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Wrights Hill Fortress

Historic coastal defence battery located on Wrights Hill in Karori, Wellington. Over 600 metres of tunnels were built during the second world war to defend Wellington from attack, and armed with two 9.2 inch guns. The site was scrapped in 1960, and is now being restored by the Wrights Hill Fortress Restoration Society.

Collection Type
Historic Site, History, Military, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address iconWrights Hill Fortress Restoration Society P O Box 17-248 Karori Wellington
Web address iconhttp://www.whfrs.org.nz
Email address iconrayh@actrix.co.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address iconWrights Hill Road Karori Wellington, New Zealand
Hours of operation icon10am to 4 pm on Open Days: Waitangi Day, ANZAC Day, Queen's Birthday, Labour Day. Please see our website for details on private tours at other times and contact details.
Charges iconAdults $5 each Children $3 each Family Pass $12 (2 Adults, 3 Children) (Children are 12 years and under)



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