Saturday, 25 April 2015
Anzac day 2015 in Mangawhai
This morning I spent a couple of hours with many other people at our local RSA (returned services association) in Hakaru, about 10 minutes out of Mangawhai for Anzac Day. We have a local Cadets unit - these young people did an awesome job this morning
One of our locals Logan Brown is a master bag piper - love the sound of those Scottish bag pipes.
Nice to see so many military personnel - local and non local such as army/air force/police/fire brigade/st john ambulance representatives.
Mangawhai Beach school students had also made wooden crosses painted with names of their fallen heroes which were pushed into the ground lining the path to the Cenotaph.
So many wreaths laid on the Cenotaph - and such an important day in the history of New Zealand and Australia. How did you celebrate Anzac Day?
A year ago more or less when we were in Auckland while walking past Aotea Square I saw these young ones practicing their dancing skills whi...