21-gun salute to acknowledge the proclamation of accession of His Majesty King Charles III
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will conduct two 21-gun salutes on Sunday 11 September to acknowledge the proclamation of accession of His Majesty King Charles III.
10 September, 2022
The New Zealand Army’s 16th Field Regiment will fire a salute from Point Jerningham in Wellington on the Proclamation of Accession being made at Parliament. In accordance with naval tradition, a gun salute will also be fired at the same time from Devonport Naval Base.
More information about the significance of Gun Salutes can be found here.
What: 21-gun salute
Where: Point Jerningham (Wellington) and Devonport Naval Base (Auckland)
When: Sunday 11 September, approximately 12.45pm