Help Celebrate Infantry Anniversary

8 August 2013

Come and help celebrate the 150th anniversary of 5/7 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (5/7 RNZIR) this Saturday, 10 August.

Soldiers on parade ground.

The regiment - comprised of 7th Wellington (City of Wellington’s Own) and Hawke’s Bay Battalion Group Charter - will parade down Lambton Quay, finishing at Civic Square where Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will review it.

There is a rolling road closure in place for the event.

The parade will start in Lambton Quay outside the Law School at 12.20pm and make its way along Lambton Quay to Willis Street, onto Mercer Street and across Victoria Street to Civic Square, arriving at around 12.50pm.

There will be short-term closures of the lateral streets approaching the parade route.

To find out more about the weekend’s commemorations, contact Captain Michael O’Connor on (04) 527 5604.