Christchurch Firefighters Memorial

Location: Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Dedication Date: October 26, 2002

Creator: Designed by Graham Bennett, and commissioned by City of Christchurch, with steel girders gifted by the City of New York.

Medium: Metal (WTC fragments)

Description: Sculpture made from five salvaged World Trade Center steel girders honors the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11 and all firefighters worldwide. 


“A Tribute to Firefighters
This sculpture was designed
by Graham Bennett.
The steel, from the
New York World Trade Center site,
was gifted by the City of New York
to the City of Christchurch
to honour all firefighters world wide.
26 October 2002”

Latitude & Longitude: -43.526652, 172.642764