The Art of Remembrance at St David’s Church in Khyber Pass, Auckland, was unveiled by Central Auckland MP Nikki Kaye at a ceremony on the eve of ANZAC Day 2015. This unique artwork by renowned New Zealand artist Max Gimblett was inspired by the Tower of London poppies and consists of 100,000 brass quatrefoils which commemorate the New Zealanders who served overseas in WWI. The installation will adorn the church for three months.
About 300 people gathered at the outdoor event, many of them volunteers and funders who helped to bring this project to completion, under the directorship of Paul Baragwanath, a trustee of the Friends of St David’s.
Auckland photographer Chris van Ryn has some wonderful images from the event on his photography blog –