography is Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography

Anzac Centenary: Victoria the Victorian Government’s Anzac Centenary website

HMAT and HMNZT Transport Ships for a list of Anzac ships across WW1

Anzac Albany 2014 – 2018 Activities and events during the centenary including historical information

100 Years of Anzac: The Spirit Lives 2014 – 2018 a travelling exhibit that tells the story of Australia’s involvement in the First World War and the ensuing Century of Service of Australia’s armed forces. Or visit the  Facebook page

Australian Government: Department of Veteran Affairs information on some of the major commemorative events, such as Anzac Day.

Australian Government: Department of Veteran Affairs the Office of Australian War Graves

Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive.

Discovering Anzacs a site developed in partnership between the National Archives of Australia and Archives New Zealand

Keepsakes: Australians and the Great War online highlights from the National Library of Australia’s Keepsakes exhibition

Anzac Centenary: Queensland the Queensland Government’s Anzac Centenary website

Anzac Centenary: Northern Territory the Northern Territory Government’s Anzac Centenary website

Trove over 400 million Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more from the National Library of Australia

The Australian Army contains a history of the Australian Army

The Royal Australian Navy contains a history of the Royal Australian Navy

Australian Broadcast Commission News items published online by the ABC tagged with ‘world war 1’ Australia