Learn about New Zealand's national symbols and monuments.
Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
The National War Memorial located at Pukeahu is open every day from 10am to 5pm. The daily Last Post ceremony takes place here at 5pm - individuals and groups can register to participate in this ceremony at http://www.mch.govt.nz/last-post.
God Defend New Zealand/Aotearoa
Discover more about our National Anthem, including the words in Māori.
In this section you’ll find information on the New Zealand Flag’s origins, design, and how it should be flown and displayed.
We administer the Protected Objects Act. Learn how you can become a registered collector of taonga tūturu.
Rules & protocols
Learn about the emblems, words and memorials which are protected by legislation.