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The Star: April 20, 2017

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28 Thursday April 20 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi ANZAC DAY, TUESDAY APRIL 25 Honour and respect On April 25, 1915 New Zealand and Australian troops landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey in a bloody campaign that saw 2779 New Zealanders give their lives as well as over 100,000 Turkish, British, French and Australian servicemen. As news of the terrible events reached New Zealand, there was an outpouring of national pride in the courage shown by our soldiers in the face of appalling adversity and sacrifice. That pride continues today. Since most of those who died on April 25 have no known grave they are commemorated instead on the Lone Pine Memorial on the The Christchurch Boys’ High School Old Boys’ Association in conjunction with Christchurch Boys’ High School will hold an Anzac Memorial Service in a Marquee on Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 10am. Please be seated by 9.50am Gallipoli Peninsula, and their names are remembered forever on war memorials throughout the Nation. Anzac Day has come to symbolise the respect of the nation for all those killed in war, and also honours returned servicemen and women. In Christchurch, our local communities from Akaroa to Wigram Air Force Museum are marking the event. This year, the city’s Dawn Service begins at 6am in Cranmer Square with the traditional parade, a service and wreath-laying ceremony. A citizens’ service will be held at the Transitional Cathedral in Latimer Square at 10am. The resiliance of the Kiwi spirit is marked on April 25 and reflected in the symbols of courage such as the Bridge of Remembrance and the Citizen’s Memorial in Cathedral Square. They are important symbols for Cantabrians that, although damaged, they are still standing tall in the Garden City. The Star LEST WE FORGET ANZAC DAY – Tuesday 25 April 2017 – Dawn Service 6.30am – Cranmer Square Organised by the Canterbury branch of the Malaya Veterans Association in conjunction with the Christchurch branch of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) and Christchurch City Council. Mayor Lianne Dalziel will lay a wreath on behalf of the citizens of Christchurch. The parade starts at 6.15am, with the service to follow. Citizens’ Service 10.00am – Transitional Cathedral, Latimer Square Organised by Christchurch City Council in conjunction with Christchurch Cathedral and the RSA. The address at this service will be given by Air Commodore Andrew Woods RNZAF. It will be attended by representatives of the Defence Force, Consular Corps and various Christchurch youth groups. Kilmore Street Chester Street West ROAD CLOSED Armagh Street In Flanders fields the poppies blow. Between the crosses row on row… Lt.Col.J.McCrae (1872-1918) PUBLIC AREA PUBLIC AREA ROAD CLOSED STAGE CENTOTAPH PUBLIC AREA SCREEN Kilmore Street ROAD CLOSED PARADE ROUTE ROAD CLOSED ROAD CLOSED Armagh Street ANZAC Day Services Tuesday 25 April 2017 Dawn service: 6.30am – Cranmer Square (the parade starts at 6.15am) Organised by the Canterbury Branch of the Malaya Veterans Association in conjunction with the Christchurch Branch of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association (RSA) and Christchurch City Council. Mayor Lianne Dalziel will lay a wreath on behalf of the citizens of Christchurch. Christchurch Citizens’ Service: Transitional Cathedral, Latimer Square – 10am Organised by Christchurch City Council in conjunction with ChristChurch Cathedral and the RSA. Other Services Akaroa RSA Service, War Memorial (Area School gymnasium if wet) 19th Battalion and Armoured Regiment Service, The Memorial, Victoria Park, Victoria Park Rd, Cashmere 20th Battalion Assn, Jane Deans Close, Riccarton Burwood Community ANZAC Service, Burwood Monument, corner of Lake Terrace and New Brighton Road Cheviot RSA Service, meet at the War Memorial Cenotaph Cust RSA Service, Community Centre Darfield RSA Service, meet at Trinity Church Diamond Harbour, meet at the community store Dunsandel, War Memorial Ellesmere RSA Service, Leeston Rugby Football Stadium Fendalton, St Barnabas Church Halswell Domain, War Memorial Heathcote, corner Martindales and Bridle Path Roads Hei Hei, War Memorial Hororata, St John’s Church Kaiapoi RSA Service, Trouselot Park Lincoln, Event Centre Little River, Community Hall Lyttelton RSA Service, meet corner London and Oxford Streets New Brighton RSA Service, War Memorial Cenotaph Papanui, RSA Clubrooms Prebbleton, War Memorial Rakaia, The Mead Memorial Gates Rakaia, Memorial Community Centre Rangiora, RSA War Memorial Cenotaph Riccarton, Upper Riccarton War Memorial Library Rolleston, New Community Hall Sheffield, War Memorial Springfield, Tawera Memorial Hall Springston, meet at Springston School Sumner, meet at Stoke Street and Esplanade Tai Tapu, War Memorial Templeton, RSA War Memorial University of Canterbury, Matiriki Quad Wigram, Air Force Museum 11.30am 8am 9am 11am 10.30am 10am 8.45am 10.30am 8.30am 10am 10am 9am 6.15am 9am 11am 10am 2pm 9.30am 9.45am 10am 10am 9am 9am 10.30am 11.15am 6:30am 11am 8am 11am 10.20am 10.40am 9am 11am 10am 12noon

hristchurchstar.co.nz The Star The Star Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Thursday [Edition April 20 datE] 2017 29 3 The Star ANZAC DAY, TUESDAY APRIL 25 Anzac Day Lest we forget Anzac Day on April 25 was first observed in 1916, a year after the Anzac Gallipoli Day on Campaign April 25 in was Turkey. first observed Thousands in lost 1916, their a year lives on after the the Gallipolli Gallipoli Peninsula, Campaign including Turkey. 2721 Thousands New Zealanders. lost Despite their lives being on a the disastrous Gallipolli military Peninsula, defeat, the including commemoration 2721 New of Gallipolli Zealanders. created Despite a national being identity a disastrous and established military a precedent defeat, for respecting the fallen at home. the commemoration of Gallipolli created a national Throughout New Zealand, the Anzac identity and established a precedent for respecting the Over the years, Anzac Day has gone through many changes and now embraces Day Ceremony takes the form of a military those New Zealanders who fought and died funeral. It begins with a dawn parade and fallen at home. in all wars as well as those who served and march by returned service persons to the returned to their country. It is a day that local war memorial. Over inspires respect, the tradition years, and Anzac remembrance Day has by Joined service by personnel members themselves of community, as well as by service gone personnel through themselves many as changes well as there their are descendants. prayers, hymns and Kipling’s Lest their descendants. and now embraces those New We Anzac Forget Day and the is 4th commemorated verse of Laurance with Anzac Day Zealanders is commemorated who fought and with died the Binyon’s the laying For the of Fallen wreaths as a dedication. memorials Many laying all wars of as wreaths well as at those memorials who served and and the New and Zealanders the wearing make of a a pilgrimage red poppy to Anzac which returned wearing of to a red their poppy country. which It was is a the day emblem that Day was services the emblem at Gallipolli adopted where worldwide the dawn to inspires adopted respect, worldwide tradition to mark and the remembrance armistice of service mark at the Chunuk armistice Bair of Memorial World makes War 1 a on an World War 1 on November 11, 1918. unforgettable impact on those who attend. November 11, 1918. Throughout New Zealand, the Anzac Day Ceremony takes the form of a military funeral. It begins with a dawn parade and march by returned service persons to the local war memorial. Joined by members of the community, there are prayers, hymns and Kipling’s Lest We Forget and the 4th verse of Laurance Binyon’s For the Fallen as a dedication. Many New Zealanders make a pilgrimage to Anzac Day services at Gallipolli where the dawn service at Chunuk Bair Memorial makes a an unforgettable impact on those who attend. Descendants commemorate veterans read us online 24/7 at chris Anzac Day The dawn parades and services The commemorate dawn both parades the time and of services day of the 1915 commemorate Gallipolli landings both and the also time the routine dawn of day “stand-to” of the 1915 in the Gallipolli trenches during the landings First World and also War. the Anzac routine Day dawn was first “stand-to” marked in as the a trenches holiday during in New the Zealand First World in 1921 War. and Anzac legislation Day was made first it a marked as a holiday in New Zealand in full public holiday from 1922. 1921 and legislation made it a full public With no veterans now left from either holiday from 1922. Gallipolli or World War 1 and the numbers By marching on their behalf and wearing With no veterans now left from either Anzac Day continues to be revered. By Gallipolli of World or War World 2 veterans War 1 and decreasing the numbers each marching their on campaign their behalf medals, and wearing the their Anzacs of year, World their War descendants 2 veterans have decreasing ensured each that campaign continue medals, to be the commemorated, Anzacs continue “lest to we year, Anzac their Day descendants continues to have be revered. ensured that be commemorated, forget”. “lest we forget”. Photos supplied by Papanui RSA Photos supplied by Papanui RSA 2 a Ti or Y – vice tional r Square h City Council in hurch Cathedral at this service will Lianne Dalziel, will be attended by ence Force, Consular hurch youth groups. Kilmore Street PARADE ROUTE Chester Street West Woolston Brass presents: ROAD CLOSED Armagh Street ANZAC Remembered Air Force Museum 45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram at 2:00pm Admission $20 Children under 12 FREE PUBLIC AREA PUBLIC AREA ROAD CLOSED STAGE CENTOTAPH PUBLIC AREA SCREEN Kilmore Street ROAD CLOSED ROAD CLOSED ROAD CLOSED Armagh Street TOGETHER WE STAND ANZAC DAY 2017 Hon Gerry Brownlee MP Ilam P: 03 359 0582 W: www.brownlee.co.nz Hon Amy Adams MP Selwyn P: 03 344 0418 W: www.amyadams.co.nz Hon Nicky Wagner MP Christchurch Central P: 03 365 8297 W: www.nickywagner.co.nz Joanne Hayes List MP Based in Christchurch East P: 03 384 0008 W: www.johayes.co.nz Nuk Korako List MP Based in Port Hills P: 03 384 0008 W: www.korako.co.nz Matt Doocey MP Waimakariri P: 03 310 7468 W: www.mattdoocey.co.nz www.national.org.nz Authorised by Jo Hayes National MP unit 6 / 950 Ferry Road Ferrymead