MARCHING GUIDELINES

This page provides information about when and where to go, and what to do to march in the ANZAC Day Dawn and Civic Parades in Palmerston North.  If you intend to march in the Parades and haven't yet registered please take the time to do it here, or click on the 'REGISTER'  button.  Your registration will help with planning this activity. Please note that you must have registered by 5pm on Thursday 21st April 2016.

Please note that there is no parade for the Bunnythorpe Community Service.  If you are attending the Bunnythorpe Community Service please assemble directly at the Cenotaph.

Meeting point

The Dawn and Civic Parades will leave both leave from Church Street.  Please assemble on Church Street between the Grand Hotel and All Saints Church.

Reporting Times

Please assemble at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start of the service.

Marching Order

1st group:               Returned Veterans and retired personnel

2nd group:             NZDF uniformed personnel

3rd group:              Police, Fire, St John

4th group:              Service Organisations

5th group:              Members of the public

Parade Marshals

Please report to one of the Parade Marshals, who will assist you to find the right marching group.

Parade route

Groups are requested to assemble on Church Street between the Grand Hotel and All Saints Church (marked as a blue spot on the map)

Please click on the map to enlarge

March on

The Parade Marshals will guide the march to the Cenotaph.  Please follow their instructions
The 1st group will form up in front of the Cenotaph.
All other groups will form up along the clearway.  Please follow the group in front of you, and stop when the Parade Marshal indicates to.

March off

The Parade Marshals will guide the march from the Cenotaph. 
The 1st group will leave from the Cenotaph first.
All other groups will follow the 1st group along the clearway.  Please start marching when the Parade Marshal indicates to and follow the group in front of you.


orders of service will be available from HERE at the beginning of april 2016

 

If there's something you need to discuss please contact:

Victoria Blockley-Powell

Marketing & Communications Officer

Palmerston North City Library

Email: Victoria.Blockley-Powell@pncc.govt.nz