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Anzac Day

Anzac Day 2017 is on Tuesday, 25 April 2017

This was Anzac day in Tauranga 2016

Dawn Service at Mount DruryAnzac crowd at Memorial ParkAnzac verteranAnzac girl in uniformCrowd at Anzac day

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Anzac Day – Tauranga Civic Memorial Service 2016

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 Monday, 25 April at Memorial Park, Tauranga. 

Anzac Day Service sheet (8mb pdf)

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

Organisations or groups that want to lay a wreath during the service please contact the Tauranga Army Office on 578 8139.

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 Tuesday, 26 April until Friday, 29 April, 5pm (wreaths not collected by then will be disposed of).

Park 'n Ride / Parking
A free Park and Ride service will be available from Tauranga Boys' College on Devonport Road to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre between 8 and 8.40am, and again after the service finishes. There will be no extra parking at the park but PAK’nSAVE has made their carpark available for use. Parking for mobility card holders ONLY will be available outside the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre.

If it is wet the service will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, but there will be no parade.

Road closures start from 6.30am:
Fraser Street, Devonport Road, and 11th Avenue from 8am until 11am 
Marine Parade from 5.55am until 7am and again from 9.25am until 11am.

There will be NO service held at the Tauranga Domain.

2016 Anzac services in and around Tauranga

Mount Maunganui Dawn Parade – Mount Maunganui Cenotaph
5.45am: Assemble at Mount Drury Reserve
5.55am: March off
6am: Service

A Park and Ride service for the dawn parade will be available from Kawaka Street (behind Blake Park) to Maunganui Road behind Mount Drury. Buses will leave Kawaka Street from 5am - 5.50am and return after the service finishes between 6.40am - 7.30am.

Memorial Service – Mount Maunganui Cenotaph
9.15am: Assemble at Mount Drury Reserve
9.25am: March off
9.30am: Service

In the event of bad weather the memorial service will be held at the Mount RSA clubrooms.

Tauranga Dawn Parade – Tauranga RSA Cenotaph
5.45am: Assemble on Hayes Avenue
5.55am: March off
6am: Service

Memorial Service – Tauranga Memorial Park
8.30am: Assemble at Memorial Park
8.45am: March commences
9am: Service

In the event of bad weather the service will be held in the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre.

Pyes Pa Remembrance Service – Pyes Pa Cemetery

10.30am: The public is invited to attend a remembrance service at Pyes Pa Cemetery.

Memorial Service – Te Puke Memorial Hall
10.00am: Assemble opposite Kiwibank beforehand

Dawn Service and Memorial Service – Katikati RSA (corner of State Highway 2 and Henry Road)
5.45am: Assemble at Memorial Square
6am: Service 

10am: Assemble at Uretara Domain
10.30am: March through the main street to Katikati Memorial Hall.
11am: Service
Wreath laying after the service


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

Last Reviewed: 23/01/2017