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Governor General to attend Chch ANZAC service

Media Release 24 April 2006

Governor General to attend Christchurch’s ANZAC service

The Governor General of New Zealand, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, will be present at Christchurch’s ANZAC Day commemorations tomorrow, 25 April.

Dame Silvia will attend the dawn service, which begins at 6.30am at Cathedral Square, to lay a wreath. Mayor Garry Moore will also lay a wreath on behalf of the citizens of Christchurch.

UNIBIC Australia, as well as Caffe L’affare, will offer free coffee and biscuits in Cathedral Square from 5.30am until the end of the Citizen’s Service, expected to be completed around 11am.

ANZAC Day services in the city

12 noon Air Force Museum, Harvard Avenue
11.30 am Akaroa War Memorial
10am Citizen’s Service, Christ Church Cathedral
6.30am Dawn Service, Cenotaph, Cathedral Square
10.30am Diamond Harbour
9am Halswell Domain, War Memorial
9.30am Little River Community Centre
10.30am Lyttelton Cenotaph
9.30am New Brighton, opp New Brighton Working Men’s Club
9.10am Papnui, St James Park, St James Avenue
9am Paparua, Kirk Road Pharmacy, Templeton
9am Prebbleton Hall, Prebbleton
6.30am Upper Riccarton War Memorial Library, Church Corner
12 noon Rolleston Community Centre
10.45am Sumner/Redcliffs, outside All Saints Anglican Church
8.45am Wycola Shops, Wycola Avenue

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