This page includes links to two sets of seven videos produced and directed by Anna Cottrell of AC Productions that were screened on TV3 News (now Newshub) in early August 2014 and 8–24 April 2015 as part of the Great War Stories series. During the week starting 18 April 2016 a further seven videos have be added, one each evening after they have screened on Newshub. For each video we've added more information about the story and links to related research sources and media items. Find out more about the Great War stories project on the WW100 website.

Latest story (screened 24 April 2016): Peter Howden

View and find out more about the Peter Howden Great War Story here

Peter Howden Great War Story

Previous Great War Stories



Videos: TV3 MediaWorks and AC Productions. See full video credits for series one (August 2014); for series two (April 2015) and series three (April 2016)

Research and scripts for the August 2014 and April 2015 series: Ministry for Culture and Heritage; for the April 2016 series: AC Productions

Images, historic video and further sources: Archives New Zealand and National Library of New Zealand.

How to cite this page

'Great War Stories', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 24-Apr-2016