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Remembering Armistice: Children’s Day

Remembering Armistice: Children’s Day

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  • Sat 10 Nov ’18, 11:00am – 3:30pm


Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


Te Papa

Make flags and decorations, and join a children’s parade – come to a celebration of peace, 100 years after the end of World War I.

One hundred years ago this weekend, New Zealand celebrated the end of World War I. Flags waved, sirens sounded, and children sang patriotic songs.

Bring your whānau to celebrate peace with a day of craft-making and activities. Come along in period costume if you like!


All-day activities
- Create your own flag and decorations
- Write a peace message for the children of the future and pin it on our tree

Parade: 1.30–1.45pm & 3–3.15pm
- Take a march around the museum

Brass band: 1.45–1.55pm & 3.15–3.25pm
- Hear a brass band play the songs of World War I

Image credit: “The procession [2]”: ‘Armistice Celebrations in Levin, Nov. 13. 1918’. From the album: Family photograph album; 1917 – 1920; Adkin, Leslie (link is external), 13 November 1918, Levin, by Leslie Adkin. Gift of Adkin Family, 1997. Te Papa (O.031594)

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