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Pukeahu Hosts 68th Korean War Commemoration

2018 Jun 21

The public are invited to attend Friday’s (22 June) national commemoration to mark the 68th anniversary of the start of the Korean War being held in the Hall of Memories at Pukeahu National War…

Oral History Awards 2018 recognise women and cultural diversity

2018 Jun 15

Voices reflecting Aotearoa’s diverse histories from iwi and hapu to the contribution of women and artists will be captured by the recipients of this year’s New Zealand Oral History Awards (NZOH)…

Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

2018 May 23

Three original First World War diaries currently held in Leeds University’s Liddle collection will be returned to New Zealand as a result of an agreement with the University, Neill Atkinson, Chief…

French Memorial unveiling at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

2018 May 04

Today’s official unveiling of the French Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park reinforces New Zealand’s close relationship with France, Heather Baggott, Group Manager Delivery, Manatū…

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

2018 Apr 20

This year both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, Brodie Stubbs Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture…

Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

2018 Apr 18

On Anzac Day, New Zealand’s First World War memorials will be at the centre of commemorative events around the country. They are also the focus of the latest campaign from WW100, Monumental.…

Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations

2018 Mar 08

Today is International Women’s Day and this year we commemorate 125 years since women won the right to vote in Aotearoa.…

US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled

2018 Mar 05

Unveiling the design for the US memorial and the mauri stones ceremony cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, in times of peace and conflict, Paul James CE…

Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

2018 Feb 01

Themes of pacifism and conscientious objection feature prominently among this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards, which sees a total of $100,250 awarded to 10 applicants.…

1000th Last Post at Pukeahu

2018 Jan 16

The 1000th daily Last Post ceremony marking the First World War centenary will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 January and members of the public are welcome to…

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