Virtual field trips: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

Four virtual field trips let New Zealand school students experience the development of Wellington's Arras Tunnel and Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. This board collects images, videos and links related to those trips. For more information: http://education.nzta.govt.nz/field-trips/memorial-park
Drone flyover at Pukeahu - YouTube. See the finished National War Memorial Park in all its glory.

Drone flyover at Pukeahu - YouTube. See the finished National War Memorial Park in all its glory.

Flag in front of the National Carillon, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Rosebank School teacher Marcia Karaitiana, from Balclutha, says previous Memorial Park field trips helped engage some reluctant learners.    “Through Memorial Park in particular because it is not only history but it takes on the past, present and future, it got them through that sense of story,” she says. Read more.

Flag in front of the National Carillon, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Rosebank School teacher Marcia Karaitiana, from Balclutha, says previous Memorial Park field trips helped engage some reluctant learners. “Through Memorial Park in particular because it is not only history but it takes on the past, present and future, it got them through that sense of story,” she says. Read more.

Classroom collaboration and engagement are outcomes from virtual field trips that were run to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. All teaching resources remain online. Read what teachers said about their student outcomes

Classroom collaboration and engagement are outcomes from virtual field trips that were run to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. All teaching resources remain online. Read what teachers said about their student outcomes

A look at some of the historical facts and dates behind the virtual field trip to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

A look at some of the historical facts and dates behind the virtual field trip to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.

Here are further background documents and links about the development of Pukeahu National Memorial Park. The story of the park could be explored in the classroom through many lenses: national history and local history, engagement with community and development of urban space, archaeology, culture, values and technology.

Here are further background documents and links about the development of Pukeahu National Memorial Park. The story of the park could be explored in the classroom through many lenses: national history and local history, engagement with community and development of urban space, archaeology, culture, values and technology.

This Storify article shows the development of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington. The article includes videos from the four Learnz virtual field trips held for New Zealand schools, as well as other sources of information.

This Storify article shows the development of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington. The article includes videos from the four Learnz virtual field trips held for New Zealand schools, as well as other sources of information.

This Storify article shows how Wellington's Arras Tunnel was built to make space at ground level for the revamped Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. The article includes videos from the four Learnz virtual field trips run for New Zealand schools, as well as other sources of information.

This Storify article shows how Wellington's Arras Tunnel was built to make space at ground level for the revamped Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. The article includes videos from the four Learnz virtual field trips run for New Zealand schools, as well as other sources of information.

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