The ‘spirit of Anzac is alive and well’

The Mosgiel Brass Band leads the Anzac Day parade from the Mosgiel Memorial RSA to Anzac Park on...
The Mosgiel Brass Band leads the Anzac Day parade from the Mosgiel Memorial RSA to Anzac Park on Sunday. PHOTOS: JESSICA WILSON
Hundreds of people, from babies to the elderly, gathered in Anzac Park for a service on Sunday.

At about 9.45am a parade lead by the Mosgiel Brass Band made its way from the Mosgiel Memorial RSA to the park, before two shots were fired from field guns.

The service was officiated by Kevin Thompson, assisted by Rachel Judge.

Taieri College head boy Cameron Stewart and head girl Gabby Kakahi read scriptures, while Dunedin City Councillor Michael Lord was the guest speaker.

Mosgiel’s Anzac Day Parade went from the Mosgiel Memorial RSA to Anzac Park.
Mosgiel’s Anzac Day Parade went from the Mosgiel Memorial RSA to Anzac Park.
He challenged everyone to do something to make a veteran proud, from visiting elderly people, volunteering at clubs or services, to helping young people.

Community heads placed wreaths on the soldiers’ memorial before members of the public were invited to do the same.

Mr Thompson said the amount of people who attended the service showed that the "spirit of Anzac is alive and well".

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