Where to grab coffee and breakfast after your local dawn ceremony, the best free activities and fun places to visit with friends and family: Do you know how you’re going to spend your Anzac Day?
Experience-finding app, Romer, has put together a list of its most popular activities which will be open throughout the country, despite restricted trading rules.
“At Romer, we believe Anzac Day is about spending time with your family and loved ones and reflecting on those who’ve been lost in New Zealand’s war history,” Heazlewood says.
As well as the main centres listed below, users around the country can search any place and zoom in to find nearby activities to help plan their own Anzac Day.
Romer’s list of Anzac Day activities, by region, is:
Coffee at Good Day - open from 7am
The Odettes Eatery Herbed Scramble - open from 7am
Lox salmon bagels and delicious coffee at Pickleandpie - open from 9am
Smoothie bowls at Willi’s Kitchen - open from 7.30am
South Headland Reserve Walk at sunset
Stir in hot chocolate at The Caffeine Laboratory - open from 7.30am
Vegan Hash at Town Tonic open from 7.30am
Sweet and savoury vegan brunch at Mavis & Co - open from 5am for coffee and serving breakfast from 6.30am
Date night at the movies at Lido Cinema
Smashed avo toast at Alimento Eatery - open from 8am
Vegan big breakfast at The Nourished Eatery - open from 7.30am
Grab a creamy seaside coffee at sunrise at Perc St Clair - open from 7am
Choc smoothie bowls at Starfish - open from 6.30am
Relax in the Chinese Gardens with a pot of tea - open from 10am
Best Coffee in Palmerston North at Moxies - open from 6am
Roasted pumpkin soup on Anzac morning at Wholegrain Organics - open from 9am
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