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ANZAC Day Events

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ANZAC Day Events

 Wellington Region ANZAC Day Events

Wellington

Hutt Valley

Porirua

Kapiti

Wairarapa

This is not a full list and we advise you to look on local newspaper/council websites for detailed information.

We also advise you to look at the Metlink website for public transport information. In some parts of the region, especially in Wellington city, you’ll need to plan ahead and leave plenty of time to get there

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wellington

Dawn Service

5.30am           

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

 

Wellington Citizens Wreath Laying Service

9am                      
Wellington Cenotaph

 

National Service of Commemoration

11am                    
Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

 

AFL St Kilda Saints vs Carlton Blues

1.10pm            

Westpac Stadium

 

Atatürk Memorial Service

2pm                

Atatürk Memorial, Tarakena Bay

 

Live broadcast of Gallipoli Dawn Service

2.30pm            

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

 

Ceremony of Beating Retreat

5.15pm            

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

 

WWI Remembered: A Light and Sound Show

7pm–10pm    

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park 

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 Services in the Hutt Valley

Lower Hutt

5.45am:

Laings Road, Lower Hutt.

6am:

Dawn Service held at the Cenotaph, adjacent to the Lower Hutt Memorial Library, Riddiford Gardens, Queens Drive, Lower Hutt.

 

Civic Service (Lower Hutt)

9.45am

Civic Service held at the Cenotaph, adjacent to the Lower Hutt Memorial Library, Riddiford Gardens, Queens Drive, Lower Hutt.

Refreshments will be held at Hutt City Church, 22 Marsden Street, Lower Hutt.

If wet weather, this service will be moved to Hutt City Church, 22 Marsden Street, Lower Hutt.

 

Upper Hutt

5.30am

Parade begins assembling at Queen Street Carpark.

5.45am

March begins

6.00am

Service will be held at Civic centre with traditional firing of the shots.

 

Wainuiomata

6am:

Dawn Service held at the Wainuiomata War Memorial, Queen Street, Wainuiomata.

10.50am:

Parade assembles

11am:

Service held at the Wainuiomata War Memorial, Queen Street, Wainuiomata.

Taita

7.55am:

Taita Library and marches around to the Taita Returned Services Association clubrooms.

8am:

Dawn Service held at the Taita Returned Services Association, Tocker Street, Taita.

11am:

Taita/Naenae Service at Taita Cemetery, Rimu Street, Naenae

Petone

7am:

Flag Ceremony, Anzac Memorial Flagstaff, Petone Railway Station.

8.15am

Parade assembles in Bracken Street, Petone.

8.30am

Service held at the Garden of Remembrance, Memorial Park, Petone.

Eastbourne Service

9.40am:

Parade assembles at Ballinger Park, Oroua Street, Eastbourne.

10am:

Service held at the Memorial Gates, Muritai Road, Eastbourne.

Stokes Valley Service

10.45am:

Parade assembles at Scott Court, Stokes Valley.

11am:

Service held at the Stokes Valley Memorial Returned Services Association, Hawthorn

 

Crescent, Stokes Valley.

Naenae and Taita Combined Service

10.45am:

Parade assembles at the Main Gate, Taita Cemetery, Rimu Street, Naenae.

11am

Wreath Laying Service held at the Taita Cemetery, Rimu Street, Naenae.

Films by Starlight - Anzac Edition

Sunday 26 April at 6.30pm

Dowse Square, Laings Road, Lower Hutt

The wet weather venue is The Dowse Art Museum

Gallipoli: The Frontline Experience

Made by Turkish director, Tolga Örnek, this acclaimed film's subject is the 1915 Gallipoli campaign in World War I.

 

NZ WW1 Military History Workshops

Discover at these hands-on workshops how to access and interpret the records of people who served in the New Zealand Army during World War I.

War Memorial Library
Wednesday 22 April | 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Naenae Community Library
Thursday 23 April | 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Wainuiomata Community Library
Tuesday 28 April | 10.30am - 11.30am

Stokes Valley Community Library
Thursday 30 April | 1.30pm - 2.30pm

Eastbourne Community Library
Saturday 2 May | 1pm - 2pm

Petone Community Library
Saturday 16 May | 2pm - 3pm

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 Services held in Porirua City

 

Porirua City Civic Service

9.00am

The Civic Service will be held at the Peace Memorial on Te Rauparaha Park on Saturday 25th April at. There will be a firing party present.

 

Pukerua Bay

9:00am

Buses will depart Pukerua Bay School at 8:20 and 8:30 (limited seating, first come first served). Buses will be returning to Pukerua Bay RSA at 11:00.

12.00 noon.

Wreath laying ceremony at Whenua Tapu Cemetery

 

 

Titahi Bay

6.20am

Titahi Bay Convenience Store Cnr Main Road and Dimock Street.

10.15am

Civic Service assemble at at the RSA Main Road, for march to Whitehouse Road Cenotaph

10.30am.

Wreath laying

 

Pauatahanui

10.15am

A memorial service will be held in St Albans Church, Pauatahanui. After the service the wreathlaying will be conducted at the War Memorial in Pauatahanui.

 

Takapuwahia

10.30am

A service will be held at the Takapuwahia Marae

 

Porirua RSA

6.00am.

RSA, McKillop Street

 

Whitby

10.30am.

A service will be conducted at St Mary’s Church, Whitby

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 Services held at Kapiti

 

 Paraparaumu

6.20am

Fall in for Dawn Parade

6.25am

March off, Hospital Gates, Tutanekai Street, Paraparaumu

6.30am

Service at Memorial Gates, Tutanekai Street, Paraparaumu

7.55am

Services at both Paraparaumu service cemeteries

 

Paekakariki

 8.15am

Fall in Corner Ocean Road and The Parade to march to Memorial Hall.

 

Waikanae

10.50am

Fall in Elizabeth Street to march to War Memorial Centre 

 

Otaki

5.45am

Otaki Memorial Hall to march to Memorial Park 

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 Services held at Wairarapa

Martinborough

5.45am

The parade will form up at outside Pain and Kershaws on Jellicoe Street and move off to the Square

5.55am

Service and laying of the wreaths

 

Featherston

9am

The Parade, which commences at Clifford Square, will proceed to the War Memorial for the laying of the wreaths and then to the Anzac Hall for the commemorative Service. 

 

Greytown

10.30am 

Citizens Anzac Day Service will be held at the War Memorial, Kuratawhiti Street, commencing at with the laying of wreaths.

11.am.

The Parade will proceed to the South Wairarapa Workingmen’s Club for a Civic Service.

 

Lake Ferry

10.20

The parade will form up at the Domain (south of the Lake Ferry Camp gate)

10.30am

Move to the Lake Ferry Flag Pole for the Service laying of wreaths

 

Carterton

10.45am

Parade to meet outside Council offices on Holloway Street

11.00am

Parade will commence towards Memorial Square for laying of wreaths

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