With 2018 marking the centenary of The Armistice of 11 November 1918, the city will host several events as part of the Armistice 2018 Commemoration Programme.
Palmerston North City Council, Linton Military Camp, and Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea invite you to come along and help commemorate this significant occasion.
On Friday 9 November a spectacular family friendly event featuring guns from 16th Field Regiment of the Royal New Zealand Artillery will be held at Awapuni Race Course and Function Centre. Live music, including Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, will be performed by the New Zealand Army Band and Palmerston North Brass Band along with a Beating Retreat Military Parade.
A commemorative service for the anniversary of Armistice Day will then be held on Saturday 11th November at the Cenotaph at 11am. Public are welcome to attend the ceremony which will begin promptly at 11am. Returned and serving personnel are requested to form up at the i Site at 10.50am.