The WW100 site was designed by Boost and built
in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and
Heritage’s internal development team.
We provided design, user experience and Drupal
development on three iterations over three years as
the site's purpose and strategic direction changed
as the centenary of World War 1 drew closer.
Intuitive browsing and searching
We designed the user experience and graphical
elements of the ‘WW100 - 100 years ago today’
feature, presenting quotes from diaries, newspapers
and letters dated 100 years ago today. The extracts
are pulled from various sources and presented via
We used the DigitalNZ API to search multiple
content providers from around New Zealand for WW100
content. The ‘Find WW100 content’ section gives
users the ability to filter search results by media
type and copyright permissions.
As the 2015 commemoration activities drew
closer, the site required a change to focus on
upcoming commemoration events.
Using Eventfinder integration, we built an
engaging events section. Users can find events by
filtering content by category, region, location,
year and recently added.