Otago Polytechnic


All graduands who would like to walk in the parade are to meet at Aotea Square at 11.15am. All graduands must arrive on time and be wearing their academic dress. 

The parade will start at Aotea Square and finish at the Auckland Town Hall. It will move down Bledisloe Lane and turn right onto Wellesley Street West. It will then turn right up Queen Street. The parade will depart at 11:30am and will be led by a piper and a drummer. Your guests are more than welcome to follow you and cheer you on.

There will be a photographer taking photos of all graduands and guests. 

You do not have to walk in the parade if you don’t want to. If this is the case, please ensure you meet at the Town Hall Great Hall at 12pm sharp. There will be staff and volunteers who will show you where to go.