Anzac Day Schedule of Events

 

Tararua District's schedule of Anzac Day events is available below.

Alternatively you can download it here

 

Dannevirke

A Dawn Service will be held at the Cenotaph following the fall-in at 5:45am.

A Civic Service will be held at the Cenotaph, following the fall-in at 8:30am at Dannevirke Upper Domain, by the playground. The Parade leaves the playground and marches to the Cenotaph for the laying of the wreaths.

The Service will be held at the Cenotaph in rain or shine.

 

Eketāhuna

A service will be held in the Eketāhuna Community Centre commencing at 10:00am.

Returned Servicemen, Servicewomen, and members of other organisations participating in the commemoration are requested to assemble at the Community Centre at 9:45am.

A wreath laying ceremony will be held at the War Memorial following the service. A plate would be appreciated for morning tea following the service.

 

Pahiatua

A Dawn Service will be held at the Cenotaph in the Pahiatua Town Square commencing at 6:00am.

Those wishing to join RSA members in the march to the Cenotaph, including wreath bearers, are requested to assemble at the Tararua Club by 5:35am.

A Service will also be held at the Servicemen Section of the Mangatainoka Cemetery at 7:30am.

 

Woodville

The Dawn Parade will be held in Fountaine Square at 6:30am.

The Civic Service will commence at 10:00am at the Cenotaph in Fountaine Square. The Civic Service will be held in the Woodville Community Centre if the weather is unfavourable.

Morning tea will be served at the Anglican Church Hall (corner of Fox and Amelia Streets) following the Service.

 

Weber

A service at the Cenotaph (by the Weber School) will commence at 10:15am.

Pongaroa

A service at the Cenotaph in Pongaroa will commence at 12:00 noon.

Those wishing to join RSA members in the March to the Cenotaph are requested to assemble at the Pongaroa Hotel by 11:45am.

 

Wimbledon

A service at the WWII Memorial in Wimbledon will commence at 9:00am.

 

Kaiparoro

A service will be held at the ANZAC Memorial Bridge on SH2 commencing at 2:00pm. Parking is at Miller Reserve, there is a walkway to the bridge. An afternoon tea will be held following the service at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre ($5.00 per person).

This year, in acknowledgement of the contribution and service of the Eketāhuna Mounted Rifles, there will be horses in attendance and the service will focus on the role of the horse in World War 1.

NZ Pacific Studio ANZAC fellow, Esther Bunning, will present her project assisted by local school children.

 

Norsewood

A Remembrance Service will be held at the Boer War Memorial at 10:30am. This will be followed by a parade to the Civic Service at the Cenotaph.

Ormondville

A service at the Church of the Epiphany will commence at 12:00 noon.

 

Hamua

A service at the Hamua Hall on SH2 will commence at 9:00am. Morning tea will be served at the conclusion of the service.

Makotuku

A service at the Cenotaph will commence at 1:30pm outside the Makotuku Public Hall.

 


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