SIMILAR TO THAT OP VE DAY P.A. WELLINGTON, this day. "The national ceremony in connection with the celebration of the cessation of hostilities with Japan will take place, as was the case with the VE day celebrations, in front of Government Buildings. Wellington, at 11 a.m. on the second day of the two holidays and, with a flight extension, will follow the same lines as the previous- ceremony," the Prime Minister, Mr. Fraser, stated to-day. The Prime Minister said he would be glad if local ceremonies could be timed to begin not earlier than noon that day in order to allow people throughout the Dominion to. listen in to the national 'ceremony.
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NATIONAL CEREMONY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 190, 13 August 1945
NATIONAL CEREMONY Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 190, 13 August 1945
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