Anzac Day

Soldier and piper at Anzac Day dawn service at Palmerston North cenotaph.

Anzac Day on 25 April is an integral event in our city's annual calendar. The national day of remembrance commemorates all New Zealanders killed in war and honours returned servicemen and women.

Palmerston North services take place at the Cenotaph in Te Marae o Hine – The Square.

Anzac Day resources

Delve into NZHistory's Anzac Day resources

Listen to David Hill's The Red Poppy or Feana Tu'akoi's Lest we Forget on RNZ Storytime