NZ memorial dedication ceremony wins award

The dedication ceremony for the New Zealand Memorial in London has won an International Visual Communication Association award for projects that inform and educate their audiences.

The memorial in Hyde Park Corner was unveiled on 11 November 2006, and the ceremony included over 60 New Zealand veterans, a military march, fly past and various other performances, such as the haka.

Read more about the award

The memorial itself consists of sixteen cross-shaped vertical bronze standards on stone bases.  Each standard weighs 700kg and they bear patterns, small sculptures and individual inscriptions, some in English, some in Maori. Six of the standards are arranged in the shape of the southern cross constellation.

View the UKNIWM memorial record

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