1929
Opening of the Auckland War Memorial Museum


Arthur Gray was appointed to assist with the structural design of the Auckland War Memorial Museum by the winners of a design contest, architects Grierson Aimer & Draffin T.R.V.. Construction of the Memorial and Gray’s design work started in 1921. The building, which cost £245,000 (about NZ$21.8 million by today’s standard), was officially opened by the Governor Sir Charles Ferguson on 28 November 1929.

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