PARADES AND COMMEMORATION SERVICES
The MRSA observe and commemorate several occasions and the following details the permanent ones observed.
ANZAC Day 24 April at Ward A full service at the Ward domain at 1400 each 24 April
ANZAC Day 25 April each year with services held at 0600 Picton, 0630 Awatere (Seddon), 0900 Renwick, 0930 Spring Creek, 1000 Havelock and Rai Valley, 1100 Kaikoura and Blenheim.
Korean War 27 July to commemorate signing of the truce in the MRSA Lounge. Service commences at 1100 hours.
Battle of Long Tan Vietnam War 18 August to commemorate the Anniversary of the Battle. Held in the RSA Lounge at 1100 hours.
Battle of Britain 16 September at Blenheim cenotaph. Service conducted and arranged by the RNZAFA commences at 1100 hours.
Malayan Veterans Day 16 September at Blenheim cenotaph. Service commences at 1100 hours.
Police Remembrance Day 29 September or as decided by the Area Police Commander. 1100 hours in the RSA Lounge of Clubs of Marlborough and by invitation from the Police Area Commander.
Boer War or South African War 21 October at Tuamarina monument to commemorate the departure of the first contingent from Marlborough. Service commences at 1100 hours.
Armistice Day 11 November at the Blenheim cenotaph to commemorate the signing of the armistice between the Germans and the Allies in WW1. Service commences on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.