ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATION SERVICE Monday, 25th April 2011 9.30am at the Cenotaph Major Graham Medland, RSA Padre GUEST SPEAKER Commander Phillip Eagle RNZN Operational Support Commander “We will remember them” “Kia maumahara tonu tatou ki a ratou” NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL ANTHEM ADDRESS E Ihowa Atua God of Nations at thy feet Cdr Phillip Eagle, RNZN, Operational Support Commander O nga iwi matou ra In the bonds of love we meet LAYING OF WREATHS Ata whakarongo na Hear our voices we entreat Mayor Meng Foon on behalf of the Citizens of the Gisborne District Me aroha noa God defend our free-land Kia hua ko te pai Guard Pacific’s triple star Ben Tahata – President Gisborne Returned & Services Association Kia tau to atawhai From the shafts of strife and war Cdr Phillip Eagle, RNZN, Operational Support Commander Manaakitia mai Make her praises heard afar Aotearoa God defend New Zealand Other organisations and individuals wishing to lay wreaths may do so WELCOME AND READING OF PRAYER LAST POST Doug Cooper Major Graham Medland THE ODE Ben Tahata HYMN How Great Thou Art REVEILLE Doug Cooper O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder HYMN Abide with Me consider all the works Thy hands have made Abide with me; fast falls the eventide I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder the darkness deepens, Lord with me abide Thy power throughout the universe displayed When other helpers fail, and comforts flee Refrain Help of the helpless, O abide with me. Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to thee I fear no foe with Thee at hand to bless How great thou art! How great thou art! Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to thee Where is death’s sting? Where grave, thy victory? How great thou art! How great thou art! I triumph still if Thou abide with me And when I think, how God his Son not sparing BENEDICTION Sent Him to die, I scarce can take it in That on the cross, my burdens gladly bearing He bled and died, to take away my sin (Refrain) The combined bands will accompany the singing.
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