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NZ Identity & Heritage

Learn about New Zealand's national symbols and monuments.

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington commemorates more than 300,000 New Zealanders who served their country and the 30,000 who died. The National Anzac Day Services at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and Atatürk Memorial will not be going ahead this year due to the mass gathering restrictions in place in response to COVID-19.

Te Ara Taonga

These webpages are a place for iwi to use as a touchpoint to find information across agencies that support tiaki taonga. View content in both English and Te Reo Māori.

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.

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.