ANZAC Day Parades

Coromandel

Parades and services this Anzac Day, Wednesday, April 25.

THAMES-COROMANDEL DISTRICT

Coromandel

  • 6am  Dawn Service at Memorial Reserve, 355 Kapanga Road.
  • 10am ANZAC Service at Memorial Reserve, 355 Kapanga Road.

Tapu

  • 5.45am Dawn Parade - from Tapu Fire Station to Cenotaph, Tapu Hall, followed by service.

Thames

  • 5.45am Dawn Parade - from cnr Cochrane and Pollen Streets, marching to Thames War Memorial Civic Centre for 6am service.
  • 9.45am Civic Parade - from corner Sealey and Pollen Streets, Thames, followed by 10am service, Thames War Memorial Civic Centre Cenotaph.

Pauanui

  • 6am Dawn Service - Pauanui Surf Lifesaving Club, Pauanui Boulevard, Pauanui (or the Pauanui Sports and Recreation Club if wet).
  • Assemble at Pauanui Garden Centre at 10.45am, marching off to Pauanui Sports and Recreation Club, Sheppard Avenue, Pauanui for 11am service.

Tairua

  • 6am Dawn Service, Tairua Ex-Servicemen's Cemetery, Main Rd.
  • 10.30am Civic Parade and uniformed personnel/RSA, assemble outside the Tairua Fire Station, Main Rd, Tairua to form up and march off at 10.45am.
  • 11am Civic service at Tairua Community Hall, Main Road.

Whangamata

  • 6.30am Sunrise Flag Raising & Service - Assemble at Whangamata Surf Club.
  • 10.20am Civic Parade led by the Bay of Plenty Pipes & Drums from the Council Offices, Port Road, Whangamata
  • 11am Civic service at Whangamata War Memorial Hall, Port Road.

Whitianga

  • 5.45am Dawn Parade - from Mercury Bay Club carpark, Cook Drive, followed by service at Soldiers' Memorial Park. 

Matarangi

  • 10.30am Assemble at corner of Cordyline Crescent and Ake Ake Ave to form up and march off at 10.40am
  • 11.00am Service at Matarangi Volunteer Rural Fire Station

 

HAURAKI DISTRICT

Paeroa

  • 6am Dawn service, Primrose Hill.
  • 9am Parade from Marshall St to War Memorial Hall, via Belmont Road and Normanby Road.
  • 9am Service at Paeroa War Memorial Hall.

Waihi

  • 6am Dawn service, Waihi RSA.
  • 10:45am Parade from Seddon St to Waihi Memorial Hall.
  • 11am Service at Waihi Memorial Hall.

Ngatea

  • 6am Dawn service, Hauraki Plains College.
  • 11am Parade from Pipiroa Road to Ngatea War Memorial Hall.
  • 11:15 am Service at Ngatea War Memorial Hall.

Kaihere/Patetonga

  • 9:30 am Service at Kaihere Hall
  • Waihi Beach (Western Bay)
  • Dawn Service 6am at Waihi Beach RSA
  • Civic Service at 9.30 at Waihi Beach RSA

WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY DISTRICT

  • Dawn Service 6am at Waihi Beach RSA
  • Civic Service at 9.30am at Waihi Beach RSA

MATAMATA-PIAKO DISTRICT 

Matamata Dawn Service

The dawn service will be held at the Matamata-Piako Civic and Memorial Centre, Tainui Street at 6am. The parade will muster in the Farmers Carpark, Tainui Street at 5.45am.

Matamata Civic Service

The civic service will be held at Matamata-Piako Civic and Memorial Centre, Tainui Street, at 9.30am. The parade will muster in the Farmers Carpark, Tainui Street, at 9.20am.

Walton Civic Service

The service will be held at the Walton Hall, Main Road, Walton at 11am.

Morrinsville Dawn Service

The service will be held at the Morrinsville RSA, 27 Studholme Street at 6am. At 6.15am there will be a 3 round blank volley fire by the WWII Historical Reenactment Society.

Morrinsville Civic Service

The service will be held at the Cenotaph, Howie Park, Morrinsville at 10.30am. At 10.45am there will be a 3 round blank volley fire by the WWII Historical Reenactment Society.

If it’s raining there will be no parade, the service will be held at Morrinsville Events Centre and everyone involved in the parade is asked to meet at the Events Centre at 10am.

Te Aroha Dawn Service

The dawn parade will muster at the Te Aroha RSA, 67 Rewi Street at 5.45am. The service begins at the war memorial at 6am. Breakfast will be served at the RSA at 6.30am.

Te Aroha Civic Service

The service will be held at the war memorial, Kenrick Street, Te Aroha at 10.30am. If it is raining there will be no parade, the service will be held at the RSA and everyone involved in the parade is asked to meet at the RSA at 10am.

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