Anzac Day Services for Waitaki


Anzac Day will be commemorated in Waitaki with services held throughout the district and a parade down Thames Street, Oamaru. Mayor Gary Kircher said that after a nationwide lockdown meant cancellations in 2020 it was really good to see this happening again. "Fingers crossed there will be no level changes, but one way or another we'll commemorate and acknowledge the sacrifices made by our service personnel today and throughout history."

Saturday 24 April

 A children's Posy Laying Service 3.30pm, Oamaru Services Lawn Cemetery

Sunday 25 April


6.30am Dawn Service, at the Great War Memorial, Thames Street opposite Council HQ.

10.30am Main Parade, commencing from the South African War Memorial, at the intersection of Severn and Thames Streets.

Alma 7.15am, Alma War Memorial

Enfield 9.00am, Enfield Presbyterian Church

Georgetown 10.00am, Georgetown War Memorial

Hampden 10.30am, Hampden Hall

Livingstone 10.30am, Livingstone War Memorial

Maheno 9.00am, School gates

Pukeuri 8.30am, Pukeuri War Memorial

Papakaio 9.00am, Papakaio War Memorial

Upper Waitaki

Hakataramea 6.20am, Hakataramea Main Street

Kurow 8.15am, Kurow Cemetery

Otekaieke 8.45am, Memorial Gates

Duntroon 9.15am, Duntroon War Memorial

Omarama 11.00am, Omarama Memorial


Palmerston 8.45am, Memorial Gates, DG Murray Hall 9.00am

Dunback 11.00am, Service at the Dunback Monument followed by wreath laying at the Memorial Stone Dunback Domain.

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