ANZAC DAY - TAURANGA CIVIC MEMORIAL SERVICE
This year's Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service will be held at 9am on Monday, 25 April at Memorial Park, Tauranga, commemorating 100 years since the first Anzac Day service.
If it is wet the service will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. Everything else will stay the same but there will be no parade.
Scroll below for services timetables
Groups wishing to march in the parade please assemble by 8.30am next to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre.
Wreaths laid during the service will be removed from the cenotaph at dusk on Anzac Day. Organisations may collect their wreaths from the Tauranga RSA at 1237 Cameron Road, Greerton, from Tuesday, 26 April until Friday, 29 April, 5pm (wreaths not collected by then will be disposed of).
Park and Ride / Parking
Free Park and Ride services will be available from Tauranga Boys' College on Devonport Road to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre between 8 - 8.40am, and again after the service finishes. There will be no extra parking at Memorial Park but PAK'nSAVE has made their carpark available for use.
Parking for mobility card holders ONLY will be available outside the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre.
Road closures will be in place on Fraser Street, Devonport Road, and 11th Avenue from 8 - 11am. If you need parking close by please keep this in mind and arrive before the service starts.
There will be no service held at the Tauranga Domain.
For more event information, go to www.tauranga.govt.nz/anzacday
OVERVIEW OF ANZAC DAY SERVICES
Mount Maunganui Dawn Parade - Mount Maunganui Cenotaph
5.45am: Assemble at Mount Drury Reserve
5.55am: March off
A Park and Ride service for the dawn parade will be available from Kawaka Street (behind Blake Park) to Maunganui Road behind Mount Drury. Buses will leave Kawaka Street from 5 - 5.50am and return after the service finishes between 6.40 - 7.30am.
Road closures will be in place on Marine Parade from 5.55 - 7am.
Memorial Service - Mount Maunganui Cenotaph
9.15am: Assemble at Mount Drury Reserve
9.25am: March off
Road closures will be in place on Marine Parade from 9.25 - 11am. In the event of poor weather the memorial service will be held at the Mount RSA clubrooms.
Tauranga Dawn Parade - Tauranga RSA Cenotaph
5.45am: Assemble on Hayes Avenue
5.55am: March off
Memorial Service - Tauranga Memorial Park
8.30am: Assemble at Memorial Park
8.45am: March commences
Pyes Pa Remembrance Service - Pyes Pa Cemetery
10.30am: The public is invited to attend a remembrance service at Pyes Pa Cemetery.
Memorial Service - Te Puke Memorial Hall
10am: Assemble opposite Kiwibank beforehand
Dawn Service and Memorial Service - Katikati RSA (corner of State Highway 2 and Henry Road)
5.45am: Assemble at Memorial Square
10am: Assemble at Uretara Domain
10.30am: March through the main street to Katikati Memorial Hall
Wreath-laying after the service.