Memorial Hall

The Memorial Hall at Musick Memorial Radio Station, Auckland
The Memorial Hall at Musick Memorial Radio Station, Auckland

The main entrance opens into a hall approximately five metres square. Although this area serves as a central foyer, its height and symmetry bestow a dignity befitting its function as a memorial.

Plaque commemorating Edwin Musick and crew of the Samoan Clipper
This plaque commemorating Edwin Musick and crew of the Samoan Clipper provided the text of the first transmission on 512 kHz from ZL1ZLD.

The eastern and western walls bear an American Eagle in plaster relief and a bronze plaque.

Medallions honouring Captain Edwin Musick in the foyer of the Musick Memorial Radio Station
Medallions honouring Captain Musick in the foyer of the Radio Station
This plaque, on the west wall of the memorial hall, was dedicated by US Ambassador Charles J Swindells on the 65th anniversary of the loss of the Samoan Clipper.
This plaque, on the west wall of the memorial hall, was dedicated by US Ambassador Charles J Swindells on the 65th anniversary of the loss of the Samoan Clipper.
The Coast Watchers Roll of Honour, which was hung in all NZ Post Office radio stations
The Coast Watchers Roll of Honour, which was hung in all NZ Post Office radio stations

Learn about the Roll of Honour