City Processions - Please note that there will be no city processions in December.

City Processions

Hamilton City Procession

(Please join the procession, together with family and friends, on the day of your graduation. There is one procession held daily for both the morning and afternoon ceremonies. You are requested to be at the Victoria Street end of Garden Place, in full academic dress, by 12.45pm for the City Welcome. The procession will leave Garden Place at 1.00pm to arrive at Claudelands Event Centre by 1.30pm. The route is along Victoria Street, Claudelands Road and across the bridge to Claudelands Event Centre).

There will be no procession on the day of the Marae ceremony.

Tauranga City Procession

There will be no graduation ceremony in Tauranga in December 2017.

Please join the procession, together with family and friends. You are requested to be at the City Centre (Red Square) corner of Spring Street and Willow Street, in full academic dress, by 11:00am. The procession will leave the Square at 11:10am. Graduands will parade through the city, then will be directed onto buses to be transported to ASB Arena. Buses will ONLY transport graduands. Family members and friends must make their own way to ASB Arena.  Please note that there are no return buses.


We may need to cancel a procession due to rain. Phone 0800 924 528 for any cancellations.