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ANZAC Dawn Service Program 2019

24 Apr 2019

THE COOK ISLANDS RETURNED SERVICES ASSOCIATION, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF THE COOK ISLANDS

104th ANZAC PROGRAMME THURSDAY 25 APRIL 2019

PURSUANT to the Public Holidays Act 1999 Section 2, ANZAC Day
will be observed on the 25 th April each year. The ANZAC Day functions will be held on Thursday 25 th April 2019 and the program is as follows:

DAWN SERVICE
The Cook Islands Returned Services Association (RSA) will hold a
Dawn Parade and fall-in will be at 5.30am at the eastern side of the
Ministry of Justice. March in to the Cenotaph at 5.55am
All ex-Service (and serving) men and women, including visiting ex-
Service personnel are invited to attend. Medals to be worn.

0530hrs VIPS and general public seated. Parade including Returned and Servicemen in position

0540hrs Arrival of the President of the House of Ariki, Kaumaiti Nui Travel Tou Ariki & Tou Vaine

0545hrs Arrival of the Aciting Prime Minister, Honourable Robert Tapaitau

0550hrs Arrival of the Queen’s Representative His Excellency Sir Tom Marsters and Lady Marsters (Queen’s anthem played… 6bars)

0555hrs March in of Returned and Servicemen (Piper Andrew Orange)

ORDER OF SERVICE

FLAG RAISING
General Salute – Boys Brigade Band

WELCOME
Sam Puati Samuel

OPENING PRAYER &; BIBLE READING
Bishop Paul Donoghue

GUEST SPEAKER
MR DENIS DWANE

POEM “FLANDERS FIELDS”
Girls Guides

ANZAC PRAYER
Scouts

LAYING OF WREATHS
(Piper Andrew Orange)

The Queens Representative His Excellency Sir Tom Marsters
Cook Islands Government Honorable Mr Robert Tapaitau
Leader of the Opposition Honorable Mrs Tina Browne
President of the House of Ariki Kaumaiti Nui Tou Travel Ariki
New Zealand High Commission Her Excellency Tessa Temata
Australian Defense Force
New Zealand Defense Force
Cook Islands Police Commissioner Maara Tetava
CI Returned Services Association Makea George Karika Ariki
The Aoteoroa Society
Cook Islands Red Cross Red Cross Rep
Uniform Organizations Uniform Org Reps
BLESSING OF THE WREATHS
Bishop Paul Donoghue

ODE
Cook Island Maori Boys Brigade
English Girls Brigade

LAST POST
Boys Brigade Bugler
ONE MINUTE SILENCE

REVEILIE
Boys’ Brigade Band
‘DAWNING OF THE DAY”
Piper Andrew Orange
CLOSING PRAYER
Bishop Paul Donoghue
MARCH OFF
Boys Brigade Band
MARCH OFF AND DISMISS

This concludes the 104 th ANZAC Dawn Service. On behalf of the President and all Cook Islands Returned & Services Association (RSA) members, we would like to thank the general public for attending the 2019 Dawn Service.

MARCH OFF – LED BY RSA

NOTE: Any person or organization other than those mentioned above wishing to place wreaths may do so after the service

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