The Belgians have not forgotten
temporary touring exhibition
The purpose of the exhibition is to show New Zealanders, many of whom had relatives who fought in Flanders, Belgium, a century ago, that the Belgians have not forgotten our traumatic common history.
On display will be photographs, movies, artwork and artefacts from the battlefields which illustrates the war experience while highlighting the commemorative events and memories of war which live on in Belgium.
Currently touring Australian and New Zealand venues as part of the commemorative activities for the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, this exhibition was created by the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, with funding and support from the Federal Government of Belgium. It is being curated by The Waimakariri Passchendaele Trust (WPT), which was set up in 2012 to commemorate the links between Waimakariri district and the people of Zonnebeke. The village of Passchendaele is within the Zonnebeke Municipality. The Trust is chaired by Waimakariri Mayor David Ayers.
On display in the Atrium 8-27 August 2017
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