ANZAC Day Services 2024


There will be two services in Featherston on Anzac Day, to which residents and visitors are cordially invited:

Dawn Service 5.45 am – Cross of Sacrifice, Featherston Cemetery. Please be assembled by 5.40am.

Civic Service 8.00 am – All persons taking part in the parade – Veterans, emergency services, scouts, girl guides, cadets etc. and anyone else, please arrive at Birdwood Street next to the Skatepark no later than 7.45am. At 8.00am the parade steps off and marches to the War Memorial for the wreath laying ceremony. Approx 8.30am the parade marches to ANZAC Hall for the main service. 9.00am in ANZAC Hall. There will be a Traffic Management Plan in place, please expect short delays.

Anyone intending to lay a wreath at either service is asked to contact the RSA on 022 394 3695 no later than 12.00pm, Monday 22 April.

Stuart Tulip, Vice President Featherston Memorial RSA


The Greytown RSA Committee will conduct a public Commemoration Service at the WWII Memorial, Kuratawhiti Street, at 10.30am on ANZAC Day, 25 April. The parade will march from Kuratawhiti Street to the South Wairarapa Workingmen’s Club. This will be followed by a short civic service at the Workingmen’s Club. There will be a Traffic Management Plan in place, please expect short delays.

Susan von Pein, Secretary Greytown RSA


Residents of Martinborough and District are invited to attend the Dawn Parade and Service on Thursday 25 April. The parade will form up at 5.45am outside Pain and Kershaws on Jellicoe Street and move off to the Square at 5.55am for the Service and laying of the wreaths. Due to the early start a torch is advisable.

Coffee and tea will be available in the Supper Room of the Waihinga Centre following the Service.

Pam Colenso, Secretary Martinborough RSA


The Lake Ferry service this year will include involvement from our iwi, schools and local residents. The parade will gather at the flagpole at 10:15am for a 10:30am start.

Following the service there will be a Community BBQ at the Lake Ferry Domain to involve Whanau and Tamariki.

All welcome.

Nigel Gattsche, Secretary Lake Ferry Ratepayer and Residents Association

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