ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Whitianga

ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Whitianga

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Location

Address
Soldiers Memorial Reserve, Albert Street
Post Code
3510

Phone

Name
Bruce Collier
Land Line
866 0284

Hours

5.45am Form up for parade at Mercury Bay Club (Corner Cook and Campbell)
6am Soldiers and supporters march from Mercury Bay Club to Soliders Memorial
6am onwards Soldiers Memorial ANZAC Dawn Service (breakfast at Mercury Bay Club to follow).

Event Info

Event Date
April 25, 2018
Start Time
6:00AM
ANZAC day dawn service Whitianga Soldiers Memorial Reserve

What to Expect

The ANZAC day dawn service in Whitianga will be held at Soldiers Memorial Park.  

All are welcome to attend this ANZAC day dawn service in Whitianga and are invited back to the Mercury Bay Club for breakfast.  The service will take place rain or shine.

There will be a display of war memorabilia at the Mercury Bay Club.  Crew from the HMNZS Manawanui may be in attendance at the Parade.

Participating in the parade
  • All descendants of returned service personnel are welcome to participate in the parades.
  • Returned service personnel are asked to wear their medals and decorations.
  • Descendants of returned service personnel marching in the parades are asked to wear medals on the right upper portion of their apparel.
Laying of wreaths:
If you would like to lay a wreath at the dawn service please contact Bruce Collier (to ensure you are on the roll call for wreaths).

Getting there:
Please note that a free ferry leaves from Ferry Landing for Whitianga at 5.15am.  It is a free service for those who wish to attend the dawn parade. Please note that normal ferry services and fees will resume from 7.30am.

Poppies will be available at the Mercury Bay Club and at sites in town from the 20th April.
Whitianga ANZAC day dawn service
Whitianga Anzac Day dawn service crowds looking on
Soldiers parading Anzac Day Dawn service Whitianga

Contact Us

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Location

Address
Soldiers Memorial Reserve, Albert Street
Post Code
3510

Phone

Name
Bruce Collier
Land Line
866 0284

Hours

5.45am Form up for parade at Mercury Bay Club (Corner Cook and Campbell)
6am Soldiers and supporters march from Mercury Bay Club to Soliders Memorial
6am onwards Soldiers Memorial ANZAC Dawn Service (breakfast at Mercury Bay Club to follow).

Event Info

Event Date
April 25, 2018
Start Time
6:00AM
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