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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park commemorates all New Zealanders who died in war, and honours the servicemen and women who served their country in war.
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.
Located on Buckle Street, the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park encompasses the National War Memorial Carillon, the Hall of Memories, and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, along with memorials from other countries with which New Zealand has a close military relationship. It is also the site of The Great War Exhibition.
A two-hour combined visit allows students to visit The Great War Exhibition, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and the National War Memorial. The education programme at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is free. There is a $2 fee per student for entry into The Great War Exhibition. All school groups must be booked in advance.
Suitable for ages: Intermediate (Years 7-8), Secondary (Years 9-13), Tertiary.