Anzac Day Services

23:05, Apr 23 2014

A wreath-laying service to mark Anzac Day will be held at the War Memorial Clock Tower in Seymour Square in Blenheim tomorrow.

Veterans and the families of those who fought in past conflicts will be joined by personnel from RNZAF Base Woodbourne in the parade through the town's streets to Seymour Square.

Free parking will be available in the Alfred St parking building. Limited parking will be available on Henry St and John St.

The wet weather venue will be the Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 at Kinross St.

Anzac Day services will be held at:

6am - Picton War Memorial


6.30am - Seddon War Memorial

9am - Renwick War Memorial

9.30am - Spring Creek Hall

10am - Havelock Town Hall

11am - Rai Valley War Memorial

11am - Kaikoura Memorial Hall

11am - Blenheim War Memorial

Road closures:

Blenheim's central streets will be closed from 10am to 11am, while the area around the war memorial from High St through to Alfred St will not re-open until noon.

In Picton, London Quay (from Auckland St to Wellington St) and High Street (from London Quay to the intersection of Dublin Street/Waikawa Rd/High St) will be closed from 5.45am to 6.30am.

In Renwick, the main road, along High St, from Inkerman St to Alma St, will be closed from 8.40am to 9.40am.

Capturing our war heroes while we can

The Marlborough Express