Category Archives: General Updates

HMS Queen Elizabeth

Here is an article on HMS Queen Elizabeth together with some great images and video. Click HERE to read the article.  This is a must view article.

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Communicators and Politicians

Here is an image of two Communicators making the headlines.  A quick visit to the Naval Base by our Prime Minister and Defence Minister.    Well done Lisa and Wayne and you are also looking good Admiral.

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A PIECE OF OUR PAST

This is what happens when we leave our past to someone who does not understand its relevance.  They should have removed it, rather than let it rot and become an eyesore. HMNZS TAMAKI Quartermasters Lobby, In contrast here is an … Continue reading

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Out of the Woodwork

These three images will stir some memories.  Thanks Ditz for the memories. The first is HMNZS SANTON leaving the Singapore Station in 1966 and heading for Portsmouth.  Decommissioning pennant flying A class from the ‘Rock’ A class from who knows … Continue reading

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Jack Passings – August 2017

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of August 2017. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. LEGGOE, Arnold Thomas Richard EM URWIN, Paul Francis Leading Steward BUCKINGHAM, Samuel Graham CPOWM STEPHENS, Trevor Cyril. ME … Continue reading

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WHO IS A VETERAN

This is a good question and has nothing to do with entitlements..  It is certainly worth thinking about and raising with your member of parliament because if you have served in the New Zealand Defence Force you are not necessarily … Continue reading

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212th Anniversary Battle of Trafalgar – 20 Oct 17

The Te Atatu Memorial RSA will again be hosting this years annual Trafalgar Day Luncheon. The luncheon will be held on Friday, 20th October 2017 and will be celebrated in true Naval fashion.  Click HERE for the registration form.  

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