The Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is the national place for New Zealanders to remember and reflect on this country’s experience of war, military conflict and peacekeeping and how that experience shapes our ideals and sense of national identity.

Image of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is courtesy of the Memorial Park Alliance.

Here you can learn the story of the National War Memorial, the carillon and it's 74 bells, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior and Simpson & his Donkey. You can uncover the history of Pukeahu as a site of Māori occupation and the meaning behind Nga Tapuwae o Te Kahui Maunga (the tangata whenua gardens). Or learn why the Australian Memorial is just the first of many memorials to be built in the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

The Pukeahu tour app can be freely downloaded from the following vendors:


Google Play

Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. We advise you to quit the app when finished.

Updated on 10th March 2017