Queen's Redoubt Trust, Pokeno

Activity and Work Programme





2016 - 19

Continue programme of earthwork stabilisation working bees; finish west wall, start on east wall

Earthworks stabilization underway but no new earthworks done

Support the Friends of QR group and work to increase membership

Membership at October 2019 - 26


Reprint QR brochure for general distribution

Brochure reprinted January 2019


Produce newsletter every 6 months

6 monthly issues continue


Update website every 6 months

Last update October 2019


General property maintenance

Lawn areas and tops of parapets mowed every month by contract

Paint Visitor Centre; install disabled toilet, carpet / vinyl to be laid July 2015 followed by fit out for storage, cataloguing and work area.

Painting complete, library and office set up, toilet installation complete

Prepare design / contents for displays, cost these and seek funding for doing the work.

Funding for remaining displays obtained and work contracted. Completion target Dec 2019

  Installation of computer system in study area and connection to internet when appropriate.  Computer installed. Internet connection deferred until need for assessed.

Begin the writing of Queen’s Redoubt history.

Underway at January 2018

Opening of Visitor Centre when displays are erected and library / study area in place.

Probable opening date now early 2020

2019 - 22 General property maintenance  
  Complete all accessible earthwork restoration  

Write and publish history(s) of Queen’s Redoubt and publish other items; eg Diary of 40th Regt Corporal

Transcription of Corporal's diary almost complete and history of Queen’s Redoubt underway at October 2019.


Preparation of plaque to commemorate opening of building.


Appointment of an Administrative Assistant

November 2019


Updating of  Concept Plan

June 2020

Work with MCH to have the Cairn at Helenslee Road cemetery repaired and name panels replaced.

Work on cairn and panels complete by Sept 2019


The complete list of names of those buried in cemetery researched and those not on panels named on a plaque, adjacent to the cairn.

Complete during 2020

Queen's Redoubt