Citizens' War Memorial

Christchurch, New Zealand

Citizens' War Memorial

The Citizens' War Memorial (alternate: Soldiers' War Memorial) in Cathedral Square, Christchurch, is one of the two major memorials in the city to World War I. It is located immediately north of ChristChurch Cathedral. The annual Anzac Day service was held there until the February 2011 earthquake. It is a Category I heritage structure registered with Heritage New Zealand. In 2020, it became known that the memorial is to be removed from its current site and put into storage.

The Citizens' War Memorial is located in Cathedral Square in Christchurch immediately north of ChristChurch Cathedral. The land on which it is built is owned by the Anglican Church. The heritage tram passes the memorial on the road that goes behind and around the Cathedral.



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