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.

5.00pmNew Zealand Hawks v South Pacific Academy
7.15pmSamantha Jade and Stan Walker perform
7.25pmJoint cheers squad banner display
7.27pmMatch footballs delivered by children of NZ veterans
7.28pmSydney Swans enter arena
7.31pmSt 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
7.48pmCoin toss
7.50pmMatch starts
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.

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