Skip to main content

NZ Identity & Heritage

Learn about New Zealand's national symbols and monuments.

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

The National War Memorial located at Pukeahu is open every day from 10am to 5pm. The daily Last Post ceremony takes place here at 5pm - individuals and groups can register to participate in this ceremony at http://www.mch.govt.nz/last-post.

Protected objects

We administer the Protected Objects Act. Learn how you can become a registered collector of taonga tūturu.

Treaty of Waitangi

Learn about Treaty of Waitangi =Te Tiriti o Waitangi information and Ministry resources.

Commemorations & anniversaries

Learn about a selection of anniversaries and commemorations taking place in 2018 including Suffrage 125.

National anthems

New Zealand is unique for having two national anthems of equal standing - God Defend New Zealand and God Save The Queen. Learn more about our National Anthems.