Category Archives: General Updates

Spotted

This was spotted at the Naval Museum recently.  Does anyone have an answer? What is unusual is his Branch Badge.  Ian (Manga) Heperi (RIP) was a Signalman, but is wearing a Radioman badge.  Could this be the period when RO(G)s … Continue reading

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Minister of Defence departs for Middle East and South Sudan

HON RON MARK Defence Minister of Defence Ron Mark has departed for the Middle East and Africa. While overseas the Minister of Defence will visit NZDF personnel deployed to the Multinational Force and Observers mission on the Sinai Peninsula, the … Continue reading

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LSG John (Merry) Peters Crossed the Bar

This is to advise that Leading Signalman Johannes Nicolaas (Merry) Peters Q22531 crossed the bar on Friday, 18 January 2019.  Merry joined the RNZN 26 January 1977 and served in TAMAKI, TASMAN, CANTERBURY, PHILOMEL, TARANAKI, WAKEFIELD, WELLINGTON, OTAGO and ROTOITI.  … Continue reading

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Some RSA Clubs get BLUNT Message about SURVIVAL

Well the writing is on the wall for some clubs. Click HERE to read on.

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Jack Passings – January 2019

The following Sailors ‘Crossed the Bar’ during the month of January 2019. Details of funerals etc can be found by clicking HERE. GAMSER Colin John (CJ) LWTR GRIFFIN Glenn Raymond Stoker GEORGE Bryan Douglas Cook RAILTON Russell AB RP* TOOTILL, … Continue reading

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HMNZS NGAPONA ASSN

LONGCAST 18 January 19 – Ngapona Assn Lunch at Swanson RSA 19 – 20 January 19 – Ngapona Assn Boating Weekend 28 January 19 – Auckland Anniversary Day 6 February 19 – Waitangi Day 8 February 19 – Navy Club … Continue reading

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New figures reveal changes to the UK’s veteran population

The MOD has released new projected figures on the numbers of ex-service personnel living in Great Britain over the next ten years.  Click HERE to read further…

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