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ANZAC Day Events

Kia ora, apologies for the late arrival of this message, a more complete national 'what's on' listing will follow later this week.

************************ ANZAC Day, 25 April 2001 ************************

*** Otautahi / Christchurch ~ Women wearing black will lay a wreath at the ANZAC dawn ceremony in memory of all the women and children raped and killed in war, 6-30am, in Cathedral Square, all welcome to share in this memorial.

*** Whanganui a Tara / Wellington

~ ' Lest we forget': Gallipoli, Vietnam, the Cold War - past governments have committed NZers to wars we should never have been involved in. The greatest mark of respect to those who have suffered or died as a result of these decisions must be to admit our past wrongs and ensure that they never happen again, 9am, at St Andrews on the Terrace, speakers Rev Raymond Pelly and others.

*** Tamaki Makaurau / Auckland

~ 'Lest We Forget': A fresh look at our ANZAC past, speakers are Matt Robson, Minister for Disarmament, with Rev. Jean Brookes, 9am, Aotea Chapel, Methodist Central Hall, Queen Street (opp. Town Hall). Hosted by The Peace Foundation tel (09) 373 2379,

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