Centennial Park has 3 built heritage sites that we are aware of

  • One World War 2 bunker at the 13th tee of the golf course, partially buried.  This can be accessed off the northern end of the Mamaku Track via a short accessway.
  • Another World Ward 2 bunker/pillbox signposted off the the southern end the Mamaku track. (pictured)
  • the remains of a gum diggers hut on the Kohekohe track

In addtion the “Avenue of Remembrance”, a fine double avenue of pohutukawa running from the Beach Rd entrance to Rae Rd was planted to celebrate the New Zealand centenary in 1940.

WW2 Pillbox off Mamaku Track
WW2 Pillbox off the Mamaku Track