Armistice Day 11th November 2012 - 1st Nov 2012


Cenotaph Queens Garden 11th November 2012
Commemoration of the 94th Armistice Day
11 Hour,11th Day, 11th Month 1918 & Wreath Laying


10.45 – Assemble Official Party and Wreath Presentation             MC- Maj Peter Aymes 
             Call the assembly to order and advise the program of the service, the historic significance of 
             the  cannon firing, signaling the end of hostilities 11.11,11, 1918, then identify the key attendees and   
              wreath bearers.
                                                             Chaplain -Dr Tony Martin (Retd) Military Chaplain to British & NZ Army.

10.53 – Remembrance the reason we are gathered here
             God Save the Queen (Chaplain Leads)
              Prayers

11.00 -Two minutes Silence punctuated by Robbie Burns Cannon being fired in the Queens Garden

11.02- Flyover - WW2 P51 Mustang
             And then the Chaplain continues to lead the service with the prayers and the act of Remembrance:
            -Wreath Laying – Bearers
            -ODE - President of the Dunedin RSA (read)
            -Last Post & Reveille- Bugler
            -Blessing by the Chaplain
            -God Defend New Zealand- (Chaplain Leads)

11.25 MC. To invite attending to Church Service - Dismiss the Gathering

12.00 Remembrance Church Service – St Paul’s Cathedral 
           
Followed by Afternoon tea

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