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John Howard Lays Wreath At Unknown Warrior Tomb


Defence Force watch over ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior

The New Zealand Defence Force will return to the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior today to stand guard as the Hon John Howard, Prime Minister Australia lays a wreath.

The Chief of Defence Force, Air Marshal Bruce Ferguson, OBE, AFC will represent the men and women of the Defence Force at the ceremony.

The wreath laying ceremony commences at the National War Museum, Wellington at 3:30pm Monday 21 February.

This is the first official wreath-laying ceremony since the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior was sealed on 11 November 2004.

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