Activities & Projects
An interactive digital installation that will fill Pukeahu with messages of peace, hope and remembrance on the Armistice centenary, 11 November 2018. Messages go live on 1 November 2018.
The Government will mark the centenary with a national commemoration at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on 11 November 2018.
New Zealand will mark the centenary of its last significant action in the First World War with a national ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on 4 November 2018.
Each Sunday evening during the centenary, before the Last Post ceremonies at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, stories of soldiers who died 100 years ago are recited. Read past ones on NZHistory.
A memorial to the men from Pacific countries who joined ranks with New Zealanders in the World Wars will be unveiled at Pukeahu following a design competition in 2018.
A ceremony to unveil a commemorative plaque near France's future memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, will be held on 18 November 2016.
A photographic essay on the Construction of Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Hall of Memories, The Carillon, National War Memorial, Wellington 19-24 May 2016.
A light and sound show featuring art and historical imagery projected onto the National War Memorial at Pukeahu. The 15-minute loop will run each evening from 21 to 25 April 2016.
Every day at 5pm, a Last Post ceremony is conducted on the forecourt of the National War Memorial in Wellington. All are welcome to attend these daily remembrances, conducted by the NZDF.
The pages on this website reveal the story of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park as told during four virtual field trips facilitated for schools by Learnz. Teaching resources remain online.
A light and sound show featuring art and historical imagery projected onto buildings at Pukeahu. The 15-minute loop ran from 7pm to 10pm each night from 18 to 25 April 2015.
A centre for learning in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Buckle St, Wellington.