skip to main content

I want to...

Current filter:

Earthquake Memorial to be streamed online

Published: 27 January 2022

2017 EQ survivors afternoon tea 0037

Due to New Zealand moving to the Red Traffic Light in the COVID-19 protection framework, the Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Memorial Service, scheduled to take place at the Waiapu Cathedral, Napier on Saturday 5 February, is no longer able to proceed with guests.

Napier City Council and the Diocese of Waiapu have determined that the safest way to proceed is to hold the service with speakers only. Survivors, guests and members of the public are invited to watch online via the Cathedral’s Facebook page from the safety of their own homes.

The service can be viewed on Waiapu Anglican Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Napier Facebook Page

Napier Mayor, Kirsten Wise, says she’s disappointed the event can’t go ahead as planned, however the difficult decision was made to ensure the health and safety of the Napier community.

“The Earthquake Memorial gives us the opportunity to pay our respects to those who lost their lives as well as reflect on the events that shaped our City. I hope you can join us, albeit virtually, on this significant occasion,” Kirsten says.

Back to News Archive

Napier City Council - Copyright © 2024 Napier City Council

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Napier City Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Napier City Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Napier City Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© Napier City Council - / +64 6 835 7579 /