Category:New Zealand National Memorial to Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd
The New Zealand National Memorial to Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd is a memorial in Wellington, New Zealand. It was erected below the lookout on Mt Victoria, in honor of polar explorer Richard Evelyn Byrd. It was unveiled on 11 March 1962, the fifth anniversary of Byrd's death.
Originally covered in white stucco, it was reclad in the early 1990s with ceramic tiles depicting auroras, designed by artist Doreen Blumhardt. At the center of the monument, there's a bust of Richard Byrd designed by Thomas V. Johnston.