King Albert I unveiled the white stone obelisk on 1st August 1924. Two German blockhouses are situated in the park. The monument is in honour of all the New Zealanders who were killed on 7th June 1917. Since 1975, Messines fraternizes with the small New Zealand town of Featherston, where 8.000 soldiers were trained for the Great War.


Nieuw Zeelandersstraat 
8957 Mesen


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