Author Archives: Frank Rands

HMNZS IRIRANGI – UPDATE

The following update is from Frank Lewis Update on how the application for HMNZS Irirangi to be designated a Historical Site under Heritage New Zealand. Speaking to Heritage New Zealand today I was informed that recognition for HMNZS Irirangi is … Continue reading

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A Sparker Remembers

Warrant Officer Paul (skin) Murray remembers his time in the Andrew.  Click HERE to read his story. Come on Buntings lets be having ya.  Stories please..

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Malayan Veterans Activity 15-16 September – Confirmed Program

        A commemoration dinner will be held on Saturday 15th September 2018 in the OR’s mess at Trentham Military Camp, Upper Hutt Wellington commencing at 1930 hrs. The principal guest speaker will be the Hon Ron Mark … Continue reading

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Jack Passings – June 2018

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of June 2018. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. QUINCEY Colin  CDR BARNETT Thomas Stanley (Tom): RAVEN Thomas Charles Money (Charles) DAVIS, Henry (Harry, Snow) CORNEY Reginald Osborne … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON THE LONG SERVICE AWARDS REVIEW

Here is the latest update on the review of the Long Service Awards Review.  This review commenced in 2004 and is still ongoing.  On review of the first paragraph of this release it would appear that the review still has … Continue reading

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Remembering our Past – Jim Dell

The following Chapters record Jim Dell’s life in the Royal New Zealand Navy.  He tells me it has been a very worthwhile experience remembering and documenting his past.  I am sure when you read the chapters you will be very … Continue reading

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OLD SALTS NEWSLETTER #11

Here is a copy of the Old Salts Newsletter #11. The newsletter contains a report from a recent trip to Hawaii over ANZAC Day 2018.  Click HERE to read on.

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