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Anzac Day 2017

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Anzac Day – Tauranga Civic Memorial Service 2017

Join us as we honour the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli and remember those involved in other conflicts at this year’s Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service at 9am on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 at Memorial Park, Tauranga.  

Anzac Day Service sheet (960kb pdf)

Parade information 
Groups wishing to march in the parade please assemble by 8.30am next to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. 

Wreaths 
Organisations or groups that want to lay a wreath during the service please email Michaela Blackman.

Wreaths laid during the service will be removed from the cenotaph at dusk on Anzac Day. Organisations may collect their wreaths from the Tauranga RSA at 1237 Cameron Road, Greerton, from Wednesday, 26 April until Friday, 28 April 2017.  Wreaths not collected by 5pm on Friday, 28 April 2017 will be disposed of.

Park & Ride / Car parking 
A free Park & Ride service will be available from Tauranga Boys’ College to Memorial Park between 8am and 8.40am, with returning buses immediately following the Civic Memorial Service. 

Car Parking will be available in the Tauranga Boys’ College Car Park off Devonport Road (between Thirteenth and Fourteenth Avenues), with marshals onsite to assist people with making their way to the buses.  Buses will drop off at the QEYC car park, which is also the pick-up point after the Civic Memorial Service.  All park ’n’ ride buses are accessible for the mobility impaired.

No additional parking will be provided at Memorial Park, however PAK’nSAVE located on Cameron Road, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues have made their above ground car park available for people attending the Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service to use.

Car parking for mobility card holders ONLY will be available outside the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. 

Wet weather contingency
In the event of inclement weather, the Civic Memorial Service will be held in the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. No parade will take place in this instance.

ANZAC day Ceremony Site Map 2017 (86kb pdf)

Road closures: 

From 8am to 11am on Tuesday, 25 April 2017*:

Fraser Street – between Eleventh and Thirteenth Avenues
Eleventh Avenue – between Fraser Street and Devonport Road (including the roundabout)
*Mobility card holders will be moved through the road closures.

2017 Anzac Day services in and around Tauranga

Mount Maunganui

Event location Times Description Contact
Mount Maunganui Cenotaph
(Marine Parade – opposite
Mount Drury)

No wet weather contingency

5.45am
to 7am
Dawn Parade
5.45am – Assemble at Mount Drury
5.55am – March off
6am – Service commences
Mount Maunganui
RSA – 07 575 4477

Mount Maunganui Cenotaph
(Marine Parade – opposite
Mount Drury)

Wet weather contingency at
Mount Maunganui

RSA, 544 Maunganui Road

9.15am to 
10.30am
Memorial Service
9.15am – Assemble at Mount Drury
9.25am – March off
9.30am – Service commences
Mount Maunganui
RSA – 07 575 4477

 

Road Closures:

From 5.55am to 7am and again from 9.25am to 11am Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Marine Parade – between Commons and Banks Avenues.

Park & Ride service (Dawn Parade only)
A free Park & Ride service for the Dawn Parade will be available from Kawaka Street (behind Blake Park) to Maunganui Road (behind Mount Drury). Buses will depart from Kawaka Street between 5am and 5.50am, returning at the conclusion of the Dawn Service between 6.15am and 7.30am.

ANZAC day Mount Drury Bus Service 2017 (47kb pdf)

Tauranga

Event location Times Description Contact

RSA Cenotaph
(1237 CameronRoad)

No wet weather Contingency

5.45am to
7am
Dawn Parade
5.45am – Assemble at
Hayes Avenue
5.55am – March off
6am – Service
commences
Tauranga RSA –
07 578 9654
Pyes Pa Cemetery
(403 Pyes Pa Road)
From
10.30am
Remembrance Service Tauranga  RSA –
07 578 9654

 

Te Puke

Event location Times Description Contact

Te Puke
War Memorial
Hall

(130 Jellicoe
Street, Te Puke)

From
10am
Memorial Service
10am – Assemble on
Jellicoe Street, opposite
Kiwibank
Citizens RSA
Te  Puke –
07 573 8555

 

Katikati

Event location Times Description Contact

Katikati Memorial
Square (Main Road,
Katikati)

From
5.45am
Dawn Service
5.45am – Assemble at
Memorial Square
6am – Service
commences
Katikati RSA &
Citizens Club
Inc – 07 549 0441
Katikati Memorial
Square (Main Road,
Katikati)
From
10am
Memorial Service
10am – Assemble at Uretara Domain
10.30am – March through the main street of
Katikati to Katikati Memorial Square
11am – Service commences, followed by wreath laying.
Refreshments and an afternoon of fellowship will be held
at the Katikati RSA & Citizens Club Inc immediately
following the service.
Katikati RSA &
Citizens Club
Inc – 07 549 0441

 

Links

Tauranga RSA
Mount RSA
WW100 Tauranga Committee  
WW100 Facebook page
Tauranga Memories: Remembering War
RSA


Last Reviewed: 18/04/2017