ANZAC Day Services 25 April 2024

18  April 2024

Members of the public are cordially invited to attend the following commemorative services throughout the Tararua
District on ANZAC Day, Thursday, 25 April 2024.

A Dawn Service will be held at the  Dannevirke Cenotaph at the Upper Domain following the form up at 5:45am.
A Civic Service will be held at the Dannevirke Cenotaph at the Upper Domain following  the form up at 8:30am.
The parade leaves  the playground and marches to the Cenotaph for the laying of the wreaths.
Both services will be held at the Cenotaph even if it is raining.

A service will be held at the Cenotaph (by the Weber School) at 10:30am.

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 will commence at 9:00am.

Form up will commence at the Boer War Memorial at 10:20am.
This will  then be followed by a parade to the Civic Service at the Cenotaph at 10:30am.

A service at the Church of the Epiphany,  Newton Street, will commence at 12pm.

A service at the Whetukura Cenotaph  will commence at 12:45pm.

A service will be conducted in the  Eketāhuna Community Hall commencing  at 10:00am,
followed by a service at the  Eketāhuna Memorial Hall at 1050am.
Returned Servicemen and Servicewomen and members of other organisations participating
in the commemoration are requested to  assemble at the Community Hall at 09:45am.
10 Transport Company will be in attendance throughout the commemoration.
On completion of the Service there will be light refreshments provided at the Eketāhuna Club.

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 Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre ($5.00 per person).

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

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

A Dawn Service will be held at the Cenotaph at 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, on Tararua Street by 5:30am.

Return to the Tararua Club for  refreshments approx. 06:45.
A service will also be held, later at  8:00am at the servicemen section of the
Mangatainoka Cemetery. Breakfast will then be served afterwards at the Tararua
Club, first to NZDF, RSA members and  service personnel. Then everyone else.

Pahiatua RSA are pleased to have NZDF support from Queen Alexandra’s Mounted
Rifles Support Squadron.

A Dawn Service will be held in Fountaine Square, form up time is 05:50am.
This will be followed by a service at the Woodville Services Lawn Cemetery at 7:00am.
Breakfast will be available at Café 88 in Vogel  Street for $15 with $5 donated to the Woodville
and Districts RSA. Bookings essential.

The Civic Service will form up at 09:50am in Fountaine Square. After the service, morning
tea will be provided at the Woodville Sports Stadium, 64 Ross Street Woodville.

A note on the wearing of medals:

Medals held by the original recipients are worn on the left breast on uniform or civilian clothing.  Medals may be worn by relatives of  the original recipient but are placed on the right breast.