“Anzac Day is a national day of commemoration observed on 25 April each year. It commemorates those who died serving New Zealand during war while honouring returned and current servicemen and women, past and present.
25 April marks the day in 1915 when Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landed at Gallipoli in Turkey, the site of New Zealand’s first major battle of World War One with the loss of over 2,700 New Zealand soldiers.
We honour the Anzac values of courage, compassion, camaraderie, and commitment and a time we depended on each other as brothers.”
~ RSA (Returned and Services Association)
Join us at ANZAC Poppies in the Park, held at the Historical Maritime Park and Museum from Saturday 20 April to Thursday 25 April 2019, 10am – 3pm each day.
Food and refreshments are available for purchase including a “Digger’s lunch”, Anzac surprise along with Anzac biscuits with a cup of tea or coffee in delightful heritage cups.
Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the atmosphere of remembrance while you listen to music of the war era echoing through the trees. Paddleboat rides also available by arrangement.
Enjoy our Movie Night on Saturday 20th, starting time 7pm, entry by koha, bookings essential.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page for news and updates (including any wet weather cancellations). You can also call us on 07 862 7121 or 0274 742 551.
Why not stay for a night or two and view the Maritime Museum or maybe take a cruise on the Waihou and Ohinemuri Rivers on the paddleboat Tamati or you could always cycle the Hauraki Rail Trail - ther's plenty to choose from. Parking is available on-site, 6894 Puke Road, Paeroa.
Price: $15.00 a night, plus $5.00 if power is required.
To book, and for any enquiries please email email@example.com, or phone 07 862 7121 or 0274 742 551