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Pukeahu National War Memorial Free Guided Walks - Parks Week


Wed 9 Mar 2016, 11:00am–12:00pm
Thu 10 Mar 2016, 11:00am–12:00pm
Fri 11 Mar 2016, 11:00am–12:00pm
Sat 12 Mar 2016, 11:00am–12:00pm
Sun 13 Mar 2016, 11:00am–12:00pm

Where: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Buckle St, Mt Cook, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Get the most out of your visit with one of our free guided tours 11am every day during Parks Week 2016! Come along to our free daily guided tours of Pukeahu at 11am, which begin at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. Our staff will be on hand to assist in any way.

Available at any time, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is the place to visit and understand New Zealand sacrifice in global conflict. It is the place for reflection, remembrance, peace, and relaxation. During a visit to Pukeahu you can walk through and be amazed at the stunning Australian Memorial, enjoy the large open spaces and historic features of the park, pay respects to the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior and view medals, visit the beautiful Hall of Memories, lay a poppy on the nation’s Roll of Honour, listen to an organ recital, attend or even participate in the daily Last Post Ceremony, and to top it off visit the amazing Great War Exhibition in the Old Dominion Museum Building.

- Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is available at any time
- Tomb of the Unknown Warrior is available at any time
- National War Memorial hours are 10am to 5pm daily
- Last Post Ceremony daily at 5pm
- Great War Exhibition hours are 9am to 6pm daily (last entry is at 5pm)

These tours are being organised as part of Parks Week 2016. Parks Week is an annual celebration of the important role that our parks play in contributing to the health of our communities. A range of formal and informal events take place across Wellington and New Zealand during parks week - there is something for everyone! Parks Week is a highlight of Summer City.