WWII Explosive Unearthed at QE PARK

A person using a metal detector has unearthed an explosive relic of World War II at Queen Elizabeth Park in Kapiti..

Young cyclists enjoing one of the
Parks tracks

Stuff reports the NZ Defence Force says the fuse from a “WWII-era projectile” was found buried at Queen Elizabeth II park in Kāpiti on Sunday.

The person who found it, using a metal detector, dug it up and moved it to where the Defence Force explosive Ordnance Disposal Team was able to identify it.

The seaside park was the site of a United States military camp and training area during WWII, and several explosive devices hav previously been found there.

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