Wellington ANZAC Day schedule
Wednesday, April 24 2013 @ 09:48 pm ACST
Contributed by: Brett Northey
The following is the run down for the historic Australian football ANZAC Day event today (April 25th) at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.
|5.00pm||New Zealand Hawks v South Pacific Academy|
|7.15pm||Samantha Jade and Stan Walker perform|
|7.25pm||Joint cheers squad banner display|
|7.27pm||Match footballs delivered by children of NZ veterans|
|7.28pm||Sydney Swans enter arena|
|7.31pm||St Kilda Saints enter arena|
|- Observance Ceremony Guard turns outward and rest on arms|
|- The Ode to the fallen in Te Reo recited by Warrant Officer Dave Lark, RNZAK and in English recited by RSA National President, Lieutenant General, Don McIver|
|- The Last Post|
|- Minute silence|
|- The Rouse – flags raised|
|- The Australian national anthem will be performed by Samantha Jade and the NZ national anthem will be performed in Te Reo and English by Stan Walker|
|10.15pm (approx)||Presentation of the Anzac Medal and the Simpsons-Henderson Trophy|
The historic Anzac Day match between the St Kilda Saints v Sydney Swans is the first AFL premiership match to be played outside Australia. The match will be exclusively broadcast live in New Zealand from 7.30pm local time on SKY Television, Wellington 1503AM, Auckland 1332AM & On-Line at radiosport.co.nz ‘Listen Live Sport Extra’. In Australia it is live on pay TV provider Foxtel.
Tickets are still available and can be purchased at ticketek.co.nz.