Opening Address by James E Donegan - American Consulate General
The American Consulate General gave the opening address for this year's Memorial of 9/11. Two New York Firefighters then read out the 343 names of those who died on 9/11/2001. Then the New Zealand Roll Call of 57 firefighters who have died in the line of duty was read out. Finally firefighters from around New Zealand, Australia and America joined in the memorial stair climb.