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Anzac Day services 

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Auckland Anzac Day services

Auckland’s central Anzac Day service is hosted at the Auckland Domain with the service starting at 6am. Prior to this the veterans will meet and march to the cenotaph before taking their places for the dawn service to start at the Court of Honour at the domain.

For those wanting to continue Macleans College Chorale will then host a programme of remembrance and reflection from 6.40am.

If you need parking options, these are the closest car parks we have to the service:

Auckland Domain – Parnell Road, Kingdon Street, The Davis Kingdon car park, 81 Carlton Gore Road,  80 on Broadway.

For a list of other Auckland Anzac Day services, click here.

Wellington Anzac Day services

The dawn service in central Wellington starts at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at 5:30am with marches gathering ready to head to Anzac Square from 6am. The day then continues with Wellington’s Citizens’ Wreath Laying Service Cenotaph Precinct at corner of Lambton Quay and Bowen Street at 9am.

They’ll also be an Anzac Day National Commemoration Service at 11am at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park for those who can’t make the 6am service.

If you need parking options, these are the closest car parks we have to the services:

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park – Top of Tory, Vivian Street, Kniggle Avenue, The Basin, 29 Marion Street, 28 Adelaide car park

Cenotaph Precinct Lambton Quay – Mowbray Street, Wellington Cathedral, Hill Street, , NTT Tower Ballantrae Place, 99 The Terrace car park (Please note this carpark is ParkMate payment only)

Other Wellington Anzac Day services:

Brooklyn Anzac Day Service - Brooklyn School, Washington Avenue at 10.30am.

Makara Anzac Day Service - St Matthias, 379 Makara Road at 10am.

Karori Anzac Day Service - Karori Normal School Grounds at 11am.

Ataturk Memorial Service - Ataturk Memorial, Tarakena Bay, Strathmore at 2.30pm

Christchurch Anzac Day services

For the first time since the 2011 earthquakes the Anzac Day dawn service will be held at Cathedral Square at the recently re-opened Citizen’s war memorial. The service will take place from 6.15am-8am where war veterans will march from, Worcester Street to Cathedral Square.

If you need parking options, these are the closest car parks we have to the service:

Cathedral Square – 126-130 Hereford Street, 157 Hereford Street, 50 Cathedral Square, The Hereford Street car park, 148 Gloucester Street, 164 Hereford Street.

For those who can’t make the service, you can watch the cathedral square service via this link.

Other Christchurch area Anzac Day services:

Papanui Anzac Day service - Papanui RSA parking area, 9.30am.

New Brighton Anzac Day service -Cenotaph, Marine Parade, 10.00am.

Heathcote Anzac Day service -War Memorial (Martindale-Bridal Path-Flavell), 6.15am. 

Lyttelton Anzac Day service - War Memorial, Albion Square, 10.00am.

Templeton Anzac Day service - Templeton RSA, Banks Street, 11.00am.

Aranui Anzac Day service -St Ambrose Church, 11.00am.

Sumner Anzac Day service  - RSA Memorial Gates, 11.00am.

Akaroa Anzac Day service - War Memorial, 11.30am.

Little River Anzac Day service - Community Centre, 9.30am.

Halswell Anzac Day service - War Memorial/Domain, 9.00am.

Citizens’ Service - Transitional Cathedral, Latimer Square. 10.00am.