The National Dedication and Civic Memorial Service will be held at 12 noon on 22 February 2017, at the Earthquake Memorial site. The Memorial is on the banks of Ōtākaro/ the Avon River between the Montreal Street Bridge and Durham Street and bordered by Oxford Terrace to the South.
The Order of Service can be downloaded here
High resolution images, including a site map for public use can be downloaded from the image gallery.
Media release February 21 2017
Media release February 17 2017
Media release January 24 2017
Media accreditation for this event has now closed. Please not only accredited media will be able to enter the media are at the event.
Set up - 22 February
All accredited media will need to be set up onsite before 11am in the allocated media area on the North Bank. You will need to show your accredited media pass to gain entry. This site map shows the entry point for media.