Wreath Laying Ceremony

Date: 08 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
Time: 11:30 am

Scott's Statue, corner of Worcester Boulevard and Oxford Terrace, Christchurch

The wreath laying ceremony is a tradition that started in the 1930s when Admiral Richard Byrd laid a wreath at the Scott Statue in Christchurch.Join the New Zealand Antarctic Society Canterbury Branch and Antarctica New Zealand to share in paying tribute to Antarcticans who currently serve and those who have gone before.

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