List of Anzac Day services

by Mike Isle

Anzac services and parades in Selwyn will go ahead as planned. Some services elsewhere in New Zealand have been consolidated or cancelled on police advice following the Christchurch mosque attacks, but at this stage, no recommendations have been made regarding Selwyn.

The planned services are:

Burnham: 6am Dawn Parade, Army Camp gates, service and wreath-laying ceremony.

Darfield: 8.45am, District War Memorial, a wreath-laying ceremony followed by service at Trinity Church.

Dunsandel: 8.30am, District War Memorial, wreath-laying ceremony.

Glentunnel: 9.30am, Glentunnel Community Centre Service, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony.

Hororata: 11am, St John’s Church Service at Community Hall, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at District War Memorial.

Kowai: Service follows on from the conclusion of Springfield’s ceremony

Leeston: 10.30am, Leeston Rugby Pavilion, service followed by a parade to the war memorial and wreath-laying ceremony.

Lincoln: 2pm, Lincoln Events Centre, service followed by a wreath-laying ceremony.

Mead: 9am, Mead Hall Memorial Gates, wreath-laying ceremony.

Prebbleton: 9am, District War Memorial, wreath-laying ceremony.

Rolleston: 10.50am, Parade at Rolleston Community Centre. 11am, District War Memorial Clock Tower, service followed by a ceremony.

Sheffield: 8am, District War Memorial, wreath-laying ceremony.

Springfield: 11.00am, Tawera Memorial Hall, service followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at District War Memorial.

Springston: 10am, Springston Hall, service followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at District War Memorial.

Tai Tapu: 8.30am, Flag raising at Primary School. 9.00am District War Memorial service followed by a wreath-laying ceremony.

West Melton: 10am, West Melton War Memorial, service followed by a wreath-laying ceremony.

Armed police will be in attendance at some parades keeping people safe and providing reassurance.