Story: Landscape architecture

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park landscape design (5th of 5)

In 2008 landscape architects Wraight + Associates in Association with Athfield Architects won a competition run by Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, to design a new National War Memorial Park in Buckle Street., Wellington. The design transformed a war memorial compromised by its close proximity to State Highway 1 into a spacious park suitable for contemplation and remembrance. Officially titled the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, it opened on Anzac Day in 2015.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Landscape architecture - Modern landscape architecture, 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 November 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 26 Mar 2015