Commemorating the New Zealanders who gave up their lives during World War 1, the Auckland War Memorial Museum provides visitors with a poignant and moving experience. Inaugurated in 1929, the museum is home to two halls where the names of these brave men and women are mentioned along with the names of all those who died during wars in the 20th Century. Among the key sites here are the Cenotaph, the Hall of Memories, the War Memorial Galleries, Scars on the Heart and the Holocaust Gallery. Travellers in search of a centrally located Auckland city hotel can stay at Copthorne Hotel Auckland Harbour City. Offering elegant accommodation options this Auckland hotel provides a range of modern comforts and conveniences.