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ANZAC Day 2017


Tue 25 Apr 2017, 6:00am–12:00pm

Where: National Army Museum, 1 Hassett Dr, SH1, Waiouru, Tongariro

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

ANZAC Day will be commemorated at the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa with two services on Tuesday 25 April 2017. The dawn service will begin at 6am, while the civilian service is at 11am.

Both services will be supported by military personnel from the nearby Waiouru Military Training Camp. At the conclusion of the dawn service, the Museum and Home Fires Cafe will open to the public at the special time of 7am.

ANZAC Day opening hours: 7am - 4:30pm

Services within the building are provided free of charge, however, normal admission prices to the Museum still apply.

Events and activities:
- Heartlanders: New Zealanders of the Great War - free outdoor exhibition
- Going Underground: Tunnellers in WWI featuring photographs by Brett Killington and Tunnel Technology
- Poppy Air Balloon Display
- Military vehicles from the Museum’s own collection on display
- Kidz HQ - an interactive educational space for children and families
- Animals at War Children’s Activity Trail