Where to remember them

Thousands of Bay of Plenty residents will wake in the early hours of the morning to honour those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy today. Photo: Daniel Hines.

ANZAC Day commemorations will be held at various locations around the Bay of Plenty on Monday, April 25, to honour those who fought at Gallipoli 107 years ago.

These services are also to honour those who have contributed to the wars and conflicts around the world since World War One.

Anyone feeling unwell is advised to please stay home. While not mandatory, face masks are also being encouraged.

Tauranga RSA

The Tauranga RSA’s dawn parade will be held at the Tauranga RSA Cenotapth at 1237 Cameron Road, with the service commencing at 6am. Assemble at 5.45am on Hayes Avenue, and march off at 5.55am.

Memorial Park

The Tauranga Civic Memorial Service starts at 9am, April 25, at Memorial Park. Groups wishing to march in the parade will need to assemble on the grass beside the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre at 8.45am. March off will commence at 8.55am.

A free park and ride service will be available from Tauranga Boys’ College to Memorial Park between 8am and 8.40am, with buses returning immediately after the service. Buses will drop off and pick up from the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre car park. All park and ride buses are accessible for people with limited mobility.

Car parking is available at the Tauranga Boys’ College car park off Devonport Road (between Thirteenth and Fourteenth Avenues), with marshals on-site to help people make their way to the buses. PAK’n’SAVE on Cameron Road (between Ninth and Tenth Avenues) has made its above-ground car park available for people attending the service.

The Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre car park is only available for mobility cardholders.

Mount Maunganui

Mount Maunganui’s Dawn Parade is at the Mount Maunganui Cenotaph, Marine Parade (opposite Mount Drury Reserve, Hopukiore). The dawn parade will begin at 6am.

Assemble at Mount Drury at 5.45am for march off. March off begins at 5.55am.

A free park and ride service will be available from Kawaka Street (behind Blake Park) to Maunganui Road (behind Mount Drury Reserve, Hopukiore). Buses will depart from Kawaka Street between 5am and 5.50am, returning at the conclusion of the Dawn Service between 6.15am and 7.30am.

Mount Maunganui’s Civil Memorial Service begins at 9.30am. Those marching will assemble at Mt Drury Reserve, Hopukiore. March off is at 9.25am.

A free park and ride service will be available from Kawaka Street (behind Blake Park) to Maunganui Road (behind Mount Drury Reserve, Hopukiore). Buses will depart from Kawaka Street between 5am and 5.50am, returning at the conclusion of the Dawn Service between 6.15am and 7.30am.

Pāpāmoa

Pāpāmoa’s Memorial Dawn Service will begin at 5.30am at Pāpāmoa Memorial, Setella Place beach car park, Pāpāmoa Beach Road.

Pyes Pa

The Pyes Pa Remembrance Service will begin at 11am, at the Pyes Pa Cemetary, 403 Pyes Pa Road.

Tauranga Moana Tumatauenga

The Tauranga Moana Tumatauenga Anzac Commemoration will begin at 5:45am, Whareroa Marae, 25 Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui.

Te Puke

The 100th Te Puke Anzac Civic Memorial Service commences from 10am at the Te Puke War Memorial Hall. Please be seated before the arrival of the parade.

Parade to fall in opposite Te Puke War Memorial Hall at 9.50am.

After the service, All move to the cenotaph. Parade will be assembled and led off. The public are invited to attend the Citizens RSA Te Puke Clubrooms Jellicoe Street/Beatty Avenue for light refreshments.

Katikati

The Katikati Dawn Parade will commence at 5.45am and will conclude at 6.45am. The parade will run from the Talisman Hotel to the Katikati War Memorial Hall.

The Katikati Civic Service commences 6.45am at the Katikati War Memorial Hall.

Waihī Beach

The Waihī Dawn Parade will commence at 5.45am outside the Waihī Beach RSA, and will conclude at 6.30am.

The Waihī Civic Service commences at 9.25am, at the Waihī Beach RSA.

Ōmokoroa

The Ōmokoroa Dawn Service commences at 6am at the Remembrance Carin, Gerald Crapp Reserve, Ōmokoroa Point.

The Ōmokoroa Community Service commences at 11am on the forecourt of the CHT Acacia Park Home and Hospital, 134 Hamurana Road.




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