8 Jun 2015

21-gun salute for Prince's birthday

8:08 pm on 8 June 2015

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will mark the Duke of Edinburgh's birthday with a 21-gun salute in Wellington at midday on Wednesday.

Prince Phillip

Prince Phillip Photo: AFP

The salute will be fired by the 16th Field Regiment of the Royal New Zealand Artillery at Point Jerningham.

This gun salute is the last of the five pre-planned annual salutes for 2015, marking occasions related to the Royal Family.

An NZDF spokesperson said members of the public were welcome to watch the salute.