ANZAC Day services around the Waikato

Last updated 09:58 24/04/2014
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An ANZAC memorial alongside the main road into Ngaruawahia.

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Dawn Parade and Service, 6am. Assemble 5.30am in Knox St for march to Hamilton Cenotaph, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East.

Citizen's Civic Parade and Commemoration Service, 10am. Assemble 9.45am in Knox St for parade to cenotaph for service.



Dawn Parade and Service, 6am. Assemble 5.45am outside St John Hall, cnr Campbell Rd and Logan St for march to Tokoroa Club carpark.

Civic Parade and Service, 9am. Assemble 8.30am outside Tokoroa Courthouse to march to South Waikato District Council office in Torphin Cres.


Dawn Parade and Service, 6am. Assemble 5.50am outside Van Dyks store on Kensington St and march to the Cenotaph, cnr Main and Overdale St.

Civic Parade and Service, 9am. Assemble 8.45am outside Van Dyks for march to Plaza Theatre.


Civic Service, 10am. Assemble inside Tirau War Memorial Hall, Main St.


Service, 11am. District Services Club, Waerenga Rd.



Dawn Service, 6am. Assemble at Cenotaph outside Cambridge Town Hall.

Civic Service, 9am. Marchers assemble 8.45am at old RSA building site cnr Empire and Alpha Sts for march to town hall and plaza, followed by wreath laying.



Dawn Parade, 6am. Assemble 5.45am at RSA, William St, for march to Cenotaph on Wight St (Huntly Domain). Breakfast follows at RSA.

Kimihia Cemetery Memorial Service, 7.30am. Assemble 7.15am at RSA. Breakfast follows at RSA.

Transport available from RSA for both Huntly services.


Civic Service, 11am. Assemble 10.45am outside Ngaruawahia War Memorial Hall. Service followed by parade to Cenotaph, Lower Waikato Esplanade, for wreath-laying ceremony.

Te Kauwhata

Service, 11am. Assemble 10.30am at Suits and Gumboots, Waerenga Rd, for march at 10.45am to Te Kauwhata College Hall. After the service, march to memorial stone at Te Kauwhata Domain entrance for wreath-laying ceremony, before congregating at RSA for refreshments and light lunch.


Service, 9am. Assemble 9am at Pokeno Truck Stop for march to Cenotaph for the service. Refreshments follow at Pokeno Hall. A plate would be appreciated.


Commemorative Service, 11am. Assemble 10.50am outside Tuakau Memorial Hall. Service followed by laying of wreaths and march past hall, ending near Central Park.


Civic Service, 11am. Marshall 10.45am at Wainui Rd for march to Raglan Cenotaph for service. Tea and refreshments at Raglan Club.



Dawn Parade and Service, 6am. Marshall 5.45am at Matamata Memorial RSA for march to War Memorial Hall, Hetana St, for dawn service.


Dawn Service, 6am. Assemble 5.45am at Morrinsville RSA, Studholme St, for 6am service by flagpole with bugler, pipes, and wreath laying. Clubrooms open all day.

Civic Service, 10.30am. Assemble 10am at Cenotaph in Howie Park. If raining, parade will be cancelled and service held at Morrinsville Events Centre.

Te Aroha

Dawn Service, 6am. Te Aroha RSA open at 5.30am for rum and coffee, then march 5.50am to WWI cenotaph for service and wreath laying. Breakfast, coffee and rum served at Te Aroha RSA following service.

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Civic Service, 10.30am. Assemble 10.15 outside RSA for march to town clock and service at the two war memorials in Kenrick Street. If raining, parade will be cancelled and service held in RSA. Morning tea and entertainment throughout the day.



Dawn Service, 6am. Assemble 5.45am cnr Sealey and Pollen Sts for parade to Thames War Memorial Civic Centre cenotaph for service.

Civic Parade, 10am. Assemble 9.45am cnr Sealey and Pollen Sts for march to Civic Centre for service.


Dawn Parade and Service, 6am. Assemble 5.45am, Mercury Bay Club, Cook Drive for march to Soldiers Memorial Park Cenotaph. Followed by breakfast at Mercury Bay Club 7am-7.30am, and entertainment.


Civic Parade and Service, 11am. Assemble 10.20am at TCDC office, Port Rd, for civic parade to Whangamata War Memorial Hall for service.


Dawn Service, 6.30am. Assemble 6.15am at Soldiers Cemetery, Main Road for service at Soldiers Wall of Remembrance.

Morning Service, 11am. Assemble 10.45am at Tairua Fire Station, for march to Tairua Community Hall. Afternoon tea provided at fire station social room


Dawn Service, 5.45am. Assemble Pauanui Surf Lifesaving Club or Pauanui Sports and Recreation Club if wet.

Civic Service, 11am. Assemble Pauanui Sports and Recreation Club.


Civic Parade and Service, 10am. Assemble at Coromandel Citizens Hall, Kapanga Rd, for march to memorial reserve, 355 Kapanga Rd, for service.


Dawn parade and Service, 5.45am. March from Tapu Fire Station to cenotaph at Tapu Hall, followed by service and breakfast at fire station.



Dawn Service and Parade, 6am. Assemble at War Memorial Cenotaph, Primrose Hill.

Civic Service, 9.15am. Assemble 9am for parade to War Memorial Hall.


Civic Parade and Service, 11.15am. Assemble 11am at RSA, Pipiroa Rd, for march to Ngatea War Memorial Hall for service. RSA clubrooms open afterwards for refreshments.


Civic Service, 9.30am, Kaihere Hall.


Dawn Parade and Service, 6am. Assemble 5.55am behind Waihi Memorial RSA for service.

Civil Parade and Service, 10.45am. Assemble 10.45am outside Waihi Memorial RSA for parade to Waihi Memorial Hall.

Wreath-laying ceremony follows at Services Cemetery.


Waihi Beach

Dawn Parade and Service, 6am. Assemble 5.50am at Waihi Beach Memorial RSA for parade, short service and breakfast.

Civil Service, 9.30am, Waihi Beach Memorial RSA.



Civic Service, 10am. Assemble 8.45am, Village Green for parade to Memorial Park, Cr Maniapoto Street & Kakamutu Road. Service and wreath laying, followed by parade back to village green.

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