Lives Lost, Lives Changed

Discover the story of Canterbury and World War One through the experiences of Cantabrians who served on the battlefields of Europe and the Middle East.

Key Learning Areas: Social Studies – Identity, Culture and Organisation, Continuity and Change, Place and Environment; History; English

Duration: 1.5 hours

Suitable for: Year 5 – 13, maximum 30 students

Availability: February – November 2018

Cost: Free, koha appreciated

The Education Programme

 Guided by our educators, your students will:

  • discover if they would have measured up as a soldier in World War One.

  • compare the motivations and reactions of Cantabrians at war with those back home.

  • examine authentic letters, diaries, photos, films and personal belongings of Cantabrians who went to war.

This programme can be tailored to meet the needs of your students. 

Programme Information

Download a copy of our RAM document here.

List image courtesy of Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum PH-2003-1-36

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