Category Archives: General Updates

Jack Passings – March 2019

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of March 2019. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. POOLE, Edward Charles (Ted) GRAY Alister Derek Able Seaman FALLOW John Charles Lieutenant RNZNVR GILBERTSON, Gordon Bruce Seaman … Continue reading

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RSA – PRESIDENTS FORUM

Greetings from the desk of the Affiliates Representative on the President’s Forum which was attended by Dennis Mardle – Affiliate Representative to the Presidents Forum Last week was a two-day meeting of the Forum and there were quite a few … Continue reading

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Ngapona Newsletter

23 March 19 – Kumeu Militaria Show 6 April 19 – HMNZS Otago Reunion, Birkenhead RSA. Including All Ships. See http://www.hmnzsotago.org 18 April 19 – Ngapona Assn Lunch at Henderson RSA (Thursday) 19 – 22 April 19 – Easter Weekend … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek: How politicians seek to hide your information away

Here is an interesting article from STUFF on how to obtain information through the Official Information Act Click HERE to access a video and also read an article.

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Memories of a Father

Yeoman Brian ‘Pilz’ Edwards has kindly provided a family tribute to his father who served briefly in the Royal New Zealand Navy and was subsequently lost at sea when MTB 316 was sunk in 1943.  Thanks, Pilz for your family … Continue reading

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Who remembers this stuff?

Thanks, Mole for the contribution.

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Oral Question Parliament – 13 March 2019

Below is a draft transcript from the Hansard of an oral question posed by Hon Mark Mitchell to the Hon Ron Mark on Veterans during question time 13 March 2019 Question No. 9—Veterans Hon MARK MITCHELL (National—Rodney): Thank you, Mr … Continue reading

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