Anzac Day 2015: NZ marks 100th Gallipoli anniversary


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.

Read more: http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/anzac-day-2015-nz-marks-100th-gallipoli-anniversary-2015042506#ixzz3YNZZlUsP

In Upper Hutt the commemoration took place in front of

Council Building.

Here are some photos I have taken this morning.

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Retired teacher interested in anything crafty: Scrap booking, card making, quilting, knitting etc. Everything about animals especially DOGS

6 thoughts on “Anzac Day 2015: NZ marks 100th Gallipoli anniversary”

    1. Beslis. Hul het n bietjie meer as n maand terug vrywilligers gevra om na n museum in Wellington te kom om poppies te brei en hekel. Dit was n groot sukses. Hul het baie kranse kon maak

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