Listen to New Zealand’s First World War story. Captivating audio guides, soldiers’ personal stories and historical insights help you to explore Gallipoli and discover the Western Front
The trails have been designed for travellers who would like to navigate them on the ground, or as an informative guide for those who would like to explore from home. Learn more about Ngā Tapuwae.
Download the apps to explore the trails withoutan internet connection wherever you are
Explore the website on your PC, phone or tablet
Print the guides or download the e-books to take with you or read at home
Ngā Tapuwae Gallipoli guides you through five trails. Three key trails cover the Anzac landing, Quinn’s Post and Chunuk Bair, and the other two trails include the battles at Cape Helles and Hill 60.
If you are looking to visit Gallipoli, our travel tips and planning information will help you to have the best trip possible.
For eight long months, New Zealand troops, alongside those from Australia, Great Britain, Ireland, France, India, and Newfoundland battled harsh conditions and Ottoman forces desperately fighting to protect their homeland.
Ngā Tapuwae Western Front is made up of ten trails, five in Belgium, four in France and one in the United Kingdom.
If you are looking to visit the Western Front, our travel tips and planning information will help you to have the best trip possible.
After their evacuation from Gallipoli, New Zealand troops were sent to the Western Front. It is here where they experienced their most devastating losses.
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A giant chalk carving of a kiwi has been granted protected status on the centenary of the Battle of Messines.
If you are planning on traveling to Europe to explore the trails be sure to register with safetravel.govt.nz.
Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s First World War stories have been brought to life through a series of short animated videos.
Te Papa, in partnership with WW100 and The Village Goldsmith, has released the Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails’ limited edition sterling silver pin.
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