Find your Anzac Day Service here

NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Tue, 24 Apr 2018, 7:20AM
Anzac Day dawn service at the Auckand War Memorial Museum and Cenotaph. (Photo / Michael Craig)
Anzac Day dawn service at the Auckand War Memorial Museum and Cenotaph. (Photo / Michael Craig)

Find your Anzac Day Service here

NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Tue, 24 Apr 2018, 7:20AM

The sacrifices and valour of our servicemen and women will be honoured at services up and down New Zealand tomorrow.

Honouring those who have served our country, at home and offshore, include dawn parades, civic services and the laying of wreaths at memorials - including at the Ataturk Memorial on Wellington's coastline.

READ MORE: Your weather: Fine Anzac Day on the cards for most of NZ



Service: 11am at Albany Coronation Hall, 21 Library Lane
Albany Sanders Reserve Dawn Service
Service: 6am at 142-178 Sanders Rd, Albany

Auckland Domain

Dawn service
Parade assembly: 5:30am in the Auckland War Memorial Museum underground carpark
Parade commences: 5.45am marching on Cenotaph Rd to Court of Honour
Service: 6am at Auckland Domain in front of Auckland War Memorial Museum
Civic service
Parade assembly: 10.30am in the Auckland War Memorial Museum underground carpark
Parade commences: 10.45am marching on Cenotaph Rd to Court of honour
Service: 11am Auckland Domain in front of Auckland War Memorial Museum


Parade assembly: 9.30am at 48 Rosebank Rd 
Parade commences: 9.40am
Service: 10am at St Ninian's Memorial, corner of Great North and St Georges Rds, Avondale


Service: 8.30am at Cenotaph.


Parade assembly: 9am at Beachlands Charter Club carpark. 
Parade commences: 9.15am
Service: 9.30am at Beachlands School Hall, Beachlands


Parade assembly: 9.40am on 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 Bombay War Memorial

Bucklands Beach

Service: 9.45am at Bucklands Beach War Memorial


Service: 9.30am at Clevedon Cenotaph
Parade commences: After laying of wreaths, parade will march to the Clevedon Community Hall for the remainder of the service


Service: 7am Coatesville Settlers Hall, 4 Mahoenui Valley Rd, Coatesville


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


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

East Coast Bays

Parade assembly: 5.30am at East Coast Bays RSA. 
Parade commences: 5.35am
Service: 6am at War Memorial, Manly Esplanade, Browns Bay

Service: 11am at the Epsom War Memorial, Marivare Reserve, corner of Manukau and Ranfurly Rds


Parade assembly: 11.25am at Hall and Glendfield Rds intersection. 
Parade commences: After assembly
Service: 11.30am at Glenfield War Memorial Hall, Hall Rd

Glen Eden

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

Great Barrier Island

Service: 12pm at Tryphena Hall, Tryphena

Grey Lynn

Parade assembly: 9am on Castle St.
Parade commences: 9.30 from corner of Castle St, marching Richmond Rd and turning left onto Francis St. 
Service: 9.45am at Grey Lynn RSC Clubrooms, 1 Frances St.


Parade assembly: 10.45am on the corner of Rata St and Commercial Rd. 
Parade commences: 11am. 
Service: 11.15am outside the Memorial Hall


Parade commences: 11.15am 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


Parade assemble: 5.45am at Mellons Bay Rd, Howick 
Parade commences 5.55am. 
Service: 6.05am at Stockdale Hill, Howick


Service: 9.30am at War Memorial Hall, 947 Kaipara Coast Highway, SH16 Auckland

Kawau Island

Service: 12.30pm at Kawau Island Boating Club


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


Parade assembly: 10.50am at Harbour View Rd
Parade commences: 11am
Service: Leigh Cemetery on arrival of parade
Wet weather option: Leigh Community Hall

Mangere Bridge

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


Parade assembly: 5.40am at Manurewa RSA Maich Rd. 
Parade commences: 5.45am
Service: 6am at cenotaph on corner of Great South Rd and Hill Rd, Manurewa


Service: 10am at Matakana War Memorial

Mt Albert

Parade assembly: 9.10am at Alberton Ave shops carpark. 
Parade commences: 9.25am
Service: 9.30am at Mt Albert War Memorial Cenotaph and Hall, 773 New North Rd.

Mt Eden

Parade assembly: 10.40am corner of Dexter Ave and Dominion Rd
Parade commences: 10.50am parade marches along Dominion Rd to Mt Eden War Memorial Hall
Service: 11am

Mt Roskill

Parade assembly: 9.55am on the corner of Cullen Ave and May Rd.
Parade commences: 10.10am. 
Service: 10.15am at Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall, 13 May Rd
Wet weather option: Inside Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall

New Lynn

Parade assembly: 8.45am behind McDonalds in Memorial Square
Parade commences 9am
Service 9.30am at New Lynn RSA


Parade assembly: 8.45am on corner of Teed and Osborne Sts 
Parade commences: 9am along Broadway to Olympic Park 
Service: 9.15am at Olympic Park


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


Parade assembly: 9am corner of Onehunga Mall and Arthur St 
Parade commences 9.30am 
Service: 10am at Onehunga RSA, corner of Onehunga Mall and Princes St


Parade assembly 10.10am at the Kupe St Carpark
Parade commences 10.15am 
Service: 10.30am at Orakei RSA Clubrooms, 178 Kepa Rd

Orere Pt

Parade assembly: 7.45am at the local school
Service: 8am at Orere War Memorial Hall, 289 Orere Point Rd

Otahuhu services

Dawn Service: 6.30am at Otahuhu Cemetery, Luke St 
Civic Service: Parade assembly: 9am at south end of Piki Thompson Way and Great South Rd, Otahuhu 
Parade commences: 9.15am. 
Service: 9.30 at Otahuhu War Memorial, Great South Rd, Otahuhu

Otara/East Tamaki

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


Service: 12.45pm at Remembrance Reserve, Orewa

Panmure/Mt Wellington

Parade assembly 9.15am at 163 Queens Rd carpark 
Parade commences 9.30am
Service: 10am at Panmure Community Hall, 7-13 Pilkington Rd


Parade assembly: 5.40am Papakura Police Station, 64 Wood St
Parade commences: 5.45am
Service: 6am Cenotaph Corner Great South Rd and Opaheke Rd


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


Parade assembly: 5.45am at Cenotaph, Parakai Domain 
Parade: 6am 
Service: 6.30am at the Helensville Servicemen's Cemetery, Garfield Rd, Helensville

Patumahoe/Waiau Pa

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)


Parade assembly: 5.40am on corner of Roulston and Massey Aves, Pukekohe 
Parade commences 5.45am
Dawn service: 6am at Cenotaph, Pukekohe

Pt Chevalier

Parade assembly 10am on the corner of Alberta St and Pt Chevalier Rd
Parade commences: 10.30am 
Service: 11am at Pt Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Rd

Remuera/College Rifles

Parade assembly: 8.45am on Minto Rd
Parade commences 9am. 
Service: 9.20am at College Rifles Rugby Clubrooms, 33 Haast St


Service: 9am at Riverhead War Memorial Park Gates


Service: 12.15pm at Silverdale War Memorial Park Hibiscus Coast

St Heliers

Parade assembly: 9.30am on Vellonoweth Green 
Parade commences: 9.45am
Service: 10am St Heliers War Memorial , Tamaki Drive


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


Parade assembly: 9.15am on corner of Lake Rd and Sanders Ave, Takapuna.
Parade commences: 9.25am
Service: 9.30am at War Memorial, 1-7 The Strand, Takapuna

Te Atatu Peninsula

Parade assembly: Te Atatu Community House carpark, 580 Te Atatu Rd
Parade commences 9.40am
Service: 10am at Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre

Upper Wairewa

Service: 2pm at Upper Waiwera Cenotaph

Waiheke Island

Parade assembly: 5.30am at 10 Belgium St, Ostend shops 
Parade commences: 5.45am
Service: 5.50am at at Waiheke War Memorial Hall, corner of Belgium St and Ostend Rd
Civic parade assembly: 10.45am at 10 Belgium St, Ostend shops
Civic parade commences: 11am
Civic service: 11.10am at Waiheke War Memorial Hall, corner Belgium St and Ostend Rd

Waikumete Civic Parade and Service

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


Service: 11am at Memorial Hall, Waimauku 
Parade commences: 11.30am following the service, march back to the RSA for wreath-laying ceremony


Service: 11.10am at Waitakere RSA Clubrooms, Township Rd


Parade assembly: 10.15am at War Memorial Hall, Waiuku 
Parade commences 10.30am 
Wreath laying ceremony: 10.55am at Cenotaph, Waiuku 
Service: Noon at War memorial Hall, Waiuku


Parade assembly: 5.45am at Warkworth RSA. 
Parade commences: 5.50am
Dawn service: 6am at War Memorial, Church Hill.
Civic parade: 10.10am at Warkworth RSA
Civic parade commences: 10.15am
Civic service: 10.30am at War Memorial, Church Hill, Warkworth


Parade assembly 5.45am at 1 Point Albert Rd 
Parade commences: 6am
Service: 6.45am at RSA, 1 Olympus Rd, Wellsford

 A complete list of every Auckland service can be found here



Parade assembles: 5.45am to march to Kerikeri RSA Cenotaph, Cobham Rd
Civic service: 10.30am at the Field of Remembrance, Kerikeri Library


Parade assembles: 5.55am at Kaikohe RSA carpark
Parade marches at 6am to Kaikohe Memorial Hall. A service will be conducted on arrival at the memorial, then marching back to the RSA for refreshments and fellowship


Parade assembly: 5.40am along Rust Ave, through town to Laurie Hall Lane. 
Service commences: 6.10am
Return march back to Whangarei RSA at the conclusion of the service.


Parade assembly: 5.45am at the Ngaruawahia fire station, Herschel St
Dawn parade: 6am, Field of Remembrance, Great South Rd
Civic service: 11.00am Ngaruawahia War Memorial Hall, Galileo St


Parade commences: 5.45am from Knox St proceeds via Victoria St, Anzac Pde (former Bridge St) and Memorial Dr
Dawn service: 6am begins at Memorial Park
Civic Parade: 9.45am leaves from Knox St, proceeds via Victoria St Anzac Pde (former Bridge St) and Memorial Dr
Civic service: 10am at Memorial Park


Parade assembly: 8.30am next to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre
Service: 9am at Memorial Park, Devonport Rd, Tauranga



Parade assembly: 5.45am at Ohinemutu
Parade commences: 5.50am to Muruika Soldiers' Cemetery (by St Faith's Church)
Dawn Service: 6am


Dawn service: 5.45am outside the Kawerau Ex Navalmen's Club, Onslow St


Civic service: 9.30am at the cenotaph on the Esplanade, parade will commence after the service.


Dawn service at the National Army Museum from 6am, then a Civic Service at 11am


The Wairoa District Anzac Day Dawn Service begins at 5am at Kaiuku Marae, Mahia Peninsula
The Wairoa District ANZAC Day Parade and Civic Service begins at 11.15am Wairoa War Memorial Hall


Dawn Service at Marine Parade Sound Shell starting at 6am. Other major events include a 9am service at Eskdale Church and an 11am Civic Service at Memorial Square


Dawn Service at the Civic Square Cenotaph, with people to gather from 5.30am


Parade assembles: 5.50am outside Taupo RSA to march to the Great Lake Centre, Tongariro St.
Dawn service commences: 6am

New Plymouth

Dawn service: 6am at the cenotaph, corner of Queen and St Aubyn Sts.


Dawn service: 6am at the war memorial on Memorial Pl



Parade assembly: 5.10am outside the Davis Library
Parade starts: 5.15am
Dawn service: 5.25am, held on the forecourt of the Whanganui War Memorial Centre, Queens Park

Palmerston North

Dawn parade assembles: 5.30am on Church St between Grand Hotel and All Saints Church. Any RSA veterans in wheelchairs assemble outside Main St, opposite the iSite. 
Dawn service commences: 6am
Breakfast service opens at 7am Cosmopolitan Club.
Civic service: 9am


Dawn Service commences: 6am at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
National Commemoration Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at 11am
From 12.30pm wreath laying will take place at the Ataturk Memorial, Tarakena Bay


Civic service: 9am at the Peace Memorial at Te Rauparaha Park

Upper Hutt

Parade assembly: 5.30am at Queen St carpark (behind ANZ)
Parade march: 5.45am march on to Upper Hutt Civic Centre
Dawn service: 6am

Lower Hutt

Parade assembles: 5.45am outside the Civic Centre, Laings Rd, Lower Hutt
Dawn service: 6am held at cenotaph, next to the Lower Hutt Memorial Library, Riddiford Gardens, Anzac Lawn



Dawn service: 6am at Picton War Memorial, London Quay, Picton


Day service: 11am Seymour Square, 92 High St, Blenheim, Marlborough


Dawn service: 6am at the Kaikoura Memorial Hall, 32 Esplanade, Kaikoura


Parade commences: 6.30am from the RSA building on Armagh St to Cranmer Square
Dawn service: 6.30am in Cranmer Square
Citizen's service: 10.00am at Cardboard Cathedral


Dawn service: 6.30am at the Cenotaph Baring Square West
Civic service and wreath laying: 11am at the Cenotaph Baring Sq West


Parade service: 6.15am march on Cnr Crawford and Rattray Sts cenotaph, Queens Gardens
Service: 9am Anzac Square service, Dunedin Railway station Passchendaele Plaque


Dawn parade: 6.50am on Victoria Ave
Dawn service: 7am Invercargill Cenotaph Dee St followed by a civic service at the Invercargill Workingmens Club at 7.45am


Dawn parade: 7am Bluff Memorial Grove, Flagstaff Rd
Main parade: 11am at the Bluff Cenotaph, Marine Parade. Please assemble at the Bluff Four Square Carpark, Gore St, at 10.50am. All welcome back to the Bluff RSA for morning tea.

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