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In the News | April 24, 2022

Wētā ouvrira l’exposition à succès Le Quesnoy sur les champs de bataille de la Première Guerre mondiale en France

Wētā Workshop ouvrira l’année prochaine une nouvelle exposition ambitieuse sur les champs de bataille de la Première Guerre mondiale.

La société d’effets spéciaux basée à Wellington se dirige vers les champs de France à l’extérieur de la ville de Le Quesnoy, sur les traces du contingent néo-zélandais de la Première Guerre mondiale.

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In the News | April 23, 2022

Wētā Workshop set to bring to life New Zealand’s untold war story

Wētā Workshop is embarking on its latest venture, bringing to life a pivotal moment in New Zealand’s WWI history thousands of kilometres away from Wellington in a small French town, Le Quesnoy.

Opening to the public in a phased manner from ANZAC Day 2023, the living memorial museum and visitor centre will honour New Zealand’s WWI history.

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In the News | November 4, 2021

New Zealand’s place on the Western Front on the way

The Rugby World Cup (RWC) final will be played in Paris in late October 2023. While the participants, nor the victors, can be foretold hopefully the prediction that Kiwis will again be travelling to follow the tournament can be more certain.

It’s also probable if Kiwis are travelling in France, that many of them will take the time to visit some of the World War One (WWI) Commonwealth War Graves Cemeteries.

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