Twelve Anzac Day services to be held around West Auckland
The Anzac Day parades and services scheduled for west Auckland, start as usual with the poignant, candle-lit Dawn Service at Waikumete Cemetery, the second biggest in Auckland.
The services are:
Waikumete Cemetery Dawn Parade: assembly: 5.45am in cemetery for a 6am service at Cenotaph, Waikumete Cemetery, corner Great North and Glenview Roads
Waikumete Civic Parade: assembly at 10.45 in Cemetery, for a 11am service at Cenotaph, Waikumete Cemetery, corner Great North and Glenview Roads
An 18 cannon salute will be fired at these services
No dogs (except service dogs) are allowed at Waikumete Cemetery from 5.00am to 1.00pm on Anzac Day.
Avondale: Parade assembles at 9.30am at 48 Rosebank Road for a 9.40 start with a 10am service at St Ninians Memorial corner Great North Rd and St Georges Rd Avondale
Henderson: Parade commences at 11.15am Fire Station, Railside Ave for an 11.30am Service at Henderson RSA
Hobsonville: Parade assembles at 10.15am Hobsonville School, for a 10.30am start with an 11am Service: at Hobsonville RSA.
Laingholm: Service at 10.30am at the flagpole outside Community Hall, Victory Rd, Laingholm
New Lynn: Parade assembles at 8.45am behind McDonalds in Memorial Square Parade for a 9am start with a 9.30am service at New Lynn RSA, Totara Ave.
Piha: Parade assembles at Piha RSA for a 1.50pm start with service at 2pm at Lion Rock, Marine Parade.
Swanson: Parade assembles at 8.45am at Swanson Primary School with a 9am service at Swanson RSA.
Te Atatu Peninsula: Parade assembles at 9.40am at Te Atatu Community House carpark, 580 Te Atatu for a 10am Service at Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre.
Titirangi: Parade assembles at 10am at carpark next Hardware and commences at 10.15 am for a 10.30am service at Titirangi War Memorial Hall.
Waitakere: Service at 11.10am Waitakere RSA Clubrooms, Township Rd, Waitakere Village.
Lest we forget.