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Armistice Day

One hundred and nine white crosses are at the heart of commemorating the armistice that ended the First World War in 1918. 

11 November this year marks the centenary of the armistice, when war finally gave way to peace after four years of brutal conflict. Every year on 11 November, New Zealanders across the country remember the service and sacrifices endured by those who fought, and those who stayed behind. 

The First World War had an impact on almost every family at that time. Tauranga’s community is invited to come together and commemorate this significant date in our history at the various events taking place.

Armistice Homecomings Exhibition 2018

Homecomings: From Tauranga to the Trenches

Date: From 12 October - 8 November 2018
Location: Tauranga waterfront

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Armistice Field of Remembrance 2018

Field of Remembrance – Honouring our Fallen

Date: From 17 October - 8 November 2018
Location: Tauranga waterfront

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Armistice Centenary Service 2018

Armistice Centenary Service

Date: Sunday, 11 November 2018 - 11am
Location: Memorial Park, Tauranga

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