News & Project Updates
Nick Smith – Ramparts reveal remarkable history
The ramparts in Le Quesnoy are an engineering marvel and a striking feature of the mediaeval French town. Constructed in the 16th Century to defend what was then the Spanish Netherlands, the ramparts were reinforced after the region was captured by France in 1654. King Louis XIV ordered his military engineer, Sébastien le Prestre de […]
Behind the scenes of the Wētā Workshop-designed war museum
The Wētā Workshop team behind Te Papa’s Gallipoli exhibit are busy at work on flowers and figurines for a new museum in the north of France.
New Zealand Liberation Museum a memorial to Kiwi soldiers in Europe
New Zealand’s first memorial museum in Europe for Kiwi soldiers who died on the continent during World War One will open in France this October with an innovative visitor experience created by Wētā Workshop. The New Zealand Liberation Museum – Te Arawhata will commemorate the triumph of Kiwi soldiers who liberated the people of Le […]