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New Zealand House

New Zealand House

New Zealand's High Commission in Britain, New Zealand House, rises above the Haymarket in London's West End in 1962. Its modernist skyscraper design was a deliberate attempt to convey the idea of New Zealand as a modern and progressive nation. In the foreground is Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square.

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Ben Schrader, 'Public buildings - Civic and cultural buildings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 20 Jun 2012