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Anzac Day 2022

Dame Cindy and Dr Davies started their Anzac Day by attending the Dawn Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. The service included performances by the New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir, and readings by Air Marshal Kevin Short, Chief of Defence Force, and BJ Clark, President of the RNZRSA. Following the service, Their Excellencies went for coffee and Anzac biscuits at Mt Cook School, where they were pleased to meet a number of veterans who were in attendance, as well as Willie Apiata VC.

Dame Cindy delivering the Dawn Service Address

Following the Dawn Service earlier this morning, Dame Cindy and Dr Davies attended the Anzac Day National Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. The Service began with a flypast from three T6-C Texan aircraft, and featured performances from the New Zealand Youth Choir.

Dame Cindy Kiro and Dr Richard Davies lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior

You can find more images from the Dawn and National Commemoration Services, and Dame Cindy's Anzac Day addresses via the following links:

Anzac Day 2022

Anzac National Service gallery

Dawn Service speech 

National Service speech

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