This event is organised by the Canterbury Branch of the Malayan Veterans Association in conjunction with the Christchurch Branch of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association (RSA) and Christchurch City Council.
6am–6.15am: people gather
6.15am: the parade begins
6.30am: the service centred around the memorial cenotaph begins
7.15am: the service concludes with wreath laying.