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The 1846 War in Wellington app

News: 16 September 2013

The Ministry has recently launched a free app, The 1846 War in Wellington: a guide to sites. The app features walking and driving tours of sites relating to the New Zealand Wars in and around Wellington. This is available for iPhones at the App Store and for Android devices via Google

More information about the War in Wellington can be found on our NZHistory website at

The information in this guide is based on David Green Battlefields of the New Zealand Wars: A Visitor's Guide, Penguin, 2010. This book provides clear directions to sites around the country as well as interpretation by one of the top historians of the New Zealand Wars.

For Waikato War sites, you might also be interested in this app developed by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust at


Updated on 7th October 2019