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Student Minecraft® videos

Make connections with Gallipoli through the work of the Alfriston College students, who worked with the Museum to create the Gallipoli in Minecraft® world and teh 2015 exhibition.

Minecraft® landscape fly-throughs

Watch the landscape fly-through of the Minecraft® world to better understand locations relating to the New Zealand soldiers’ experience and the connections to the Auckland Museum Documentary Heritage Collection. Gain a better understanding of where the Anzacs were, what specific locations were used for and what the landscape looked like.

V Beach - Cape Helles

The Sphinx

The Daisy Patch

Anzac Cove

Anzac Cove through the eyes of Percival Fenwick

Watch the Fenwick/Minecraft® clip to understand how Anzac Cove became a place that fuelled the front line. Understand how students used the sketches from Fenwick’s Diary as a reference for this section of the Minecraft® build.

See the Collection Connections section to view Fenwick’s map.

The Second Battle of Krithia

Watch the Minecraft re-enactment of the New Zealanders’ experience in the Second Battle of Krithia at Cape Helles in May 1915.

Visit the NZ History site to find out more about the Second Battle of Krithia.

Referencing the Documentary Heritage Collection to recreate Gallipoli in Minecraft®

Review the Pictorial Collection/Minecraft® Comparison images to understand how the students used the Documentary Heritage Collection as reference material for this build.