Anzac Day 2021: New Zealanders once again gather to honour the fallen

Anzac Day 2021: New Zealanders once again gather to honour the fallen

The Guardian

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After last year’s socially distanced Anzac Day, crowds returned to dawn services around the country

A year after Covid cancelled all services, New Zealanders rose to acknowledge its servicemen and women on Anzac Day.

Last year the pandemic and level four lockdown left New Zealanders standing at their letterboxes in a socially distant tribute. The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, was joined by her partner and father at the bottom of Wellington’s Premier House driveway, listening to the Last Post silently before returning to the official residence.

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