The End of World War I: 11 November 1918

Almost 250 objects and images related to World War I held by Te Papa can now be viewed on online. Curators have chosen items with sentimental value or connected to the home front and the war’s aftermath in New Zealand, as well as those associated directly with the conflict and overseas theatres of war. Find out more about these items and their significance at

This work commemorates the anniversary of the end of World War I when, ninety years ago on 11 November 1918, the Armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany. You will also find some of Te Papa’s World War I collection items amongst similar content from other institutions around the country by searching Coming Home / Te Hokinga Mai.


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