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NGAPONA Newsletter

LONGCAST 10 May 19 – Navy Club Lunch, Remuera Club. (WoN & SoY) 17 May 19 – Ngapona Assn Lunch at Pt Chevalier RSA 25 May 19 – Artificer Apprentices Assn, Ngataringa. Contact andy.francis@xtra.co.nz 1-3 June 19 – Queen’s Birthday … Continue reading

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Jack Passings – May 2019

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of May 2019. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. ROGERS Fran Signals Wren CLARK Clive John ART APP HEWSON, Robert Charles (Bob)  Weapon Mechanic SMITH Howard Campbell  … Continue reading

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ANOTHER REVIEW!

Certificate of Appreciation and Veteran’s Pin We’re reviewing the Certificate of Appreciation and Veteran’s Pin. While we conduct the review we are not able to accept new applications for the certificate and pin. Once it’s completed we’ll be accepting applications … Continue reading

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Communications Branch Photo

Below is an image of the Communications Branch of HMNZS ROTOITI 1960-61 commission.  Click on Image to enlarge.  Thanks, Roy Sefton for image Back Row: Sig Jake Huka, Sig Herbert Anscombe, Tel Don McMurray, Sig Stewart Boyes, Tel Miles Dalrymple, … Continue reading

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A Question of Badges?

A question arose after ANZAC Day 2019 where a Communicator was seen wearing the Communication Warfare Specialist badge on the sleeve and a Sparkers badge on the cuff in a similar fashion to the Navigator Yeoman, Marksman and Ships Diving … Continue reading

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Jack Passings – April 2019

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of April 2019. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. DUFF, Alistair Archibald WREMECH BEAUCHAMP, John Murray, LT CDR PATERSON Douglas Bryce TEL DALLOW John Vernon LSIG FENTON, … Continue reading

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Life in HMS REPULSE

Another great RN documentary on a life spent in HMS REPULSE a Polaris submarine. Click HERE to view the video.   Thanks, Mole for the link.

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