Anzac Day falls on Thursday, 25 April and serves as a day to commemorate the service and sacrifice of all New Zealand and Australian servicemen and servicewomen. See how Anzac day is being commemorated in the city centre below. 

Whether you're taking Friday off to give yourself an extra long weekend, or just enjoying a day off on Thursday, there's plenty on in the city centre - check it all out below. 


Events on Anzac Day 25 April 


Check out the Sky Tower that will shine like a giant poppy | Sky Tower
For Anzac Day this year, the Sky Tower will shine like a giant poppy, symbolising remembrance and hope. The PWC building, Quay Street lights and the Queen Street lights will also light up to show support.

Vector lights

Watch the Vector Lights Anzac display | Auckland Harbour Bridge 
The Vector lights will also shine bright with a dynamic light show to commemorate both Poppy Day and Anzac Day on . The show will run from 6pm until midnight every 15 minutes, as well as 5am – 7am on 25 April.

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Last updated: 23 April 2024