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On parade is the Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps Banner at the rededication of the Awapuni Memorial on 20 October 2016.  The memorial was erected at the Race course in 1929, to commemorate the New Zealand Medical Corps who trained there ahead of deployment in World War One. After falling into disrepair a project to restore it began in 2014, at a cost of $200,000. The Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps established the project team, with Palmerston North City Council and Awapuni Racing Centre. The RNZAMC Banner was presented by the Colonel-in-Chief, Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps, His Royal Highness, the Duke of Gloucester, Prince Richard, KG, GCVO.  It is known as The Prince Richard Banner.  The Prince Richard Banner was received into the RNZAMC and consecrated on the 20 May 2010 at Linton Camp, Palmerston North.

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Awapuni Memorial Rededication
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