NZDF

Army to fire three 21 gun salutes in June

31 May 2011

During the first two weeks in June, the New Zealand Army’s 16 Field Regiment will fire three 21 gun salutes from Point Jerningham, Wellington. Gun salutes are scheduled as follows:

1:             12.00pm, Thursday 2 June 2011 to commemorate the anniversary of the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

2:             12.00pm, Monday 6 June 2011 to commemorate the birthday (official as observed in NZ) of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

3.             12.00pm, Friday 10 June 2011 to commemorate the birthday of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

ENDS

For further information please contact Ally Clelland, Defence Communications Group

04 496 0273 or 021 569 130

 

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