Category Archives: General Updates

Post 1974 Service Health & Welfare Seminar

A post-1974 Service, Health and Welfare Seminar hosted by Veterans Affairs will be held on 29th February 2020 at the AUT South Campus located at 640 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland.  The seminar will commence at 0900 and complete 1300.  … Continue reading

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ROLL OF HONOUR – UPDATE

This is to advise that Warrant Officer Radio Instructor Carl James Niel EDWARDS of Michigan, USA K15304 crossed the bar 16 December 2019. No further details are available at this time.

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New MOD veterans ID card rolled out to service leavers

A new ID card for all British armed forces veterans has started to be issued by the Ministry of Defence in a bid to help service leavers access specialist support and services. MOD Veterans ID Card What is the veterans’ … Continue reading

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ENGRAVING OF MEDALS

The following has been received from Brian Henman on his experience with Veterans Affairs and the NZDF Medal Section. In the year of the sailor, I received in the mail an A4 envelope containing my medal for being at Mururoa. … Continue reading

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THE HISTORY MEDALLIC RECOGNITION – FESR & ANZUK

A number of you may still be scratching your heads as to why the sub-Committee of the RNZN Communicators Association has been pushing this barrow for so long. Attached is the history laid out in written form, which is the … Continue reading

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Unofficial Luncheon – Whangamata

A number of ex-naval personnel gathered at the Whangamata RSA, 324 Port Road, Whangamata on the 7th January 2020.  Some words of welcome were provided by Rod Berry on behalf of the Communicators Assn. The President of the Whangamata RSA, … Continue reading

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An Opinion

NGA MIHI 0 TE TAU HOU.  By Neal Catley. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS IMPOSSIBLE – IT IS MERELY A FAILURE OF PRIOR PREPARATION AND PLANNING. The days of ‘ostrich denialism’ is well and truly alive.  It’s hard for … Continue reading

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