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Anzac Day 2019

Dame Patsy began Anzac Day by giving the Anzac Address at the Dawn Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial. She also laid a wreath alongside HE the Hon Patricia Forsythe, High Commissioner of Australia and He Ahmet Ergin, the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey.

Dame Patsy and Sir David then attended the National Commemoration at Pukeahu later in the morning, where Dame Patsy and Hon Grant Robertson spoke.  The Service included readings by youth representatives from New Zealand, Australia and Turkey. The Air Force Band and the Supertonic Choir provided a moving backdrop during the wreath-laying ceremony. 

Anzac Address

Image Gallery for National Commemoration

Dawn Service Speech given by Dame Patsy

Image Gallery

Image of Dame Patsy speaking at the Anzac Day Dawn Service

Image of wreaths laid by the Australian High Commissioner, Dame Patsy and the Turkish Ambassador

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