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Memorial Day Commemoration United States

Memorial Day Commemoration United States

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When:

  • Mon 30 May ’16, 10:00am – 11:00am

Where:

Queen Elizabeth Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, Paekakariki

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

A service of commemoration that honours American service personnel who have died in time of war.
(Like NZ's ANZAC Day) This is held on the land where thousands of US Marines were camped during World War ii 1942 - 44 and near the beach where 10 US USN sailors drowned in a training accident.

Included in the 50-minute outdoor service - are local high school and primary school participants with US Marines, NZ Defence Force, Air Force Cadets, with representatives from United States Embassy, KCDC, RSA and community members. Anyone that wishes to remember this period in history or for Americans in New Zealand and the general public are welcome. Follow signs 1 K north of Paekakariki to US Marines Memorial Queen Elizabeth Park.

In case of rain the event will be held at the same time at Memorial Hall the north end of The Parade Paekakariki.

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