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Durie Hill Memorial Tower (Updated) – Open For Discovery – Discover Whanganui

Durie Hill Memorial Tower

Experience New Zealand war history, climb the tower and take in the views.

The lookout deck is  113-metres above sea level and provides the best panoramic views of the city, Whanganui River and the harbour.


The tower is the official Whanganui County Memorial to the 513 people  from the district who died in the  First World War and is constructed  of cemented marine sandstone containing shell fragments from a nearby quarry.

2 Tower Crescent, Durie Hill

Durie hill memorial