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Remembrance Day Commemorations 2023

Looking for a Remembrance Day Commemoration in your local area? See the list below for your nearest commemoration.

Please note - this list contains only those commemorations notified to the RNZRSA's National Office. If there is no commemoration listed in your community, please check with your local RSA or your local council.


  Location Time Additional information
Hokianga Kohukohu Memorial Arches 10:30am COMLOG NZDF booked as guest speaker
Kerikeri Memorial Wall, Kerikeri Domain, Cobham Road 10.45am  
Warkworth Memorial Cenotaph, Church Hill 10.45am Warkworth 170th Anniversary. Commemorative Street March, featuring RNZ Navy Band, Veterans, NZDF Personel etc



  Location Time Additional Information
Pukekohe RSA Franklin, 17 Edinburgh St, Pukekohe 2120 10.50am Unfortunately, the local council will not allow parades due to HSS issues, so RSA Franklin will conduct their Armistice Day Parade indoors this year.
Helensville Helensville War Memorial Hall, 49 Commercial Rd 10.55am Medals should be worn, if wearing your relative's medals, wear them on your right side.
Otahuhu The Archway at Otahuhu Cemetary cnr Atkinson Ave and Luke St 10.45am  



  Location Time Additional Information
Thames Memorial Cenotaph, Monument Rd 10.45am Plan B. If the weather is not suitable for an outdoors service the venue will be the War Memorial and Civic Centre, Mary Street, Thames. The start time will remain the same
Cambridge Cambridge Town Hall, Victoria St 10.30am Concert on Fri 10 Nov at Town Hall


Bay of Plenty

  Location Time Additional Information
Tauranga Cenotaph, 1237 Cameron Rd, Greerton 10.45am Serving Members and ex-Service personnel To wear medals
Rotorua Memorial Cenotaph, Queen's Dr, Government Gardens 10.40am Light refreshments following service at The Rotorua Club, Arawa Park Raceway, Fenton St, Rotorua



  Location Time Additional Information
Inglewood Inglewood Club, 35 Moa St 10.45am A short service and morning tea.


Manawatu - Wanganui

  Location Time Additional Information
Palmerston North PN Cenotaph, Te Marae o Hine/The Square (wet weather venue PN Conference & Function Centre, Main Street 11.00am Look out for detailed information on the PNCC and PNRSA websites
Hunterville Memorial Cenotaph, Cnr of SH1 and High St 10.50am  
Levin Memorial Cenotaph, Cambridge St 10.30am Wet weather service at RSA clubrooms 5 Devon St



  Location Time Additional Information
Featherston Cross of Sacrifice, Featherston Cemetary, Western Lake Rd 10.45am  
Masterton Queen Elizabeth Park Cenotaph, Cnr Dixon St and Park Ave 10.50am Wairarapa Services and Citizen Club cnr Chapel and Essex Streets after the Service



  Location Time Additional Information
Wellington CBD  Pukeahu 11.00am At the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior



  Location Time

Additional Information

Blenheim Seymour Square Cenotaph, Seymour St 11.00am  



  Location Time Additional Information
Takaka Memorial Park, 63 Commercial St 10.55am https://itson.co.nz/2023/28356-armistice-day-commemoration



  Location Time Additional Information
Christchurch Bridge of Remembrance 11.00am

Full formal parade including 2/4 RNZIR marching with their colours.

At 12.30 hours there will also be a short ceremony at Lancaster Park for the rededication of the park's Memorial Gates.

Templeton Templeton RSA Clubrooms, 38 Kirk Rd 10.45am Medals to be worn
Geraldine Geraldine RSA Clubrooms, 1 Waihi Tce 10.50am Lt Cdr Grant Finlayson of the RNZN will be the guest speaker.
Timaru Caroline Bay WW1 Memorial 10.45am  



  Location Time Additional Information
Cromwell Memorial Cenotaph, Inniscort St 10.50am