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Each year on 25 April -- Anzac Day -- New
Zealanders (and Australians) mark the
anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of
1915. On that day, thousands of young men,
far from their homes, stormed the beaches
on the Gallipoli Peninsula in what is now
modern Turkey. For nine long months New
Zealanders, Australians and allies from
France and the British Isles ba led harsh
conditions and Turkish
were desperately ghtin
By the time the campaig
120,000 men had died:
Turkish soldiers and 44,
French soldiers, includin
Australians. Among the
young New Zealanders,
"We live so much under the shadow of sudden deat
times. Life is normally complicated, here it is savag
sleep when and where you can, and above all, grin a
tter than an anxious look. Worrying is not goo
Lest we fo
10.45am parade to be
followed at 11am by a ser vice at
Parade to monument on hill for wreath
laying, then retire to Arrowtown Bowling
Guest speaker: Hon Bill English, MP for
AWARUA -- 10am
Ser vice to be held at the Memorial Hall in
Tisbury. Wreaths will be laid at the end of the
Guest speaker: Eric Roy, MP for Invercargill
BALFOUR -- 10am
e parade departs from the Sports Ground
gates at 9.45am for a service at the Balfour
Public Hall at 10am, followed by wreath
laying at the Memorial Plaques.
Cups of tea and refreshments will be provided
following the service
Parade Marshal: Alister Lee
Padre: Jackie Bu
Guest Speaker: Mr Je Grant
BLUFF -- 7am and 10.45am
6.45am Assemble at Memorial Grove. Service
starts at 7am.
10.45am Meet at rear of Blu Memorial RSA
and march to the Cenotaph.
COLAC BAY -- 8.45am
A wreath-laying ceremony will be held at the
DIPTON -- 10am
A service is to be held in the Dipton Memorial
Hall at 10am. Morning tea to follow.
Speaker: Paul McCulloch
EDENDALE -- 9am
Parade to assemble at the baths at 8.45am for
a service to be held at the monument at 9am.
GORE: DAWN PA DE SERVICE --
Will be held at the Cenotaph following the
parade of ex-ser vice personnel, service groups,
Scouts, Guides etc., which is to assemble
on the corner of Mersey and Main streets at
6.30am and be led by the Gore Pipe Band
and o cial wreath bearers. Wreaths may be
placed at this service. ere will be a live
video feed from the cenotaph to the RSA
RSA Members, participants and friends are
welcome back to the RSA Clubrooms at the
conclusion of the parade. A reserved table has
been set aside for returned servicemen. e
bistro will be open for breakfast from 8am to
11am and again in the evening from 5pm to
approximately 7.30pm. A light lunch from
the bistro will also be available. ere will
be musical entertainment at the clubrooms
throughout the day.
Guest Speaker: Major Lance Nickolas
GORGE ROAD -- 9am
Ser vice at the Gorge Road War Memorial
followed by a cup of tea at the Community
HERIOT -- 11am
Assemble at the Heriot Community
Centre at 11am for the service,
which concludes with a ag-raising
ceremony. Refreshments to follow at the
Chairman: Ian Alexander
Parade Marshal: John Murray
Guest Speaker: Je Rea
INVERCARGILL: DAWN PA DE
SERVICE -- 7am
Ex-Service personnel to parade on Victoria
Avenue at 6.45am.
is ANZAC Day ser vice at the war memorial
in Dee Street is the only Parade Service
to be held in Invercargill and will be of
approximately 30 minutes duration. Service
organisations, schools and the public are
invited to participate in the service during
which there will be the opportunity to lay
wreaths at the Cenotaph.
As this service will be broadcast live it
would be appreciated if everyone could
be in a endance not later than 6.55am.
e broadcast on Radio Southland 96.4FM
is kindly sponsored by the Invercargill
A printed order of service will be available.
Following the service co ee will be served
in the Invercargill Workingmen's Club
which will be open to the public all
day. Shindig will b
11am until 5pm.
and Pippins will
lay poppies on
graves at 8.30am,
followed by a short combined Guides,
Brownies & Pippins and RSA ceremony at
e public are cordially invited to this
INVERCARGILL: 2nd NZEF -- 10.30am
Service at the 2nd NZEF clubrooms in Don
Guest speaker: Darren Ludlow, Invercargill
LORNEVILLE -- 10am
Service to be held at the Wallacetown
Community Centre followed by morning tea
at the Wallacetown Fire Station.
LUMSDEN -- 7am
e ser vice will be held at the monument at
7am. Assemble at the Senior Citizens Hall at
Cup of tea/co ee at the Senior Citizens Hall
at conclusion of service.
MATAU -- 7am
Assemble at the Alliance Butcher shop in
Bridge Street at 6.45am. Refreshments at the
RSA clubrooms to follow.
Minister: Rev Tau Ben Unu
Parade Marshal: Peter Craik
MOSSBURN -- 7am
embers of the public
are asked to assemble at
the Senior Citizen's Rooms from
6.30am for a service at 7am. Refreshments to
follow, everyone welcome.
MYROSS BUSH -- 10am
Service at the Myross Bush District Hall
followed by tea/co ee.
OHAI -- 10am
Service at the Ohai RSA rooms.
Minister: Rev Ivan Smith JP
O WIA -- 7am
Assemble at the Orawia Monument at
6.50am. Cup of tea to follow at the Orawia
OREPUKI -- 9am
A wreath laying ceremony will be held at the
Orepuki School Memorial Gates
OTAUTAU -- 7am
A dawn service parade will be held at the
war memorial in Main Street, followed by
morning tea at the Fire Station.
O ciating: Fr Vaughan Leslie
Parade Marshal: Alan Brown
Marker: John McAlister
QUEENSTOWN -- 6.45am and 9.15am
6.45am: Dawn ser vice at Memorial Gates,
Marine Parade, Queenstown.
9am: Gather at Memorial Gates, Marine
9.15am: Parade Commences from Memorial
Gates to Memorial Centre.
9.40am: Commemorative Service, Memorial
10.30am (approx): Dedication and wreath
laying, Memorial Centre.
11am: Morning Tea.
Guest speaker: Hon Bill English, MP of
RIVERSDALE -- 10am
Following a service in the Community
Centre at 10am the parade will march to
the Cenotaph for the wreath laying. A cup
of tea and refreshments will follow at the
Community Centre. All welcome.
Guest Speaker: Corporal Aaron Horrell
Parade Marshal: Tracy Hicks, Gore District
RIVERTON -- 7am and 10.15am
e dawn service will commence at 7am
with a parade at the rst monument in
Palmerston Street, departing from the RSA.
Participants are invited to return to the RSA
for breakfast followed by the second parade at
10.15am which will involve a march to both
monuments (the second one is across the
bridge) for wreath-laying ceremonies.
SEAWARD DOWNS -- 11am
Wreath laying with a cup of tea to follow.
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
SOURCE: NZ History online
' e Gallipoli campaign', h p://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-gallipoli-campaign/
Anzac Day Services
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