Author Archives: Frank Rands

Navy Band Comes to New Plymouth

The Band of the Royal New Zealand Navy will visit New Plymouth in November 17.

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Lady Communicators

Here is an image taken at the 75th Anniversary of the WRNZNS Association. There are a number of Communicators here can you name them.  I can count eleven.

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Post 50th Anniversary Celebrations

On the 6 October 2017, the RNZN Communicators Association celebrated 50 years since its inauguration on the 6 October 1967. The Association celebrated the milestone with a Cocktail Party at the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy in … Continue reading

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It is Finished

News Flash everyone – This morning Anne Hine delivered a number of copies of “75 Years of Memories – Women in the RNZN” to the Navy Museum in Devonport.  The publication is available for sale at a very reasonable price … Continue reading

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Jack Passings – October 2017

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of October 2017. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. STEVENSON Nolan RDF KLINK, Selwyn Charles (Charlie) Stoker PHILP, Roger Charles LT DEBENHAM, Raymond John (Ray) Seaman LILLEY, … Continue reading

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NZ Frequency Managers Course

The first and probably last Radio Frequency Managers Course to be conducted in NZ. There are five RNZN communicator students in this photo. Also an RNZAF student who was previously in the RNZN. Chris Simmons back row, 4th from the … Continue reading

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HMNZS CANTERBURY Reunion

The HMNZS CANTERBURY Reunion is scheduled for 31 August – 2 September 2018 at the Mount Maunganui RSA.  Details for the Reunion can be viewed by clicking HERE Contact info: Bill Newell e-mail : newell1@outlook.co.nz  Tel +64 7 562 0609 … Continue reading

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