You can find out more about Anzac Day on the NZ History online and Te Ara websites and browse the Anzac related heritage resources at Auckland Libraries. To find out about services being held around the Auckland region, check out the Auckland council website for more information.
The library also has a range of heritage images showing Anzac Day scenes over the years, such as services, parades, memorials and banners. You can search for these by using the keyword Anzac in the search box of the heritage databases: Heritage Images, Local History Online and Footprints. We have put together a selection for you below and as you look through these, take a moment to remember all the servicemen and servicewomen who have served for their country.
|Ref: Photographer unknown, Anzac Day ceremony, Papatoetoe, c. 1970s, photograph reproduced by courtesy of Mr Neil Closey (via Cheryl Fowler), South Auckland Research Centre, Auckland Libraries, Footprints 01506|
|Ref: Photographer unknown, Anazac service, Auckland Town Hall, corner of Greys Ave and Queen St, c. 1922-1929, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 7-A1591|
|Ref: J.T. Diamond, Anzac Memorial service on beach at Piha, 1953, West Auckland Research Centre, Auckland Libraries, JTD-04K-00107-2|