ANZAC Day – an opportunity to pay tribute to Kiwi heroes
ANZAC Day – an opportunity to pay tribute to Kiwi
Coromandel MP Scott Simpson will join Paeroa’s
Dawn Service this ANZAC day to honour New Zealand’s
servicemen and women.
Mr Simpson says ANZAC Day is an
opportunity to show respect to our fallen soldiers, and to
pay tribute to Kiwis helping to build a better world today.
April 25th is the anniversary of the landing of New
Zealand and Australian soldiers – the ANZACs – on the
Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915.
More than 2700 New
Zealanders lost their lives in the campaign.
Mr Simpson’s grandfathers served in Gallipoli. Both of
them returned home.
Scott Simpson MP will also go to the
ANZAC Day service at the Katikati Memorial Hall at
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