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The Great War Exhibition, created by Sir Peter Jackson, commemorates the role played by New Zealand in the First World War.

Master film-maker, Sir Peter Jackson, with the support of ANZ, has recreated the global story of the First World War at The Great War Exhibition. A stunning array of movie-like sets depicts the war; scene by scene; year by year. From the massive 10-tonne tank and 11-tonne gun to the 5,000 tiny hand-painted figurines which re-enact the battle of Chunuk Bair, the artefacts are rare and thought-provoking.

But perhaps it is the hundreds of photographs from the era, which have been painstakingly colourised, that really melt away the last 100 years.

This is truly a world-class exhibition, acclaimed by international visitors and New Zealanders alike. It shows the hardship and bravery of those who lived through this pivotal time in history – the horrors of war as well as the bravery and spirit which endured.

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  • Dominion Museum Building
    15 Buckle Street
    Wellington

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  • The Great War Exhibition
  • 22 Feb – 31 Dec 2017
  • 9:00am
  • Adult Admission: $15.00, Child Admission, 16 years and under: $0.00, Adult Guided Tour (Including Admission): $25.00, Child Guided Tour, 16 years and under (Including Admission): $5.00, Family Front (Including Admission): $55.00
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