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Curtain up time for Vera Lynn fans

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25 August 2004

Curtain up time for Vera Lynn fans

Vera Lynn fans are clamouring for tickets to the free Tribute to Vera Lynn concert on Monday 30 August.

The tickets are fast running out so Auckland City strongly encourages those wishing to attend or organising others to attend to contact Specialist Ticketing at Ticketek on (09) 307 5058 as soon as possible to book tickets. Pickup or courier options are available.

Following an overwhelming response to the event, ticketing was introduced two weeks ago to avoid disappointment. While the tickets are still free, seats are limited and will be allocated on a “first come first served” basis.

Doors will open at 11am for an 11.30am start. Volunteers, including Auckland City's ambassadors, will be on hand to provide directions and to assist attendees to their seats.

It is recommended that attendees park in the Civic Carpark or, if there are mobility issues, have someone drop them off outside the Town Hall using the bus stop areas (arrangements have been made to provide extra space).

St John’s Ambulance staff will be attending, profiling their Caring Caller and Lifelink services and will provide paramedic support should it be needed.

The free concert is proudly sponsored by Auckland City and the Hobson Community Board, and is an acknowledgement of the contribution Auckland’s senior citizens, returned servicemen and their families make to our community.

For more information visit www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/whatson/events/veralynn.

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