3news.co.nz reporter Taylor Sincock writes
This year’s Anzac Day is being heralded as one of the “biggest” yet, with thousands of Kiwis today marking the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign.
More than 2500 Kiwi soldiers were killed after they – alongside Australian troops – stormed the peninsula’s beaches on April 25, 1915, during World War I.
Among the ceremonies scheduled nationwide, people young and old flocked to the Dawn Service at the new Pukeahu National War Memorial in Wellington, with an estimated 20,000 filling the park’s concourse for the moving ceremony.
In Upper Hutt the commemoration took place in front of
Here are some photos I have taken this morning.