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    Featherston‎ North Island New Zealand

Location
Featherston is located in the South Wairarapa District, Wellington Region of the North island of New Zealand. Located to the southwest is Wellington.

Featherston POW Camp
Allied Prisoner Of War (POW) camp located near Featherston. On February 25, 1943 a riot by Japanese prisoners resulted in 48 Japanese dead and many wounded plus one New Zealand solider killed.

 

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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