PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIONS IS WELCOMED

SIGN UP HERE IF YOUR GROUP WOULD LIKE TO:

  • Lay a wreath
  • March in the Palmerston North Dawn and/or the Civic Services
  • Receive notification of any ANZAC Day services updates

Registrations must be completed by 5pm, Wednesday April 19, 2017

Disclaimer: Some of the information collected by this form may be submitted to the Palmerston North Branch of the Returned Servicemen's Association for the purposes of organising the 2017 ANZAC commemoration events. It is not collected for any other purpose and will be destroyed after the events have been held.


Name of Contact Person
Name of Contact Person
Phone number (day)
Phone number (day)
e.g Landline: 646 (Country and area code) 354 0000 or Mobile: 027 000 0000
Phone number (Night)
Phone number (Night)
e.g Landline: 646 (Country and area code) 354 0000 or Mobile: 027 000 0000
Tick the options below. You or your group would like to:
1. March in the Palmerston North Dawn Service (Returned Service people, military and uniformed personnel only)
2. March in the Palmerston North Civic service (All welcome)
3. Lay a wreath at the Palmerston North Dawn Service (Returned Service people, military and uniformed personnel only)
4. Lay a wreath at the Palmerston North Civic Service (All welcome)
5. To receive updates on planning for ANZAC Day services

Further information:

Dawn Service

The Palmerston North Dawn Service commences at 6am at the Cenotaph in The Square. This service follows the military tradition for services and is a service of significance for returned veterans and service people. 
0530:    Dawn Service Parade to form on Church Street between Grand Hotel and All Saints Church. Any RSA veterans in wheelchairs assemble outside the former Post Office Cnr Main St and The Square, opposite the iSite.
0600:    Dawn Service commences
0630:    Dawn Service returns to Cosmopolitan Club (Linton St)
0630:    Breakfast service opens at Cosmopolitan Club
0800:    Breakfast service closes

Marching orders for Dawn Service

1st group    Returned veterans and retired personnel
2nd group    NZDF uniformed personnel
3rd group    Service organisations
4th group    Members of the public

Civic Service

The Palmerston North Civic Service commences at 9.15am, at the cenotaph in The Square. This is the City’s Civic Service. The format generally follows the military tradition for services, but the community has a more prominent place.
0830:    Civic Service Parade to form up on Church Street between Grand Hotel and All Saints Church. To be led by veterans and service personnel
0915:    Civic Service commences
1000:    Civic Service returns to Convention Centre for Mayoral community morning tea. All welcome.
1030:    Return to Cosmopolitan Club
1130:    Cosmopolitan Club restaurant opens for lunch.

Marching orders for Civic Service

1st group    Returned veterans and retired personnel
2nd group    NZDF uniformed personnel
3rd group    Service organisations
4th group    Members of the public

NOTEs:

  • The Dawn and Civic Service parades and ceremonies will carry on regardless of weather. Please bring wet weather gear if necessary.
  • Medals are to be worn.