- The Ataturk Memroial is located in Tarakena Bay and pays homage to the first Leader of the Republic of Turkey. The memorial was designed by Ian Bowman and is in a commanding postition overlooking Cook Strait. The actual location was chosen by NZ/Australian and Turkish because of the resemblence of the scenery to that of Gallipoli Peninsula.
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Feb 19, 2015 · Ataturk Memorial Unveiled in Sydney. 19 February 2015. On 19 February 2015, a ceremony was held outside the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park south to unveil a plaque recognising Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s words of comfort to the Anzac mothers who lost their sons in Gallipoli during the Great War in 1915. The plaque has been erected in this location on a temporary basis.
Image of crowds at the Atatürk Memorial on Anzac Day 2017. The Memorial is maintained by the Ministry while the Kemal Atatürk Reserve (where the Memorial is situated) and the surrounding Rangitatau Reserve are maintained by the Wellington City Council. In March 2017, the Turkish Memorial was unveiled at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.
Gallipoli - Memorial at Anzac Cove by Ataturk.<br />"Those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives…<br />You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace.
Gallipoli-ANZACS Memorial Tours. Anzac Cove is perhaps the most famous spot on the Gallipoli Peninsula. This small cove which is 600m long, is where the men of the ANZAC corps first came ashore on 25 April 1915 and were sent immediately into battle along the Second Ridge. ANZAC Cove was only a kilometre of the frontline on the mountainous western side of the peninsula and within easy range of Turkish artillery, who inflicted massive casualties.
Memorial to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of the Republic of Turkey. It is located on a ridge above Tarakena Bay on the south coast of Wellington. The memorial looks out over Cook Strait and the site was chosen for its remarkable likeness to the landscape of the Gallipoli peninsula.