Anzac Day services

Commemorations: when and where?

Commemorations: when and where?

Anzac commemorations in the Gisborne East Coast district start early tomorrow with several dawn services.

In Gisborne the dawn service at the Cenotaph on The Esplanade starts at 6am.

Fall-in is at 5.40am outside Gisborne District Council chambers with tea and coffee available at the chambers from 5.15am.

Following the dawn service, there will be breakfast available at the RSA.

The main parade tomorrow is the Civic Parade and service.

People taking part in the parade should assemble at Wi Pere Monument by 9am. At 9.10am, the parade will form up and begin to march to the Cenotaph at 9.15am.

The service begins at 9.30am with the guest speaker Lieutenant Colonel Dewes, a soldier with links to Gisborne and the East Coast.

The service at Te Poho o Rawiri Marae begins at 7am, followed by Manutuke Marae at 9am, then Muriwai Marae at 11am.

At Tolaga Bay the 6am dawn service at War Memorial Gates will be followed by a 7am rededication at the cemetery.

At Hicks Bay there is a 7am powhiri at Hinemaurea Marae followed by a wreath-laying at 7.45. At 8.15am, at the Hinemaurea Marae War Memorial Hall there will be another wreath laying and unveiling of the board of honour.

At Mahia the day begins with a dawn service at 5.45am at Kaiuku Marae. The Mohaka dawn service begins at 6am at Waipapa-a-Iwi Marae and then at the Taihoa Marae at 9am.

Nuhaka’s service is at 9am at Kahungunu Marae and 11am at Whakaki Marae.

Wairoa’s main civic service begins at 11am at the War Memorial Hall.

Anzac commemorations in the Gisborne East Coast district start early tomorrow with several dawn services.

In Gisborne the dawn service at the Cenotaph on The Esplanade starts at 6am.

Fall-in is at 5.40am outside Gisborne District Council chambers with tea and coffee available at the chambers from 5.15am.

Following the dawn service, there will be breakfast available at the RSA.

The main parade tomorrow is the Civic Parade and service.

People taking part in the parade should assemble at Wi Pere Monument by 9am. At 9.10am, the parade will form up and begin to march to the Cenotaph at 9.15am.

The service begins at 9.30am with the guest speaker Lieutenant Colonel Dewes, a soldier with links to Gisborne and the East Coast.

The service at Te Poho o Rawiri Marae begins at 7am, followed by Manutuke Marae at 9am, then Muriwai Marae at 11am.

At Tolaga Bay the 6am dawn service at War Memorial Gates will be followed by a 7am rededication at the cemetery.

At Hicks Bay there is a 7am powhiri at Hinemaurea Marae followed by a wreath-laying at 7.45. At 8.15am, at the Hinemaurea Marae War Memorial Hall there will be another wreath laying and unveiling of the board of honour.

At Mahia the day begins with a dawn service at 5.45am at Kaiuku Marae. The Mohaka dawn service begins at 6am at Waipapa-a-Iwi Marae and then at the Taihoa Marae at 9am.

Nuhaka’s service is at 9am at Kahungunu Marae and 11am at Whakaki Marae.

Wairoa’s main civic service begins at 11am at the War Memorial Hall.

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