Story: Anniversaries

Memorials to Queen Victoria (3rd of 3)

Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee led to moves for prominent memorials in her honour. Large statues were put up in Auckland and Dunedin; and the queen's death in 1901 inspired Christchurch and Wellington to follow suit. Click on this map to see all the memorials to Queen Victoria in New Zealand.

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Jock Phillips, 'Anniversaries - Early celebrations and Queen Victoria’s jubilees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 20 Jun 2012