The National War Memorial commemorates all New Zealanders who died in the South African War, First World War, Second World War, post-war conflicts and peace-keeping operations. It also honours all men and women who served New Zealand in those wars and conflicts.
The National War Memorial is made up of two buildings from two different eras – the National War Memorial Carillon (1932) and the Hall of Memories (1964) – and, in front of them, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior (2004).
Image of the National War Memorial is courtesy of Colin McLellan.
It is adjacent to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington which has been created as the Government’s key project to acknowledge the Centenary of the First World War. Pukeahu National War Memorial Park officially opened in April 2015.
Updated on 23rd July 2015