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Anzac Day: Skies clear for Gallipoli dawn service

April 26, 2016 7:30 am
Anzac Day: Skies clear for Gallipoli dawn service

Australians and New Zealanders attend the Dawn Service as part of the ANZAC Commemorative Service on April 25, 2016 in Eceabat, Turkey. Photo / Getty Images Queenslander George Johnson has made his first trip to Gallipoli and also “probably the last” but he hopes young people will keep visiting to […]

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Prince Harry attends poignant Anzac Day service in London

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Prince Harry attends poignant Anzac Day service in London

Prince Harry attended an ANZAC Day service at Hyde Park Corner as dawn broke in the UK. Photo / Supplied Prince Harry has attended a poignant dawn service for Anzac Day at London’s Hyde Park. The service began with the sounds of a pūtātara conch shell trumpet playing a lament […]

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Turks stick it to selfies

April 24, 2016 4:30 am
Turks stick it to selfies

The telescopic sticks used to take self-photos are on the list of prohibited items at this year’s service at Anzac Cove in Turkey. Photo / iStock Kiwis attending Anzac Day memorials at Gallipoli will have to revert to old-school measures to get their photos, as selfie sticks are banned on […]

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Australia cancels ANZAC service at Gallipoli

February 14, 2016 6:17 am
Australia cancels ANZAC service at Gallipoli

The Anzac Cove beach cemetery. Photo / Kevin TaylorThere is an assurance from our Government this morning that ANZAC commemorations at Gallipoli are going ahead as planned. Australia’s government has cancelled the Lone Pine service, saying the site is is too hard for veterans and their families to get to. […]

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Buckingham Palace confirmed Gallipoli trip of Prince Charles and Prince Harry

March 7, 2015 8:31 am
Buckingham Palace confirmed Gallipoli trip of Prince Charles and Prince Harry

Buckingham Palace has confirmed that Prince Charles and Prince Harry will represent the royal family at the centenary Anzac dawn service in Gallipoli. But Prince William, whose wife Kate is expecting the couple’s second child in mid to late-April, will remain in London. “The Prince of Wales accompanied by Prince […]

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