In Auckland, the biggest focus is always on the dawn service at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.
This year the Museum's Illuminate 2013 ran from April 22-24 in the evenings and
"focuses on the contributions and sacrifices of Pacific peoples alongside the Maori Battalion and the foundation this created for enduring ties between our countries and for Pacific self-governance. The archival footage was edited by Illuminate guest curator Pita Turei. With thanks to Archives New Zealand."
The Museum has quite a full programme for the day, for those inclined.
Services are of course, held in and around the Auckland region, and my family and I will be at the East Coast Bays Civic Parade and Service in Browns Bay.
After that, we'll spend a lovely day together as a family - appreciating each other and the lives we are able to lead, thanks to others sacrifices.
Of course, there is still time to contribute to our Trans Tasman Anzac Day Blog Challenge - our annual honour roll. There are quite a few contributions now, you might want to read the some of the blogs posted in the comments at the bottom of the Challenge page.
Best regards SEONAID