UK and Europe:
London – The New Zealand High Commission in London are hosting a virtual commemorative ANZAC day service from Westminster Abbey at 3.00pm GMT April 25th, to allow London Kiwis and Australians to mark the day. Find out more here.
Belgium – The New Zealand Embassy in Belgium are live streaming their annual wreath laying ceremonies, at significant World War 1 sites across belgium. As no public attendance is permitted this year, footage will be released of private layings throughout the day on New Zealand in Belgium’s Facebook page.
A last post at the Meinin Gate will also be held by the Last Post Association to celebrate WWI allies, the live stream can be found here.
Spain – The New Zealand Embassy in Spain isn’t able to host their usual service in Madrid, instead they are commemorating Anzac day by hosting their first Anzac Virtual Pub Quiz on Thursday 22 April. Head to their Facebook page to find out more or email [email protected] to register for the event.
Italy– With no public attendance permitted at the Rome commemoration service, the New Zealand Embassy in Italy are releasing footage of the ceremony on their Facebook page at 9:00am 25 April, CET here.
Netherlands– The Hague will be live streaming their wreath laying ceremony from 8:00am on April 25th, CET and are inviting guests to observe 2 minutes of silence with them. Head to their facebook page for details on how to join here.
Germany – The Embassy in Germany is unfortunately unable to host a public Anzac Day remembrance ceremony in Berlin this year. Ambassador Rupert Holborow and his Australian counterpart Philip Green will honour the sacrifices of our troops in a non-public, socially-distanced setting. But you can still #StandAtDawn and virtually honour, reflect and remember on Anzac Day on 25 May. The NZ Defence Force has prepared a useful toolkit which you can access here.
Turkey – There will again be no public ceremonies on the #Gallipoli Peninsula.
UAE – The UAE’s Australian & NZ Emabassy’s in partnership are commemorating Anzac day by hosting a virtual dawn service, available to watch through the Australian Embassy UAE’s Facebook page here.
Beijing – The Australian Embassy Beijing will be hosting a dawn service on Sunday 25 April, gates open from 4:30am with ceremonies starting at 5:00am. Green health code and temperature checks will be required on entry. To register email [email protected] with your details. More details can be found here.
Shanghai – The Australian Consulate General and the New Zealand Consulate General for Shanghai will be hosting a morning service from 6:00am on April 25th CST. Spaces are limited so to register interest please email either [email protected] or [email protected]. More details can be found here.
Guangzhou – The Australian Consulate General and the New Zealand Consulate General for Guangzhou will be hosting a morning service from 5:00am on April 25th, CST. Spaces are limited so to register interest and find out more details please fill out the enquiry form here.
Washington – The Australian Embassy along with the New Zealand Embassy for Washington are hosting a virtual Anzac day ceremony via live stream on Sunday 25th April at 5.45am, EDT. you can find the event details here https://www.facebook.com/events/280951126835040
If you’re in New Zealand, check out the interactive map showing locations of ANZAC Day commemorations.
You can donate to the RSA Poppy appeal here.
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