Category Archives: General Updates

HMNZS ENDEAVOUR – RECYLCLED

Click on this LINK to see how ships are recycled.  Here is another LINK which provides oversight of the actual Alang Dismantling yard.  

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The Timeliness of Correspondence

A number of you have taken the opportunity to write to your local Member of Parliament with reference to a number of issues which might have included the forming of the latest Veterans Advisory Board and/or the Right to be … Continue reading

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Defence Assessment on Climate Change and Security Released

Minister of Defence Ron Mark and Minister for Climate Change James Shaw have today released a Defence Assessment on the security implications of climate change. The Climate Crisis: Defence Readiness and Responsibilities explores the implications of climate change for New … Continue reading

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The Nanogenarians – Update

Apologies, Apologies to our Nanogenarians!!  Isn’t that the way we now have TEN…  Are there any more out there!! There are actually ten communicators who have attained this huge milestone in the Association unless I am again to be proved … Continue reading

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Jack Passings – December 2018

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of December 2018. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. HARGREAVES, Maraea Rahiri. Ex -Wren WRNZNS service No. 955 Cook SMITH, William James Lanyon: DSO, OBE, Commander

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Why military suicides are so common: the answer isn’t combat

Here is a LINK  from Australian and US Research on suicide by ex Military Persons. An interesting article however, none of its points affect former NZDF personnel! Why you may ask? and that is because the article follows the accepted … Continue reading

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HMS NEPTUNE REMEMBRANCE CHURCH SERVICE

Members of the Association are invited to attend the Remembrance Service for HMS NEPTUNE at the Devonport Naval Base. The service will take place in St Christophers and this will be the 77th anniversary of the loss of HMS NEPTUNE. … Continue reading

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