Anzac Day guide to parades and services

The Auckland Dawn Service. Photo / Greg Bowker
The Auckland Dawn Service. Photo / Greg Bowker

Tomorrow the country marks Anzac Day, the anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915. Here is a guide to services and parades in the upper North Island.

AUCKLAND REGION

Albany

Citizens Service 11am, Albany Coronation Hall, 21 Library Lane, Albany.

Auckland Central

Dawn Service 6am Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Domain.

Public Commemorative Service 11am Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Domain.

Avondale

Parade starts at 9.40am at the RSA's Layard St clubrooms, and travels along Rosebank and Great North Rds to St Ninians War Memorial for 10am service.

Birkenhead

Citizens Service 10am, Birkenhead War Memorial Park, Mahara Ave, Birkenhead.

Parade will leave the Mokoia Rd (near Huka Rd intersection) at 9.45am and will march via the Highbury Bypass and Mahara Ave to the service at the Birkenhead War Memorial Park.

College Rifles

Parade starts at 9.30am on Minto Rd, and travels along Remuera Rd and Haast St, ending at the rugby club rooms for a 9.45am service.

Devonport

Civic Service 10am, War Memorial, Marine Square, Devonport.

Parade will assemble at the New World supermarket carpark, Bartley Terrace, at 9.20am for a 9.50am departure to the War Memorial Marine Square.

Drury

Civic Service 11am, Drury Cenotaph. Assemble in the park next to the Jolly Farmer Inn at 10.45am.

East Coast Bays

Dawn Service 6am, War Memorial, Manly Esplanade, Browns Bay.

Parade will assemble at Bute Rd outside the RSA Clubrooms at 5.40am and march to the War Memorial for the service.

Citizens Service 8.45am, War Memorial, Manly Esplanade, Browns Bay. Parade will assemble at Bute Rd outside the RSA Clubrooms at 8.30am and will march to the memorial for the service.

Glenfield

Citizens Service 11.30am, Glenfield War Memorial Gardens, Hall Rd, Glenfield.

Parade will assemble outside the War Memorial Hall at 11.15am.

Glen Eden

Dawn Service 6am, Waikumete Cenotaph. Assemble opposite Sarona Ave, Glen Eden at 5.45am.

Citizens Service 11am, Waikumete Cenotaph. Assemble opposite Sarona Ave, Glen Eden at 10.45am.

Great Barrier Island

Noon service at Tryphena Hall, Tryphena.

Grey Lynn

Parade starts at 9.45am from the corner of Castle St, and travels along Richmond Rd and Francis St for a service outside the RSA clubrooms at 10am.

Helensville

Citizens' Commemorative Service 11am, War Memorial Hall, Commercial Rd, Helensville.

Parade will assemble at 10.45am outside the former Rodney District Council office on the corner of Commercial Rd and Rata St.

Henderson

Civic Service 11.30am, Henderson RSA. Assemble for parade at 11.25 at the Henderson Fire Station for march to the RSA.

Hobsonville

Civic Service 11am, Hobsonville RSA. Muster for parade at Hobsonville School at 10.15am. Parade departure 10.30am.

Howick

Dawn Service 6.10am, Howick RSA.

Parade will gather at 5.50am for march off at 6am.

Civic Service 11am, Howick RSA.

Parade will gather at 10.30am for march off at 10.45am.

Kaipara

Civic Parade 10.45am, marching from the Kaipara Tavern to the War Memorial Hall with a service following in the hall.

Kawau Island

Public Service 12pm, Kawau Island Yacht Club.

Manurewa

Dawn Parade Service 5.30am. March from the clubrooms to the Cenotaph.

Civic Parade 10.00am, with march from the clubrooms to the Cenotaph.

Mt Albert

Parade starts at 8.15am from the car park near the Alberton Ave shops, bound for an 8.30am service at the Mt Albert War Memorial Hall.

Mt Eden

Parade starts at 10.50am from Dexter Ave and travels along Dominion Rd to the Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 487 Dominion Rd, for an 11am service.

Mt Roskill

Parade starts at 9.25am from the intersection of Cullen Ave and May Rd and travels to the Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall for a 9.30am service.

Mt Wellington-Panmure

Parade starts at 9am from the RSA clubrooms at 11 Pleasant View Rd, travels a circuit around Jellicoe, Queens and Pilkington rds and then proceeds to the Panmure Community Centre, 13 Pleasant View Rd, for a 9.20am service.

New Lynn

Civic Service 9.30am, New Lynn RSA. Assemble behind Memorial Library at 8.45am for parade departure at 9am.

Newmarket

Parade starts at 9.45am from Teed St and travels down Broadway to the Olympic Park War Memorial (by The Olympic Pool) for a 10am service.

Northcote

Citizens Service 10.45am, War Memorial Hall, Rodney Rd, Northcote. Parade will assemble at Bartley Place off Queen St (near the Bridgeway Theatre) at 10.30am and at 10.40am will proceed along Queen St to the War Memorial Hall in Rodney Road for the service.

Onehunga

Parade departs at 9.45am from the corner of Trafalgar St and Onehunga Mall, travels to Church and Pearce sts, returns to Onehunga Mall and then proceeds to the RSA at 57 Princes St for a 10am service.

Orakei

Parade starts at 10.20am at the Kupe St car park and travels to the RSA at 178 Kepa Rd for a 10.30am service.

Otahuhu

Service starts at 10.30am at the Otahuhu War Memorial Monument followed by a march along Great South Rd to the Otahuhu Workingmen's Club.

Papakura

Dawn Service 6am, Cenotaph, Papakura. Assemble at 5.30am, Masonic Hall, cnr Wood and Duke Sts, ready to march at 5.45am.

Civic Service 9am. Assemble in Wood St carpark at 8.30am (opposite Police Station).

Papatoetoe

Dawn Parade 5.45am. Fall-in at the road adjacent to the Chapel carpark at Manukau Memorial Gardens (R.S.A cemetery).

Civic Parade 10.30am, Papatoetoe and Districts RSA. Procession will march from School Corner at 10.15am.

Parakai

Dawn Parade 6am, Cenotaph in Parakai Domain followed by a short service at the Servicemen's' Cemetery in Helensville.

Pt Chevalier

Parade starts at 10.30am from Alberta Street, travels along Pt Chevalier and Great North Roads, and finishes at the RSA, 1136 Great North Road, for a 10.50am service.

Pukekohe and Districts

Dawn Service 6am, Cenotaph at the War Memorial Town Hall.

Bombay Service 8.45am.

Buckland Service 9am.

Pokeno Service 9am.

Waiau Pa Service 10am.

Pukekohe Civil Service 11am, Town Hall.

Tuakau Civil Service 11am, Town Hall.

Riverhead

Memorial parade will take place at the Riverhead War Memorial Park gates at 9am.

St Heliers

Parade begins at 10am from Vellenoweth Green, Tamaki Drive, travels to the War Memorial, then continues on to Turua St to the Tamaki Ex-servicemen Association Hall for a 10.20am service.

Silverdale

Parade and march past the Cenotaph is scheduled to commence at 11.00am at Vipond Rd RSA.

A wreath-laying service will be held at Silverdale War Memorial Park (next to the Silverdale Rugby Club) at 12.15pm.

Swanson

Civic Parade 9am. Parade leaves Swanson School at 9am and marches to the Swanson RSA.

Takapuna

Civic service 9.30am, The Strand Plaza, The Strand, Takapuna.

Parade will assemble at the corner of Lake Rd and Sanders Ave for a 9.25am departure to The Strand.

Te Atatu

Civic Service 10am, Te Atatu Community Centre, Te Atatu Rd. Muster for parade at 9.30am, Hereford St, Te Atatu Peninsula. Parade departure 9.40am.

Titirangi

Citizens Service 10.30am, Titirangi War Memorial Carpark, South Titirangi Rd.

Muster in Titirangi Township at 10.10am to march to the Titirangi War Memorial carpark at 10.15am.

Waiheke Island

Dawn service, 5.50am, takes place at Anzac Reserve.

Civic service begins with a parade at 10.50am from Belgium St to the Waiheke War Memorial Hall for an 11am service.

Waimauku

Public service 11am, Memorial Hall, Waimauku.

A march back to the RSA will be at 11.30am for a wreath laying ceremony.

Waitakere

Civic Parade 11am, Waitakere RSA, Township Rd, Waitakere.

Warkworth

Dawn Parade 6am, War Memorial, Church Hill, Warkworth.

Civic Service and Parade 10.45am, War Memorial, Church Hill, Warkworth.

Parade fall in, 10.35am at the Anglican Church. Parade will then march to War Memorial for 10.45am service.

Wellsford

Dawn parade 5.45am, Wellsford Memorial Domain gates.

NORTHLAND REGION

Dargaville

Dawn Service 6am, Mt Wesley RSA Cemetery, Old Golf Course Rd, Dargaville.

Civic Service 10.30am, Northern Wairoa War Memorial Hall, Hokianga Road, Dargaville.

Hokianga District

Dawn Parade 6am, Cenotaph, Whirinaki.

Civil Service 9am, RSA Cemetery, Rawene.

Civic Parade and Service 11am, South Hokianga War Memorial Hall, SH12, Opononi.

Civil Service 1pm, War Memorial, Waiotemarama.

Kaikohe

Dawn Service 6.15am, Kaikohe Memorial Hall. Assemble at Kaikohe RSA at 5.45am for march off at 6am. Open invitation to the public afterwards.

Kaitaia

Dawn Service 6am, Kaitaia RSA. Muster at 5.45am.

Kawakawa

Assemble at Kawakawa Museum (the old library) at 8.30am, before marching to Johnson Park Memorial. Service will follow.

Kerikeri

Dawn Service 6am, Kerikeri RSA. Assemble at 5.45am.

Mangonui

Civic Service 11am, Mangonui Memorial Hall, Beach Rd, Mangonui.

Matakohe

Civic Service 10.30am, Matakohe War Memorial Hall, next to Kauri Museum.

Maungaturoto

Dawn Service 6am. Assemble for march at the Centennial Community Hall in View Rd from 5.45am.

Okaihau

Civic Service 11am. Assemble at school hall.

Paihia

Dawn Service 6.15am, Canterbury Propeller Memorial Service. Meet at Paihia Ex Servicemen's Club at 5.30am for march.

Ruawai

Civic Service 11am, Ruawai War Memorial Hall.

Russell

Dawn Parade 6.50am, Rawhiti Marae. Bus departs Russell RSA at 6am, with parade fall in at 6.40am.

Civic Parade 11am, Russell Cenotaph. Parade fall in outside the Russell RSA at 10.30am, for march to the Cenotaph at 10.50am. Parade will march to Christ Church at 11.30am for Church Service.

Long Beach Cemetery Service 12.30pm.

Whangarei and Districts

Dawn Service 6am, Field of Remembrance in Laurie Hall Park. Assemble in Rust Ave outside the RSA Clubrooms at 5.30am. Fall in at 5.45am.

Wreath Laying Ceremony 8am, Cenotaph, Rose St.

Commemoration Service 10am, Service's Section of the Maunu Lawn Cemetery.

Hikurangi Commemorative Parade - Fall in outside the Hikurangi Memorial Hall at 9.45am. Service at School Memorial at 10am.

Waipu Commemorative Parade - Fall in at the Pizza Barn at 10.45am. Service at the Presbyterian Church at 11am.

Tutukaka Coast Commemorative Dawn Parade will fall in at the Ngunguru Sports Complex at 6.15am with a parade and service to follow.

WAIKATO, KING COUNTRY, COROMANDEL, BAY OF PLENTY AND EAST COAST

Gisborne

Dawn Service 6am, Cenotaph, Kaiti Esplanade. Fall in outside Council Chambers at 5.40am.

Citizens Service 9.30am, Cenotaph, Kaiti Esplanade. Assemble Peel St at 9am.

28th Maori Battalion - Te Poho o Rawiri Marae - following Dawn Service.

Hamilton

Dawn Parade 6am, Memorial Drive Cenotaph. Fall in at 5.35am on the Cnr Knox and Victoria Sts to leave at 5.40am to march to the Cenotaph.

Civic Service 10am, Cenotaph. Fall in at 9.40am on the Cnr Knox and Victoria Sts to march to the Cenotaph at 9.45am.

Huntly

Dawn Service 6am, Cenotaph, Wright St, Huntly. Assemble at Huntly RSA from 5am. Parade to Cenotaph departs at 5.45am.

Cemetery Service 7.30am. Muster at cemetery gates at 7.20am.

Katikati

Dawn Service 6am, RSA Clubrooms, Cnr Henry and Main Rds, Katikati.

Civil Service 11am, Memorial Hall, Main Rd, Katikati.

Matamata

Dawn Service 6am, Cenotaph, Matamata Memorial Centre.

Cemetery Service, 8am.

Civic Service 9.30am, Cenotaph, Matamata Memorial Centre.

Walton Civic Service 11am, Walton Hall.

Morrinsville

Dawn Service 6am, War Memorial Centre, Canada St.

Civic Service 10.30am, Cenotaph, Howie Park, Thames St, Morrinsville.

Mount Maunganui

Dawn Parade 6am, Cenotaph, Mount Maunganui.

Assemble at Mt Drury at 5.45am, for march off at 5.55am.

Civic Memorial Service 9.30am, Cenotaph, Mount Maunganui.

Assemble at Mt Drury at 9.15am for march off at 9.25am.

Ngaruawahia

Civic Service 11am, Ngaruawahia Memorial Hall.

Opotiki

Dawn Service 7am, Torere Marae.

Civic Service 11am, Opotiki Cenotaph.

Paeroa

Dawn Service 6am, Cenotaph, Primrose Hill, Arney St, Paeroa.

Public Commemoration Service 9.15am, War Memorial Hall, Paeroa. Assemble in Wharf St behind RSA at 8.45am for march to Memorial Hall at 9am.

Pauanui

Dawn Service 5.45am, Pauanui Surf Lifesaving Club, Pauanui Boulevard.

Civil Service 11am, Pauanui Sports and Recreation Club, Sheppard Ave, Pauanui.

Putaruru

Dawn Service 6am, Garden of Memories, Main St, Putaruru.

Civic Service 9am, Plaza Theatre, Kensington St, Putaruru.

Rotorua

Dawn Service Assemble at Tama Te Kapua Marae at 5.40am for march at 5.50am.

Civic Service Assemble Lake End of Fenton St at 8.50am for step off at 8.55am. Service in the Convention Centre at 9.30am.

Tairua

Dawn Service 6am, Tairua Ex-Servicemen's Cemetery, Main Rd, Tairua.

Civil Parade 10.50am from Tairua Fire Station, Main Rd, Tairua, followed by Civil Service at Tairua Community Hall, Main Rd, Tairua.

Taumarunui

Dawn Service 6am , Wayside Cross. March from RSA at 5.45am.

Poppy Laying at New Cemetery and Old Cemetery 9am, Golf Rd. Service by Taumarunui Girl Guiding.

Civic Service 11am, Taumarunui War Memorial Hall. March from RSA at 10.40am.

Manunui Cemetery Service and laying of poppies 9.45am, by Taumarunui Scouts.

Matiere Service 11.15am at Matiere Hall. Service is held in conjunction with Ohura.

Taupo

Dawn Parade 6am, Cenotaph, Great Lake Centre, Taupo. Assemble at RSA Clubrooms, Horomatangi St, Taupo at 5.50am.

Civic Service 10.30am, Cenotaph, Great Lake Centre, Taupo. Assemble at Taupo Bowling Club at 10.20am for parade.

9am - Cemetery service for hoisting of the flag ceremony and laying of posies.

Tauranga

Dawn Service 6am, RSA Cenotaph, Cameron Road, Gate Pa. Assemble at Hayes Ave, Greerton at 5.45am for march off at 5.55am.

Civic Service 9am, Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Tauranga. Assemble for march at 8.30am, adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre.

Tauranga Cemetery Service, Pyes Pa 10.30am.

Te Aroha

Anzac Parade at Town Clock 10.30am. Assemble outside RSA clubrooms, Rewi St, Te Aroha at 10.15am, for march to clock.

Te Awamutu and Districts

Dawn Service 6am, Sunken Cross, Memorial Park.

Civic Service 11am, War Memorial, Anzac Green, Bank St, Te Awamutu.

Ohaupo Service 10.30am, Memorial Hall.

Kawhia Service 12.30pm.

Te Kuiti

Citizen's Parade 7.30am. Fall in on corner of King and Taupiri Sts for march to the Te Kuiti Arts Centre.

Te Puke

Civic Service 10.30am, Te Puke Memorial Hall. Fall in at 10.10am for a short march to the Memorial Hall

Tokaanu, Turangi and Districts

Dawn Parade 6am, Waihi Marae.

Cemetery Parade 10am.

Civic Service 11am, RSA Clubrooms. March from town centre to clubrooms at 10.45am.

Waihi

Dawn Service 6am, Waihi Memorial RSA Clubrooms, Seddon Street, Waihi.

Civil Service 11am, Waihi Memorial Hall, Seddon St, Waihi. March to Hall from Club Rooms at 10.45am.

Waihi Beach

Dawn Parade 6am, Waihi Beach RSA Car Park. Followed by Breakfast.

Citizens Service 9.30am, Waihi Beach RSA. Followed by Morning Tea.

Waiouru

Dawn Service 6am, Waiouru Military Camp, Waiouru.

Civic Service 11am, Waiouru Army Museum, Cnr State Highway 1 and Hassett Drive, Waiouru.

Whakatane and Districts

Dawn Parade 6am. Assemble at 5.30am at the RSA for fall in at 5.45am.

Ruatoki Service 6am. Assemble at 5.35am at the corner of Ohotu Rd, to march to Te Rewareawa Marae

Kawerau Service 6am. Assemble at 5.45am at the Navy Club for fall in at 5.50am, to march to Ron Hardie Memorial Centre.

Te Teko Service 9am, Kokohinau Marae. Assemble at the RSA at 8am, for wreathlaying at the War Memorial.

Matata Service 6am. Assemble at Rangitihi Marae at 5.30am for 5.45am call on.

Whangamata

Civic Service 11am, Whangamata War Memorial Centre. Assemble at the TCDC Building, Port Rd, Whangamata at 10.20am for fall in at 10.45am.

The Kiwi Blue Parachute Display will take place at Whangamata Area School at 10am, run by the Parachute Training Support Unit, RNZAF.

- NZ Herald

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