Event Details

Three ceremonies were held at Longueval on the Somme to mark this event, attended by high level representatives from New Zealand and France. The ceremonies were led by the New Zealand Defence Force Maori Cultural Group.


6.30am: departure on foot from Longueval Town Hall to the New Zealand Memorial for a traditional dawn ceremony.

11am: New Zealand national commemoration at the CWGC Caterpillar Valley Cemetery and Memorial.

7.30pm: Return to the New Zealand Memorial for a sunset ceremony.


Caterpillar Valley Cemetery
D20, 80360