Anzac Day Commemorations
25 April 2013 05:30 a.m.
25 April 2013 05:00 p.m.
RSA members, citizens and visitors are invited to gather together to commemorate Anzac Day 2013 at locations around the district.
Dawn Parades are held in Ōtaki and Paraparaumu, as follows:
Fall In: 5.45am
March Off, Ōtaki Memorial Hall to Memorial Park
Commemorative Service and Wreath Laying: 6.00am
Fall In: 6.20am
March Off, Hospital Gates, Tutanekai St, Paraparaumu
Memorial Gates, Tutanekai St, Paraparaumu
Service Cemeteries Commemoration: 7.55am
To be held at both Paraparaumu Service Cemeteries
Breakfast for Dawn Parade attendees.
Community groups/organisations and the public are warmly invited to show their respect on Anzac Day and join the Citizens' Parades.
Fall In: 9.20am
Service groups and public assemble inside the hospital gates; youth groups assemble outside.
Commemorative Service starts on arrival at War Memorial Gates, Tutanekai St, Paraparaumu
Tea and coffee will be served afterward at the RSA.
Traditional get-together for Members after the Citizens' Parade.
Fall In: 8.15am
March Off, corner Ocean Road and The Parade to Memorial Hall.
Commemorative Service and Wreath Laying: 8.40am
Memorial Address, Last Post and Reveille: 9.15am
Fall In: 10.45am
March Off, Elizabeth St to War Memorial Centre
Commemorative Service and Wreath Laying: 11.00am
Beating the Retreat Ceremony: 4.55pm
Servicemen's Cemetery, Anzac Road, Ōtaki
For further information regarding the Services at Waikanae and Ōtaki please contact Pat Bloxham, 06 364 6221 or for Paraparaumu contact Gordon Strachan, 04 902 2044.
Anzac Day commemorations - Otaki
RSA website - Anzac Day