Pukeahu National War Memorial, Wellington

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Pay your respects to the fallen New Zealand soldiers from the South African War, World Wars I and II, and the wars in Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam at Pukeahu National War Memorial. First unveiled on Anzac Day, April 25, 1932, to commemorate those lost in World War I, the memorial complex has since expanded to include subsequent conflicts. Walk the grounds to see the tomb of the unknown soldier, the war memorial carillon, and the hall of memories. The impressive, moving monument encompasses history, memory, education, and respect, accented by art and music. Work out when and for how long to visit Pukeahu National War Memorial and other Wellington attractions using our handy Wellington family vacation planner.
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  • The impressive, worthy of attention when visiting Wellington. Unusual and interesting architecture
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  • Was about 2 km from the hotel, so we walked. On the way visit to Cuba, while Arthur Street and was. Columnar monument in front of the National War Memorial, said the Australian Memorial. Once again I felt that strong relationships and what are New Zealand and Australia's.
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  • A moving tribute well executed and interesting. The bonus is a view over the harbour from the steps. A bigger bonus still is the Dominion Museum behind. Currently with a brilliant WW1 exhibition and a...  more »