2019 Anzac Day in the Waimakariri
The following Anzac Day Parades and Citizens Memorial Services will be held throughout the Waimakariri District:

 

Tuesday 24 April 2019

 

Ohoka

A service will be held in the Ohoka Community Hall, 490 Mill Road, at 11am. Members of the public are welcome to attend this service.

Sefton

A service will be held at the Cenotaph in Sefton Domain at 6pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Woodend

A service will be held at the Woodend Community Centre, School Road, at 6pm.  Members of the public are welcome to attend.

 

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Wednesday 25 April 2019

 

Kaiapoi

The RSA will be holding a Dawn Service at 6.30am at the war memorial and members of the public are also invited to attend this service.

The Anzac Day parade will assemble at the corner of Sewell Street and Davie Street at 9.45am. The parade will march to the Trousselot Park, Charles Street, where a service and dedication will be held at 10am. 

Oxford

A Memorial Service will be held in the Oxford Town Hall at 9.30am followed by a parade to the Cenotaph for a wreath laying ceremony.

Rangiora

The Rangiora RSA and Council will lay wreaths in the Court of Memories at the Rangiora High School at 9.30am (assembling at 9.20am).  This service will involve Head Students readings, bugle, Role of Honor, and 1st XV haka.

The Anzac Day Parade will assemble at the RSA Rooms, Victoria Street, Rangiora at 11.15am and march up Victoria Street and along High Street to the Cenotaph for the 11.30am service and wreath laying ceremony.

Following this, all are welcome back to the RSA for a cup of tea and food.

Cust

A Memorial Service will be held at 10am in the Cust Community Centre. The service will be followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the West Eyreton Memorial.

Fernside

A Memorial Service followed by a wreath laying ceremony will be held in the Fernside Memorial Hall at 10am.

Tuahiwi

A Memorial Service will be held at the War Memorial and those attending the service should assemble at 1.45pm at the community mail boxes by the urupa (cemetery) for the 2pm service.

 

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Temporary road closures will be in place in Kaiapoi and Rangiora to accommodate the RSA parades.
Residents of the District are invited to attend the above commemorative services and wreath laying ceremonies.