25 Apr 2023

Waitangi Treaty Grounds Field of Remembrance

From Anzac Day, 9:32 am on 25 April 2023

A Field of Remembrance consisting of 569 memorial crosses with the names of Maori service personnel killed in action and buried overseas has been laid and will remain in place after Anzac Day. The last surviving member of the 28 (Maori) Battalion, Ta Robert Gillies will present the 28 (Maori) Battalion Campaign and Battle Honours Memorial flag with the Battalions' 42 Campaign and Battles Honours to the nation at Te Rau Aroha Museum of the Price of Citizenship where it will rest as a monument to the Battalions fallen Hoia who never returned home.