The efforts and exploits of New
Zealand's military forces are well known. However
while troops were sent overseas there were others
manning defence works back at home. It is these
defence works that often gets overlooked when
one thinks about our both our military heritage
and urban heritage.
1st November 2011. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Chris Finlayson announced the establishment of a
reserve known as the "Watts peninsula Reserve" on the Miramar Headland.
This reserve would include numerous Maori and Military heritage sites on the headland.
Capital Defence sets out to inform
it's visitors about what existed through articles
that look at the military structures
that have disappeared over the years and what
By profiling some of the sites in
section Capital Defence lets you see how extensive
some of these sites were.