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WW100 logo over an image of a New Zealand soldier bandaging a German soldier.

The First World War

Stories of the war

Great War stories – Ormond Burton
Watch on NZHistory.net.nz
Photo from the Pepperell album, showing soldiers at mealtime.
Stories and collections found in the Library
First World War posts on our blog

Research the war

Detail of two First World War New Zealand soldiers in a trench.
How to research the First World War
Find and use the Library's First World War resources
Detail of a public poster for the Military Service Act of 1916, which introduced conscription, and criminalised conscientious objectors.
Conscientious objectors
Research CO's during the First World War

Browse war collections

H Series photographs
Official war photography, free to download and use
War Art at Archives
High resolution digitised paintings, drawings, and more

Feature image: A World War I New Zealand soldier bandages a German soldier in Grevillers, France, 1918. Ref: 1/2-013509-G