NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY2014-2019

When:

Sun 17 Feb 2019, 9:00am–4:00pm
Mon 18 Feb 2019, 9:00am–4:00pm
Tue 19 Feb 2019, 9:00am–4:00pm
Wed 20 Feb 2019, 9:00am–4:00pm
Thu 21 Feb 2019, 9:00am–4:00pm

Where: Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Ct, 836 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

The Mount Felix Tapestry is a community stitch project which commemorates and honours the 27,000 Kiwi soldiers who were treated at the Mt Felix ANZAC hospital at Walton on Thames during WW1, the dedicated doctors and nurses who cared for them and the local community who welcomed them.

Designed by Andrew Crummy, this historical narrative has been made into a rich story told in yarn. Created over thousands of hours by more than 600 volunteers in both England and New Zealand, the Tapestry celebrates the enduring spirit of community and connections across nations, and tells the stories of courage, resilience and friendship.

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