Parade and Dawn Service
Anzac Day is a time to honour the memory of our fallen and to recognise the service of those men and women, past and present, who have served New Zealand. The Auckland RSA is proud to be associated with the Anzac Day 2017 Dawn and Citizens’ Services at The Cenotaph, Auckland Domain.
Parade assembly: 5.30am in Auckland War Memorial Museum underground carpark. Veterans, Families and Current Service members wishing to Parade meet at the entrance to the Auckland War Memorial Museum Underground Carpark, eastern wall south end of wall at 4.30am. Early morning Anzac brew and snacks served inside. 5.15am, City of Auckland Pipe band plays on the court of Honour. Form up for parade at 5.30am. Infirm and wheelchair bound Veterans meet inside the Auckland War Memorial Museum Carpark with one family escort and they will be escorted by Parade staff to special seating at 5.30am. Please bring warm clothing and wet gear.
Parade commences: 5.45am along Cenotaph Road to Court of Honour
Service: 6am at Auckland Domain in front of Auckland War Memorial Museum. Please bring warm clothing and wet gear (umbrella, raincoat or poncho).
Road closure details: Wintergarden Road, Museum Circuit, Maunsell Road Extension, Cenotaph Road, Football Road and The Crescent will be closed 4am-1pm.
Public transport: Get information about public transport for the Anzac Day Dawn Service.
For further information on the dawn service, see the Auckland War Memorial Museum. They also have a range of activities happening after the service.
There are also other Anzac Day suburban services throughout New Zealand.
If you can not attend an Anzac Day event in person, the dawn service at the Auckland War Memorial Museum will be broadcast live on Māori Television from 5.50am.