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Anzac Day – Tauranga Civic Memorial Service 2017

Tuesday 25 April




Tue 25 April, 9:00


Memorial Park, Devonport Road, Tauranga

Join us as we honour the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli and remember those involved in other conflicts at this year’s Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service at 9am on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 at Memorial Park, Tauranga.  

Anzac Day Service sheet (960kb pdf)

Parade information 
Groups wishing to march in the parade please assemble by 8.30am next to the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. 

Organisations or groups that want to lay a wreath during the service please email Michaela Blackman.

Wreaths laid during the service will be removed from the cenotaph at dusk on Anzac Day. Organisations may collect their wreaths from the Tauranga RSA at 1237 Cameron Road, Greerton, from Wednesday, 26 April until Friday, 28 April 2017.  Wreaths not collected by 5pm on Friday, 28 April 2017 will be disposed of.

Park & Ride / Car parking 
A free Park & Ride service will be available from Tauranga Boys’ College to Memorial Park between 8am and 8.40am, with returning buses immediately following the Civic Memorial Service. 

Car Parking will be available in the Tauranga Boys’ College Car Park off Devonport Road (between Thirteenth and Fourteenth Avenues), with marshals onsite to assist people with making their way to the buses.  Buses will drop off at the QEYC car park, which is also the pick-up point after the Civic Memorial Service.  All park ’n’ ride buses are accessible for the mobility impaired.

No additional parking will be provided at Memorial Park, however PAK’nSAVE located on Cameron Road, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues have made their above ground car park available for people attending the Anzac Day Civic Memorial Service to use.

Car parking for mobility card holders ONLY will be available outside the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. 

Wet weather contingency
In the event of inclement weather, the Civic Memorial Service will be held in the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. No parade will take place in this instance.

ANZAC day Ceremony Site Map 2017 (86kb pdf)

Road closures:

From 8am to 11am on Tuesday, 25 April 2017*:

Fraser Street – between Eleventh and Thirteenth Avenues
Eleventh Avenue – between Fraser Street and Devonport Road (including the roundabout)
*Mobility card holders will be moved through the road closures.

Other services in and around Tauranga

Mount Maunganui Dawn Parade – Mount Maunganui Cenotaph
5.45am: Assemble at Mount Drury Reserve
5.55am: March off
6am: Service
Find out more.

Free Park & Ride service (Dawn Parade only)
A free Park & Ride service for the Dawn Parade only will be available from Kawaka Street (behind Blake Park) to Maunganui Road (behind Mount Drury). 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.

Road closures will be in place on Marine Parade between Commons and Banks Avenues from 5.55am until 7am and again from 9.25am to 11am.

Maunganui Road will be one-way traffic (south bound) from the roundabout at Pacific Avenue to the roundabout at Salisbury and Banks Avenue, mitigating the peak traffic demand associated with the completion of both Mount Maunganui services.

ANZAC day Mount Drury Bus Service 2017 (47kb pdf)