British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited The Great War Exhibition yesterday after unveiling the British war memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Upon completion of the unveiling and the laying of wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior, Mr. Johnson and British High Commissioner Jonathan Sinclair, along with invited dignitaries, attended a cocktail function at The Great War Exhibition.
Mr. Johnson’s party toured the exhibition, hosted by Lieutenant General (retired) Rhys Jones, a trustee of the National Military Heritage Charitable Trust, which runs The Great War Exhibition.
Mr. Johnson enjoyed his tour, making favourable comments about the high standard of the exhibition.
The Ministry of Culture and Heritage’s report about Mr Johnson unveiling the British Memorial is here. The NZ Herald’s article is here.