A programme of public events that mark Anzac Day commemorations. This year, Anzac Day is on Wednesday 25 April.
Anzac Day events
Exhibitions and artwork
|18 April–9 May
|Fields of Remembrance
2018 is the final year of this installation. The lawn will feature a named cross to represent the loss of each life during WW1.
|Salamanca Lawn, Wellington Botanic Garden
The Great War
|Gallipoli - The scale of our war
||Te Papa Tongarewa
Access to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
Road closures and parking restrictions
For information on road closures, visit Anzac Day - Ministry for Culture and Heritage
As it is a public holiday, free parking will be available in all metered car parks.
Mobility parking will be available in The Warehouse car park on Tory Street.
Walking and cycling
If you're planning to walk or cycle, avoid Tasman Street as this is where the VIP drop offs will be forming. Bikes can be parked in Marion Square.
Access to Atatürk Memorial
The access gate to drive down to the Atatürk Memorial (off Bowes Crescent) will be closed to vehicles on Anzac Day. There will be no restriction to pedestrian access.
It's recommended that you park on Moa Point Road and make your way up to the Memorial on foot.
Anzac Day hours
Some of our services and facilities have reduced opening hours on Anzac Day. You can find out more in our holiday hours section of the website, or for more information you can contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year on 04 499 4444.