Category Archives: General Updates

A Course with a Difference

Here is an image of our Leading WRENS Leadership Course of 1970. Standing L-R . Signals Wren Margaret McBride, Pauline Black, Margaret Irving, Signals Wren June Sutherland, ?, ?, Sitting L-R  ?, Second Officer Ramsay-Turner, Lt Dave Douglas, ?

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Another ‘Gong’

Here is an image of Petty Officer Signalman Wiremu Bartlett receiving his Long Service and Good Conduct Award.   Not sure why the stars were printed at the top of the page or was it because Billy you were a star!  … Continue reading

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Pot Black

Here is an image from the past showing two Chief Sparkers (Rick Bryce and Tubby Morris) doing what they do best.  Relaxing in the Mess.  The Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral ‘Teddy’ Thorne was a Long ‘C’ officer and patron … Continue reading

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NGAPONA NEWSLETTER

LONGCAST 21 June 19 – Ngapona Assn Lunch at Howick RSA 12 July 19 – Navy Club Lunch, Remuera Club 12 – 14 July 19 – Mururoa Vets Assn AGM, Warkworth RSA 19 July 19 – Ngapona Assn Lunch at … Continue reading

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The Communicator 1956

Here is a publication from 1956 which appears to be a fleet wide document with snippets from ships and from other sources.  IRIRANGI has an article also included.  Maybe this is a concept which the current Communicators serving in the … Continue reading

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Another Lady Another Time

Here is an image from a past era.  Well done Signals Wren Sandy.  Sandy is h0lding the Lorelle H Corbin trophy for being the best all-round WRNZNS New Entry Trainee.  Not sure what year but maybe Sandy can comment.

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WAITANGI 1983

Here is an image of Linda Bryant manning the Communications tent at Waitangi.  It was really some set up for Communicators.

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