Anzac Day services 2014


Service: 11am at Albany Coronation Hall, 21 Library Lane.

Auckland Domain
Dawn service. Parade assembly: 5.30am in the Auckland War Memorial Museum underground carpark. Parade commences 5.45am - Parade marches on Cenotaph Rd to Court of Honour.
Service: 6am at Auckland Domain in front of museum.
Civic service. Parade assembly: 10.30am in the museum underground carpark. Parade commences: 10.45am - Parade marches on Cenotaph Rd to Court of Honour. Service: 11am at Auckland Domain in front of museum.

Parade assembly: 9.30am outside Avondale RSA clubrooms, 7 Layard St. Parade commences 9.40am. Service: 10am at St Ninians Memorial, corner Great North and St Georges Rds.

Service: 9am at Cenotaph, Awhitu.

Parade assembly 8.45am at Beachlands Charter Club carpark. Parade commences 9am. Service 9.30am at Beachlands School Hall.

Parade assembly: 9.40am at Mokoia Rd between bowling club and Colonial Rd. Parade commences 9.50am. Service: 10am at Birkenhead War Memorial Park, Mahara Ave.

Service: 8.45am at Cenotaph, Bombay Hall.

Service 8.30am at Buckland War Memorial.

Parade assembly: 9.15am, Clevedon War Memorial Hall. After laying of wreaths, parade will march to the Clevedon Community Hall. Service 9.30am at Clevedon Cenotaph.

Service: 7am at Coatesville Settlers Hall, 4 Mahoenui Valley Rd. Wet weather option: Service will be held in the hall.

Parade assembly: 9.25am at New World carpark, Bartley Tce. Parade commences 9.50am. Service: 10am at War Memorial, Marine Square.

Service: 11am at Drury War Memorial, Tui St.

East Coast Bays
Parade assembly: 5.20am at East Coast Bays RSA. Parade marches to Cenotaph on Manly Esplanade for service at 6am.

East Coast Bays
Parade assembly: 8.20am East Coast Bays RSA. Parade marches to the Cenotaph on Manly Esplanade. Service 8.45am at War Memorial, Manly Esplanade.

Service: 11am at 243-257 Marivare Reserve, Manukau Rd.

Parade assembly: 11.25am at Hall Rd and Glenfield Rd intersection. Parade marches to service 11.30am at Glenfield War Memorial Hall, Hall Rd.

Glen Eden
Parade assembly: 10.45am at Cenotaph, Waikumete Cemetery, corner Great North and Glenview Rds. Service: 11am at Cenotaph. Eden.

Great Barrier Island
Service: Noon at Tryphena Hall.

Parade departs fire station at 8.45am for service at War Memorial Park 9am.

Grey Lynn
Parade assembly: 9am on Castle St. Parade leaves at 9.15am, marching down Richmond Rd, turning left into Francis St for 9.30am services at Grey Lynn RSC Clubrooms.

Parade assembly: 10.45am outside the former Rodney District Council office, corner Commercial Rd and Rata St. Parade marches to War Memorial Hall, Commercial Rd, for service at 11am. Wreaths will be laid at the hall before the service.

Parade commences 11.25am at fire station, Railside Ave. Service: 11.30am at Henderson RSA.

Parade assembly: 10.15am at Hobsonville School. Parade commences 10.30am. Service: 11am at Hobsonville RSA.

Dawn parade assembly: 5.40am at Mellons Bay Rd, Howick. Parade commences 5.45am. Service: 6am at Stockade Hill, Howick.
Civic service: Parade assembly: 10.30am at Mellons Bay Rd. Parade commences: 10.45am. Service: 11am at Stockade Hill.

Service: 2pm at War Memorial Hall, 947 Kaipara Coast Highway, SH16. Wet weather option: Service in hall.

Service: 10.30am at flagpole outside Community Hall, Victory Rd.

Service: 11am at Leigh Cemetery.

Mangere Bridge
Parade assembly: 9am corner of Coronation Rd and Church St. Parade commences: 9.15am. Service: 10am at Memorial Hall, Domain Rd.

Civic parade assembly: 9.45am. Parade commences: 10am. Service: 10.30am at Cenotaph.

Mt Albert
Parade assembly: 9.15am at the Alberton Ave shops carpark. Parade commences: 9.25am. Service: 9.30am at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall, New North Rd.

Mt Eden
Parade assembly: 10.45am on corner of Dexter Ave and Dominion Rd. Parade commences: 10.50am, marching along Dominion Rd to Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 487 Dominion Rd, for 11am service.

Mt Roskill
Parade assembly: 9.15am on the corner of Cullen Ave and May Rd. Service: 9.30am at Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall, May Rd.

New Lynn
Parade assembly: Behind McDonald's in Memorial Square. Parade commences: 8.50am. Service: 9.30am at Memorial Square.

Parade and service. Parade assembly: 9.30am on corner of Teed and Osborne streets. Parade commences: 9.45am - walks along Broadway to Olympic Park. Service: 10am at Olympic Park.

Parade assembly: 10.30am in Bartley St off Queen St (near Bridgeway Theatre). Parade commences 10.40am. Service: 10.45am in front of War Memorial Hall, Rodney Rd.

Parade assembly: 9.15am in the service lane on the corner of Onehunga Mall and Arthur St. Parade commences 9.30am, marching along Onehunga Mall to RSA on the Princes St corner for 9.55am service.

Parade assembly: 10.15am at the Kupe St carpark. Parade commences: 10.20am, marching to the Orakei RSA, 178 Kepa Rd. Service: 10.30am. Wet weather option: Inside the RSA Clubrooms.

Dawn service: 6am at Otahuhu Lawn Cemetery, corner Luke St and Atkinson Ave.
Civic parade assembly: 9am at south end of Piki Thompson Way and Great South Rd. Parade commences 9.15am. Service: 9.30am at War Memorial, Great South Rd.

Otara/East Tamaki
Parade assembly: 7am Church of the Nazarene, East Tamaki Rd. Parade commences 7.30am. Service: 7.45am at Cenotaph, East Tamaki Domain, East Tamaki. Parking at East Tamaki Domain.

Service: 12.40pm at Remembrance Reserve.

Panmure/Mt Wellington
Parade assembly: 8.45am at 163 Queens Rd in the carpark. Parade leaves 9am for 9.15am service in Panmure Community Hall, 7-13 Pilkington Rd.

Dawn parade assembly: 5.40am at Papakura Masonic Hall, Wood St. Parade commences 5.45am. Service: 6am at Cenotaph, corner Great South and Opaheke Rds.
Civic parade assembly: 8.15am at Papakura police station, 64 Wood St. Parade commences: 8.30am. Service: 9am at Cenotaph.

Dawn parade assembly: 5.45am at Manukau Memorial Gardens. Parade commences 5.50am. Service: 6am in Manukau Memorial Gardens.
Civic parade and service. Wreath-laying: 9.45am at Central School, corner Great South Rd and St George St. Parade assembly: 10am at corner Great South Rd and St George St. Parade commences: 10.05am at corner Great South Rd and St George St. Service: 10.30am at Papatoetoe RSA, Wallace Rd.

Dawn parade assembly: 5.45am at Cenotaph, Parakai Domain. Parade: Commences at 6am. Service follows at Servicemen's Cemetery, Helensville.

Patumahoe/Waiau Pa
Civic service: 10.30am at Waiau Pa Hall, Waiau Pa Rd.

Parade assembly: Piha RSA. Parade commences: 1.50pm marching from Beach Valley to Marine Parade, finish at Lion Rock. Service: 2pm at Marine Parade (Lion Rock).

Dawn parade assembly: 5.40am at corner Roulston and Massey Aves. Parade commences: 5.45am. Service: 6am at Cenotap.

Pt Chevalier
Parade assembly: 10.15am on the corner of Alberta St and Pt Chevalier Rd. Parade commences: 10.30am, marching along Pt Chev Rd to Pt Chev RSA, 136 Great North Rd, for 10.45am service.

Parade assembly: 9.30am outside Old Post Office, Hall St. Parade commences: 9.45am. Service: 10am at Pukekohe Town Hall.

Parade assembly: 9.15am on Minto Rd. Parade commences: 9.30am. Service: 9.45am at College Rifles Rugby Clubrooms, 33 Haast St.

Service: 9am at Riverhead War Memorial Park gates.

St Heliers
Parade assembly: 9.45am on Vellonoweth Green. Parade commences 10am. Service: 10.20am, Brookfield Memorial, Tamaki Drive.

Service: 12.15pm at Silverdale War Memorial Park.

Stanmore Bay
Dawn parade assembly: 5.45am-6am Silverdale and Districts RSA, 43 Vipond Rd, Stanmore Bay. Parade commences: 6am. Service at RSA.
Civic parade assembly: 10.15am-10.30am RSA, 43 Vipond Rd, Stanmore Bay. Parade commences 11am. Service follows at RSA.

Parade assembly: 8.45am Swanson Primary School. Service: 9am at Swanson RSA.

Civic parade assembly: 9.15am on corner of Lake Rd and Sanders Ave. Parade commences: 9.25am. Service: 9.30am at War Memorial, 17 The Strand.

Te Atatu Peninsula
Parade assembly: Te Atatu Community House carpark 580 Te Atatu Rd. Parade commences 9.45am. Service: 10am at Jack Pringle Village Green.

Parade assembly: 10.10am at Lopdell House. Parade commences: 10.15am
Service: 10.30am at War Memorial Hall.

Upper Waiwera
Service: 2.30pm at Upper Waiwera Cenotaph.

Waiheke Island
Dawn parade assembly 5.30am at 10 Belgium St, Ostend. Parade commences: 5.40am. Service: 5.50am at Waiheke War Memorial Hall, corner of Belgium St and Ostend Rd.
Civic parade assembly: 10.50am at 10 Belgium St, Ostend shops. Parade commences: 11am. Service: 11.05am at Waiheke War Memorial Hall.

Dawn assembly: 5.45am at Cenotaph. Parade commences 6am. Service: 6am at Cenotaph, Waikumete Cemetery, corner Great North and Glenview Rds.

Service: 11am at Memorial Hall, Waimauku. Parade at 11.30am marches back to the RSA for wreath-laying ceremony.

Service: 11.10am at Waitakere RSA Clubrooms, Township Rd.

Civic parade assembly: 10.15am War Memorial Hall. Parade commences: 10.30am. Wreath-laying 10.55am at Waiuku Centotaph. Service: 11.15am at War Memorial Hall.

Dawn service: 6am at War Memorial, Church Hill.
Civic service: 10.30am at War Memorial. Wet weather option: Service will be in the fire station.

Dawn parade assembly: 5:45am at 1 Pt Albert Rd. Service: 5.45am at Wellsford Memorial Domain Gates.


Te Kao
Service, 11am. Potahi Marae, Far North Rd.

Dawn Service: 6am. Cenotaph Memorial Park, 9 Matthews Ave (marshal 5.45am, Kaitaia RSA, 18 Matthews Ave.)

Service: 11am. Mangonui Cenotaph, Waterfront Drive (Marshal 10.30am, Memorial Hall)

Dawn parade: 5:50am. 37 Cobham Rd (marshal 5.45am, RSA rear carpark). Community parade: 9.50am. 37 Cobham Rd (marshal 5.45am, RSA rear carpark).

Dawn parade and service: 6am. RSA, 158 Broadway. Parade assembles in the RSA carpark at 5.45am, and marches off at 6am to the Memorial Hall in Monument St, Kaikohe.

Dawn parade and service: Ngatiwai Marae, Russell Whakapara Rd (marshal 6.30am). Dawn parade at Ngaiotonga Marae at 7am. A service will also be held at Russell Serviceman's Cemetery at 9.30am. A civic service and parade will be held at Russell Cenotaph at 11am.

Dawn Parade Fall in at RSA - 5.40am, Laurie Hall Park Dawn Service - 6.10am, Rose St. Memorial - 8 am, Hukerenui -Monument RD Tapuhi - 9am, Maunu Lawn Cemetery - 10am, Kamo Memorial Hall - 10am, Manaia Club - 2pm.



Dawn parade: 6am. Waihi Memorial RSA, Seddon Rd, Waihi. Assemble at rear of building.

RSA Dawn Service: 6am. Tauranga RSA Memorial, 1237 Cameron Rd, Greerton, Tauranga. Dawn Parade: assemble on Hayes Ave at 5.45am, to march off at 5.55am. Service begins at 6am at the RSA memorial at 1237 Cameron Rd, Greerton.

Dawn Parade and Service: 6am. Muruika Soldier's Cemetery, Ohinemutu, Rotorua (Marshal - 5.40am).
Civic memorial service: 9.30am. Lake end, Fenton St, Rotorua (Marshal - 9.10am, lake end).

Dawn Parade and Service: 5.30am. Assemble at the corner of Victoria and Knox streets no later than 5.30am. The parade will march to the Cenotaph where a brief service will be held.
Civic Parade: 9.45am. The parade will march from Knox St at 9.45am travelling via Victoria St, Bridge St, and Memorial Drive to the Cenotaph by 10am.

Mt Maunganui
RSA Anzac Day Dawn Parade. 5.45am: Assemble at Mount Drury Reserve. 5.55am: March off. 6am: Service at Cenotaph. A new park and ride service for the dawn parade will be available from Kawaka St, behind Blake Park, to Maunganui Rd behind Mount Drury.

RSA Dawn Service: 5:45am: Assemble at Hayes Ave, Greerton. March off: 5:55am. Service: 6am at RSA Cenotaph, Cameron Rd, Greerton. If the weather is bad, the service will remain outside.
Tauranga Civic Memorial Service: 9am. Groups wishing to march in the parade must assemble next to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre at 8.30am.
9am: Service at the Cenotaph, Memorial Park. There is no firing of volleys this year.


Anzac Day commemorations include the following:

Dawn service of remembrance and hope
5.30am-6.30am, Wellington Cenotaph, Lambton Quay.
6.30am: At the end of the Dawn Service, the parade will march to Pipitea Marae on Thorndon Quay where the Mayor of Wellington will be hosting refreshments. Event proceeds rain or shine. Free and open to the public.

Dawn to dusk vigil: Tomb of the Unknown Warrior
6.15am-5pm, National War Memorial, Buckle St.
A vigil will be mounted at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior from dawn to dusk by a New Zealand Defence Force Catafalque Guard.

Wellington city citizens: Wreath-laying ceremony
10.20am (following Cathedral service), Wellington Cenotaph, Lambton Quay.
If raining, the wreath-laying ceremony will move inside the Cathedral (announcements on Newstalk ZB). Free and open to the public.

National commemorative service: Wreath-laying ceremony
11am, forecourt of Parliament Buildings, Molesworth St.
This outdoor ceremony has been moved from its usual location at the National War Memorial due to the reconstruction/refurbishment of the memorial.

Ataturk War Memorial: Wreath-laying ceremony
2pm, Ataturk Memorial, Tarakena Bay (near Moa Pt on Wellington's South Coast).
This ceremony honours the Turks who died defending their country. Symbolic of the strong bonds that can grow between countries who were formerly enemies, it recognises the enduring friendship that has emerged between New Zealand and Turkey since World War I.


Blenheim United memorial service: 11:00 at War Memorial, Seymour Square, Blenheim (marshal - 10:45am, Blenheim Library). Parade assembles at 10:45am at the Blenheim Library in Charles Street. At 10:55am the parade marches to the cenotaph, for a service commencing at 11:00am.

Dawn parade 06:15 at Cranmer Square, Montral St, Christchurch Central City (marshal - 6:00am, Cathedral Grammer School gates). The parade forms at Chester Street West, at gates of Cathedral Grammar School. March onto Cramner Square to the Christchurch temporary Cenotaph for a service.
Christchurch city citizens civic service 10:00 at Transitional Cathedral, Latimer Square.

Dawn parade 06:15 at Cenotaph Queens Gardens, Cnr Crawford & Rattray Streets, Dunedin.
Cromwell civic service: 10:00 at Memorial Hall, 32 Melmore Terrace, Cromwell (marshal - 9:30 am).
Mosgiel Memorial RSA service at 09:00. Mosgiel Cenotaph - Anzac Park, Gordon Road, Mosgiel, Dunedin (marshal - 8:45am, Mosgiel Memorial RSA). Parade from Mosgiel RSA to the cenotaph for an Anzac Day service in Anzac park, including a 21 gun salute, speaker, reveille, et cetera. Parade returns to Mosgiel RSA clubrooms for guest speakers and morning tea.

Dawn parade at 06:15 at the Greymouth Cenotaph, Cnr Ngarimu & Tainui Streets, Greymouth (marshal - 6:15am, BP Service Station, Tainui St). Dawn parade at 6:15am, followed by a service at Greymouth cenotaph. Services at cemetery & hospitals subsequently - 9:30am Greymouth Cemetery, 10:00am Greymouth hospital foyer. Transport is available to other nearby events afterwards (Blackball 11:00am from Greymouth RSA).

Civic service at 10:30. Don Street, 177 Don Street, Invercargill.

Dawn parade and service 06:30 at Cenotaph, Anzac Park Cnr Halifax/Rutherford St, Nelson (marshal - 6:00am, Millers Acre Info Visitors Centre). Parade and march to Anzac Park for a dawn service.
Nelson Civic Service: 09:00 at Cathedral Grounds at WWI Memorial, Nelson. Meet at the northeast corner of the cathedral grounds at the WWI memorial, or inside the cathedral if it is wet weather.

Dawn service at 6:30. A dawn service will be held at the World War I Memorial at 6:30am. Wreaths will be laid at the Oamaru Services Cemetery at 9:00am, followed by wreath laying at the Turikina Memorial.
Parade and memories service: Assemble at South African War Memorial at 10:30am. From there to World War I Memorial, then to the Garden of Memories for an 11:00am service. In the event of inclement weather, the parade will not be held, and a service will instead be held in the Oamaru Club hall in Severn Street at 10:30am.

Dawn service at 06:45. Memorial Gates, Marine Parade, Queenstown.
Parade at 09:15. Memorial Gates, Marine Parade, Queenstown (marshal - 9:00am). Civic service at 10:00 in the Queenstown Memorial Centre, 3 Memorial St, Queenstown (Anzac Day service, followed by morning tea in the memorial centre.)

Dawn service 6:00 at Cenotaph, Queen Street, Timaru (marshal - 5:45am).
Civic service: 10:00. WWI commemorative area behind Sound Shell, Caroline Bay, Timaru (marshal - 9:45am). A service including two minutes' silence, Last Post, reveille, wreath and poppy laying.

Can't find services in your centre? The RSA website can help.

- NZ Herald

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