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Full list of ANZAC Services in the Central North Island



🌺 Taupo Dawn Service

Parade assembly: 5:40am at the car park of the Great Lake Centre to march from Story Place to the Great Lake Centre, Tongariro Street. Taupō youth groups are invited to participate in the parade wearing full uniform.

6.00am – Combined Dawn Service/Civic Service

9.00am – Cemetery Parade – RSA section, Taupō Cemetery, Rickit Street.

🌺 Tokaanu & Turangi Dawn Service

Parade assembly: 6.00am – Dawn Parade at Waihi

10.00am – Cemetery Service Turangi RSA Cemetery

10.50am – Parade from the Turtle Pools Carpark to the RSA

11:00am – Civic Service Turangi RSA
5:00pm – Sunset Service Omori Kuratau Hall Omori Road

🌺 Taumarunui Dawn Service

Parade assembly: 5.45am – March from RSA to Wayside Cross

6.00am – Dawn Service at Wayside Cross. The public are advised that two rounds of gunfire will be discharged in the vicinity of the Taumarunui Domain at approximately 6.15am.

11.00am – Civic Service – War Memorial Hall.
Queries on the Taumarunui services should be directed to John Callinan at the RSA on 07 895 7517.

🌺 Raetihi

6.00am – Dawn Service at Raetihi Marae then march to the two cemeteries. The service will include the laying of wreaths at the two cemeteries and followed by breakfast at the Raetihi Marae.

🌺 Ohakune

11.00am – Memorial Gates.                                                                                  Queries on the Ohakune OR Raetihi services should be directed to Mark Taylor on 021 246 849.

🌺 Waiouru

Anzac Day is commemorated at the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa with a service on 25 April at 11am supported by military personnel from the nearby Waiouru Military Training Camp.

🌺 Taihape Dawn Service

Parade assembly: 5.45am Taihape War Memorial Hautapu Street Taihape

Attendees are invited to the Workingmen’s Club for breakfast following the service.

🌺 Whanganui Dawn Parade and Service

Parade assembly: 5.10am sharp outside the Davis Library, Pukemanu Queens Park to parade to the Whanganui War Memorial Centre.

5:30am – Dawn Service at the War Memorial Centre Forecourt.


All services take place rain or shine.

If you are feeling unwell please stay home.

There may be some traffic disruption.