Latest update 23/02/2017

Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial unveiled

February 2017
The sixth anniversary of the February 22 earthquake is a significant moment for Cantabrians and all those affected by the devastating events of that day in 2011.

Latest update 17/02/2017

A Place to Remember

Sunday 19 Feb, TV1, 11:55am
Follow the selection and construction of the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial in this new documentary.

Latest update 15/02/2017

Pounamu placed at Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial

February 2016
A significant kōhatu pounamu installation has been placed near the entrance to the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial.

Latest update 24/01/2017

A Place to Remember to be dedicated next month

January 2017
The Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial that will be dedicated next month has been shaped by many whose lives were most profoundly impacted by the 22 February 2011 earthquake.

Latest update 08/11/2016

Final inscribed panel placed on front of Memorial Wall

The title panel, which reads “Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial” gives people a sense of what the Memorial Wall will look like when it is dedicated for use on 22 February 2017.

Latest update 24/09/2016

Piling Complete at Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

July 2016
A significant milestone on the construction of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial has been reached with piling work now completed.