The Avon River in Christchurch. The Bridge of Remembrance (in the background) is one of two main war memorials in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was dedicated to those who died in World War I, and serves as a memorial for those who participated in two World Wars as well as subsequent conflicts in Borneo, Korea, Malaya, and Vietnam. Owned by Christchurch City Council, it is located on the Cashel Street Bridge. The memorial was unveiled on 11 November 1924.