Activities & Projects
Tauranga will commemorate Armistice Day on 11 November 2018 at Tauranga’s Memorial Park, with two minutes silence, large-scale poppies designed by local artists, and 109 white crosses.
The stories of Tauranga's soldiers who made it back to Aotearoa will be told in a unique exhibition on Tauranga's Waterfront from 12 October to 8 November 2018.
Gallipoli, From Tauranga to the Trenches is the second exhibition from the Tauranga Heritage Collection commemorating the First World War.
A Marquette Angel is the latest From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition, a mobile series commemorating the centenary of the First World War.
From Tauranga to the Trenches mobile exhibition uses interactive technology and visual displays to tell the stories of local men who were involved in the First World War.
Erected in 1921 as a memorial to Tauranga’s fallen the gates are constructed of concrete rendered posts, wrought iron gates and marble plaques, which are currently undergoing conservation.