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15/05/2017
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24/04/2017
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Military to Civilian Life: Prevention is better than a cure

Questions to ask when preparing to leave the military...

Thank you from the National President

BJ Clark shares his appreciation...

Poppy Day is Tomorrow – Friday April 21

Support 41,000 Kiwi Veterans this Poppy Appeal...

Secondary schools get behind 2017 RSA Poppy Appeal

The RSA visited Paraparaumu College...

New Community Hub Opens at Burnham Camp

The RSA attended the opening of the new space...

RSA Volunteers Ramping Up Production for Poppy Day

Poppies are being produced for Poppy Day!...

NZ Private Investigator Hunting Stolen Medals

3 medals stolen from a Wellington property...

New Sergeant Major of the NZ Army

Congratulations to WO1 Clive Douglas...

Increase in RSA grants suggests mounting hardship

The RSA has seen an increased number of grant applications...

Celebs Support Brass Banding And So Can You

National Brass Band of NZ ...

Celebs support Brass Banding and so can you!

National Brass Band of NZ fundraising Cook Book...

NZDF announce new process for medal and service record requests

Introducing a whole new process for medal and service record requests...

Support Showcase for Soldiers at Burnham Camp

The RSA recently took part in an NZDF health and wellness expo...

RSA Welcomes New Minister for Veterans' Affairs

We look forward to working with MP David Bennett. ...

South Island RSAs Support Kaikoura

Canterbury RSAs deliver food vouchers post quake...

What’s in a name: Modern service, proactive support and PTSI

By Mark Compain, RNZRSA Support Services Manager...

RSA Centenary Year appeal raises nearly $2million

RSA 2016 Poppy Appeal helps support new generations of veterans...

All Blacks and RSA call to commemorate Armistice Day

Commemorate Armistice Day this Friday November 11...

RSA Welcomes Court Ruling on Veterans' PTSI Cover

Sensible, benevolent, and recognises current clinical understanding...

NZ Mourns the Loss of Noel Raihania

We will remember him....

Countdown and RSA Bring "Taste of Home" to Overseas Kiwis

Over 200 parcels were sent to servicemen and women deployed overseas....

Returned and Service Personnel March to Celebrate RSA100

Celebrating 100 years of service and support...

RSA Month at the Great War Exhibition

Free entry for RSA members...

NZDF Announces Somme Commemorations

Overseas centenary events in France...

Jacinda Baker's Name Added to Cenotaph

Jacinda Baker's added to Rangiora Cenotaph...

Vietnam Day: 50 Years Since Vietnam War

Commemorations in Wellington...

RNZRSA marks the 66th Anniversary of Korean War

RNZRSA commemorates Korean War...

RSA thanks those who make make to make a difference

National Volunteer Week, 19-26 June 2016...

Memories of Service - Documentary Series

18 interviews with WWII veterans...

Stephanie Simpson, Troy

Stephanie visits the ancient city of Troy...

Stephanie Simpson - My Gallipoli Adventure

Blog Post from 2016 Speech Competition Winner Stephanie Simpson...

Stephanie Simpson, "I'm going to Gallipoli!"

Blog Post from 2016 Speech Competition Winner Stephanie Simpson...

Kiwi Celebs 'Remember to Care' for the 2016 Poppy Appeal

Kiwis are backing the RSA Poppy Appeal...

Poppy Appeal Collection Goes Live to Save Lives

Thousands of volunteers, including many NZDF members, will be out in full force on Poppy Day this Friday ...

RSA Goes Digital for 2016 Poppy Appeal

Donate to our Poppy Appeal with a simple text message...

Ride of Respect NZ - Back for 2016!

The charity ride returns to support RSAs once again...

Students Go Head to Head for a Chance to Stand on Historic Ground

Enter the RSA ANZ Cyril Bassett Speech Competition now....

RSA Takes Strategic Steps to Improve Support

The RSA is making positive change....

Special Stamps released to Commemorate RSA Centenary

NZ Post are helping to celebrate 100 years of the RSA. ...

Grant Allows Student to Accomplish Grandfather's Wish

Emma Conley is the proud receiver of the Eric & Zita Lawrence Trust Bursary Award...

RSA Encourages Everyone to be Heard in First Flag Ballot

Ballot papers will be posted out later this week....

Southern Trusts Masters Games

The Games are scheduled for 30 January – 7 February 2016...

Our Forces Gift Parcels are Famous!

The RSA featured on TV One's Breakfast...

RSA Heart Pin and Scratch to Win Promo

Every pin comes with a chance to win!...

Christmas Packages for Overseas Troops

NZDF, Countdown and the RSA join forces...

Support Services Manager Keen to Broaden Scope

Mark Compain has new ideas on how to improve support services at the RSA...

RSA Calls for Current Flag to be on First Referendum

The RSA has today sent the following letter to the Prime Minister...

$2.5m Going to Service Personnel and their Families

2015 was a record year for the Poppy Appeal...

Kiwi Soldier Honoured

LCPL Jacinda Baker honoured...

Buy an RSA Heart Pin and be in to Win!

Purchase a limited edition RSA Heart pin and you could win one of three Overseas Experiences!...

New Chief of Army and Chief of Navy Appointments Welcomed

The Chief of Defence Force has welcomed the two new appointments...

RSA Says Preferred Option is Current Flag

The 4 alternative flag designs have been chosen...

Support Services - VSA 14 Announcements

Plus Veterans' Support Allowances Order and NZDF Focus Groups...

RSA Urges NZ to Show Support for the Current Flag

The RSA is urging New Zealanders to fly the flag in order to show their support...

A Message from Veterans'Affairs

A message from Veterans’ Affairs for members on War Disablement Pension...

Veterans' Support Act - Have Your Say

Have your say on the regulations needed to introduce new entitlements and support under the Veterans Support Act...

RSA Targets Select Committee in Fight to Retain Flag

The Royal New Zealand RSA is taking its support for the country’s flag to parliament’s Justice and Electoral Committee....

Defence Force White Paper 2015

It's time to consider how our Defence Force operates, with whom, and under what circumstances. ...

Triumph on the Western Front - Order Yours Now!

Triumph on the Western Front, a war diary by Oswald H Davis...

Anzac Day 2015 - A Message from the Governor General New Zealand

The Governor General has a message for this Anzac Day....

Anzac Day 2015 - A Message from the Prime Minister

A message from the Prime Minster for this Anzac Day....

Neil Finn and Jim Carter record Blue Smoke

Part of the proceeds made from the "Blue Smoke" record will go towards the RSA Poppy Appeal...

ANZAC History Brought Back to Life in Black and White Tribute

To mark the centenary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli, HISTORY on SKY is recreating life in the trenches of WWI as New Zealand remembers its soldiers ...

NZDF to Commemorate Anzac Day Across the World

Over 500 New Zealand Defence Force personnel will be representing NZ at Anzac Day events worldwide...

Poppy Day Funds Best Used Locally

On 17 April thousands of volunteers will be out around the country, giving out poppies in exchange for donations to the 2015 Poppy Appeal. ...

Poppy Week Collection "Makes Life Liveable"

Thousands of volunteers will be out this Friday collecting for Poppy Day...

RSA Targets Select Committee in Fight to Retain Flag

The RSA is taking its support for the country's flag to Parliament...

Anzac Girls Star Supports RSA Text Poppy Appeal

Antonia Prebble is supporting the RSA Text Poppy Appeal...

Calling all Volunteer Collectors

Collectors Sought Countrywide for 2015 RSA Poppy Day Appeal...

RSA Opposes Timing of Flag Referendum

The RNZRSA considers the timing of the flag change to be unacceptable....

National Speech Winner and Finalists On Their Way To Gallipoli

Caitlin Papuni McLellan from the Bay of Plenty has taken the winner’s trophy at the final of the ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition ...

World's Largest Poppy to Honour the Anzacs

New Zealand is to host the world’s largest Poppy (a football field in size) in April this year to honour the ANZACS ...

Limited Edition RSA WWI Anzac Biscuit Tins Launched

The RSA and New Zealand company AFM Group, have joined forces to produce a range of limited edition WWI commemorative Anzac biscuit tins. ...

Nominations open for Anzac of the Year Award

Nominate now for the Governor-General's Anzac of the Year Award ...

Pre-order commemorative circulating coin

Reserve Bank and NZ Post issue commemorative circulating coin...

RSA Launches Online DIY Commemorations Toolkit

The RSA has launched DIY Commemorations; an online toolkit of resources to help Kiwis commemorate and celebrate…...

Camp Gallipoli and RSA Partner For Camp Event

The Camp Gallipoli Foundation and the RSA have formed a partnership for Camp Gallipoli 2015...

Just to Let you Know I'm Still Alive

Postcards from New Zealanders during the First World War - Glenn Reddiex...

Toast our forces this Xmas

The RSA is asking people at Christmas to pause for a moment and raise their glasses to New Zealand Defence Force personnel serving overseas ...

Fresh Faces bring New Perspectives to RSA

The RSA has voted for diversity with the election of the first women and civilian members to its National Executive Committee (NEC)...

Calling for nominations for RNZRSA board

At the RNZRSA National Council, the membership voted to make...

Students compete to attend centenary commemorations

Registrations open today for a very special 2015 ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC...

Gallipoli Photography Project an unusual friendship

Sydney-based documentary photographer Mine Konakci is looking for...

RSA LAUNCHES NEW NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

A new national association has been launched today by the Royal New Zealand Returned and...

RNZRSA SEND SOLES TO NZCF

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association...

YOUNG KIWIS HEAD TO GALLIPOLI 2015

All eight regional finalists of the ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition will be included in a group of 25 Youth Ambassadors commemorating...

WWII VETERAN PHOTOS GIFTED TO RSA

The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) gifted 1,...

DECLARATION OF WWI WAS BIRTH OF NATION

On 4 August 2014, New Zealand will commemorate the centenary of Great...

VETERANS SUPPORT ACT PASSES

RSA welcomes the passage of the Veterans Support Act into law tonight. RSA National President, Don McIver,...

RSA THANKS NEW ZEALAND

Over $1.7 million was donated to the 2014 Poppy Appeal for the support of veterans, ex-service men and women...

RSA CONDEMNS DOWNING OF FLIGHT

The Royal New Zealand RSA has today denounced the downing of flight MH17, in the Donetsk region of Ukraine,...

HELP US TELL THEIR STORIES

Support the first definitive written history of New Zealand’s experience of the First World War....

RSARECEIVES$150,000

Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a $150,000 grant to the RSA....

NEW POPPY SUPPLIER POWERS SUPPORT

Poppies Kiwis wear on the centenary of Gallipoli will be made in NZ. Christchurch RSA has been confirmed as...

NZIPP WWII VETERAN PORTRAIT PROJECT

The photography continues, as NZIPP seek to capture the portraits of over 3,000 veterans....

HELP IDENTIFY VOICES OF GALLIPOLI

Families, especially those with Hawke’s Bay connections, are being asked to try and help identify the voices...

AIR FORCE WOMEN THINK PINK

Air Force women think pink for breast cancer “So – we did find something” are five words Warrant Officer (...

SHARE YOUR D-DAY STORIES

On 6 June 1944, now known as D-Day, an immense armada of ships brought 130,000 Allied WWII troops to the...

FLAGS FLY HIGH AT PUKEKOHE

The ITM 500 Auckland has ended with a thrilling final race, seeing Mark Winterbottom winning the Jason...

GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S ANZAC DAY MESSAGE

Anzac Day message 2014 from the Governor-General of New Zealand. In the New Zealand of 1914, 25 April was...

PRIME MINISTER'S ANZAC DAY MESSAGE

Anzac Day message 2014 from the Prime Minister of New Zealand. It is almost 100 years since the events which...

RSA PRESIDENT'S ANZAC DAY MESSAGE

Anzac Day message 2014 from the RSA National President, Don McIver. In late 1914, Sgt Little, a clerk at the...

100 YEARS AGO: NZ TROOPS ON WAY TO WAR

A hundred years ago this month New Zealand troops...

Around the Country

Conscience vote for RSA liquor Bill

03/12/15

There will be a conscience vote in Parliament on a Bill that proposes exempting ...

Source: 3 News

New card a draw for members

02/12/15

Wanganui RSA is dealing its membership a smart card, offering significant discou...

Source: NZ Herald

Burial of WWII Maori Battalion vet

01/12/15

The last Tuhoe soldier from B Company 28 Maori Battalion has died. Pte Hare Nat...

Source: NZ Herald

RSA condemns vandals' attack on Anzac graves in London

24/11/15

The RSA has condemned the desecration of Anzac war graves in London as a "wanton...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Artwork celebrating Gallipoli dead 'torn out, ripped apart' by vandals

23/11/15

It took years to plan and cost $20,000 to build, but an art installation for Wel...

Source: The Timaru Herald

We will remember

11/11/15

aikee was described as a shadow of the man he once was after returning home from...

Source: Marlborough Express - Stuff.co.nz

Armistice Day to be marked across NZ

10/11/15

A field of 100 wooden crosses will be unveiled to mark the anniversary of the en...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Hamilton park renaming honours city war heroes

10/11/15

A central Hamilton park will be renamed this month to honour two of the city's w...

Source: Voxy.co.nz

Dannevirke: Looking back at life in the Tower

10/11/15

Patrick Nolan made history when he became the only foreigner to guard the Queen'...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

The Flag Summit: RSA want to keep current flag

09/11/15

Over 95 per cent of RSA members supported New Zealand's current flag and the RSA...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

WW1 mounted gun team to come to Karapiro

05/11/15

A rare team of horses will tow an 8kg quick-firing artillery piece at Armistice ...

Source: Waikato Times

Whangamata pays tribute to fallen of WWI Battle of Le Quesnoy

04/11/15

The weather this morning at the ceremony in Whangamata to commemorate the soldie...

Source: Thames Coromandel District Council

Tour's focus on community and culture

04/11/15

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall touch down on New Zealand soil t...

Source: Otago Daily Times

Warrior honoured in heroes' exhibit

04/11/15

The bloodied battlefields of World War One were dramatic and life changing for P...

Source: SunLive

Heroes of Le Quesnoy remembered

29/10/15

A ceremony to commemorate the New Zealand soldiers who were killed liberating th...

Source: Thames Coromandel District Council

Dambuster honoured in Te Kuiti

28/10/15

Late Dambuster pilot and Tauranga resident Les Munro will have a centre in Te Ku...

Source: SunLive

Foss announces grant for veteran support services

28/10/15

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ...

Source: ForeignAffairs.co.nz

RSA ceremony marks end to brutal conflict

28/10/15

At 11am on November 11 many people across the world will come to a stop and the ...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Marlborough cops mark 21 years

29/09/15

Two Marlborough police officers have been recognised for their 21 years of servi...

Source: Marlborough Express - Stuff.co.nz

Whangarei RSA and Northland District RSA honour long-time servant

21/09/15

Marian Barclay dedicated 25 years service to ensuring the welfare of veterans an...

Source: Auckland Now

Whangarei marks Merchant Navy Day

21/09/15

A group of about 25 people marked Merchant Navy day earlier this month. Several...

Source: Auckland Now

Memorial Forest planting at Coromandel Town

21/09/15

Children from Coromandel Area School have once again been front and centre at a ...

Source: Thames Coromandel District Council

Strong Public Support for New Club Vista

16/09/15

Press Release – Club Vista Strong Public Support for New Club Vista 15 Septemb...

Source: Scoop Wellington

Newsmaker: Alan Bines

05/09/15

This week's Newsmaker is Alan Bines - the Returned Services Association (RSA) Mu...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

'The first referendum doesn’t respect my ability to vote' - RSA president

05/09/15

RSA national president BJ Clark says the first flag referendum "doesn't respect ...

Source: TVNZ

Flag change 'opening the gates of hell'

02/09/15

The world's media have accused New Zealanders of being apathetic about the count...

Source: Radio New Zealand

Mixed reactions to alternative finalist flag designs

01/09/15

The four finalist flag designs announced today by the Flag Consideration Panel w...

Source: Māori Television

Let the debate begin: mixed reviews over new flag designs | Stuff.co.nz

01/09/15

South Canterbury RSA members have been quick to express their displeasure at the...

Source: Stuff.co.nz

Next WWI Memorial Forest planting is in Pauanui

27/08/15

Next WWI Memorial Forest planting is in Pauanui The next planting session for th...

Source: Scoop

Out & About: Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day

25/08/15

Maori soldiers have been honoured in their mother tongue. A te reo Maori transl...

Source: Auckland Now

Hill 60 Gallipoli commemorations in Timaru | Stuff.co.nz

23/08/15

More than 80 heads bowed as the haunting melody of the Last Post played by a lon...

Source: Stuff.co.nz

Women of War Remembered

21/08/15

Women of War Remembered Women played an important role in both world wars; thos...

Source: Scoop

Vietnam veterans deserve nation’s respect and full health support

19/08/15

The weekend reunion of local veterans of the Vietnam War has a special poignancy...

Source: The Gisborne Herald

Marlborough remembers Japan's surrender

16/08/15

More than 50 people attended a Marlborough Returned and Services' Association ce...

Source: Marlborough Express - Stuff.co.nz

RSA puts its case for keeping the old flag flying here | Stuff.co.nz

13/08/15

OPINION: There are many superb designs on the long list of alternative New Zeala...

Source: Stuff.co.nz

Remembering fallen Timaru soldier 100 years on

09/08/15

Like any grieving mother Emma Averis still hoped her soldier son would walk in t...

Source: Stuff.co.nz - National

Lone pines at Manaia in Taranaki commemorate Gallipoli soldiers

07/08/15

A new copse in Manaia honours the men who fell during the battle of Gallipoli. ...

Source: Taranaki Daily News

WWI-style marching band composition to debut on Rimutaka Hill summit

07/08/15

Masterton music teacher Angie Cook has composed a piece of brass band marching m...

Source: The Dominion Post

Centenary of the Battle for Chunuk Bair

05/08/15

Press Release – WW100National Ceremony to mark the Centenary of the Battle for C...

Source: Scoop Wellington

Louisa Wall: My Māori Language Week story

02/08/15

Kia ora!! It’s Māori Language Week and I’m standing tall and revealing my story ...

Source: Radio Live

Māori ode of remembrance change acknowledges women in uniform

31/07/15

The service and sacrifice of both male and female military personnel is now bein...

Source: Māori Television

Ngaruawahia RSA mural honours war veterans

29/07/15

A mural to commemorate New Zealand's involvement in Asian conflicts has been unv...

Source: Waikato Times

Palmerston North RSA relaunched

29/07/15

The Palmerston North RSA's new home has officially been been opened at the Disti...

Source: Manawatu Standard - Stuff.co.nz

Willie Apiata honours war hero at remembrance service

23/07/15

The gold leaves that have adorned an Auckland church's façade for the last three...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

War history to go on display

22/07/15

"There is too much history going out of our towns now through ebay and other col...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Crosbie legacy lives on at RSA club

22/07/15

The late Bing Crosbie has made a ''huge'' contribution to the Mosgiel Memorial R...

Source: Otago Daily Times

Most people not open to change

19/07/15

Almost three-quarters of Bay locals are against a change to the New Zealand flag...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Flag show at half mast

18/07/15

Thousands of designs have been submitted for a new national flag.

Source: The New Zealand Herald

One Hundred Years of Military Nursing Remembered

17/07/15

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by NewsroomPlus.com Among the...

Source: LiveNews.co.nz

Herald #Gallipoli100 social media campaign recognised

15/07/15

The Herald's #Gallipoli100 campaign been recognised at the annual Social Media N...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

One of New Zealand's first Anzac memorials commemorated

14/07/15

Jill Herman and Sarah Beamish were delighted to see their relative, Ralph Diehl,...

Source: The Dominion Post

Trust proposes replacing grass sculpture with 'aggressive' Featherston Camp memorial

14/07/15

The Wind-Grass sculpture in Featherston, by former Wellingtonian Kon Dimopoulos....

Source: The Dominion Post

New Zealand military hero won't get windfall bestowed in Brits

10/07/15

Willie Apiata, New Zealand's only living Victoria Cross recipient, won't be gett...

Source: The Dominion Post

NZ's oldest ANZAC memorial commemorates 100 years

10/07/15

Hutt City Council The 14 of July marks 100 years since two Pohutukawa trees wer...

Source: Business to Business

Manurewa's peace tree to be replanted

30/06/15

A long-gone memorial will take root again this month. A London plane tree will ...

Source: Auckland Now

Second Drafts Of History: Time to choose a flag

28/06/15

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Report by NewsroomPlus.com Contribut...

Source: LiveNews.co.nz

Low turnout at Auckland flag debates

27/06/15

The roadshow over a new flag for New Zealand has hit Auckland with a whimper. T...

Source: 3 News

Flag debate leaves Aucklanders cold

27/06/15

The roadshow promoting debate about changing New Zealand's flag has hit Auckland...

Source: NZ City

Boxer and bakers combat charity fundraiser

25/06/15

Wellington Returned and Services' Association member Les Coutts tastes a Cranzac...

Source: The Dominion Post

Club finds renaissance formula

21/06/15

RSA clubs are facing a tough future, with some already closing, as members conti...

Source: Otago Daily Times

RSA thanks caring community

10/06/15

Kaikoura RSA president Spiro Cosmatos has thanked Kaikoura residents and visitor...

Source: Fairfax Media Digital Edition

Queen's Birthday Honours: Louise Nicholas

01/06/15

The voice for sexual abuse survivors has been appointed to the New Zealand Order...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Fields of Remembrance: packs to be delivered to schools and kura in March

23/02/15

“I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of pe...

Source: New Zealand Education Gazette

Century of caring recalled

20/02/15

• Howick and Pakuranga Times FULL OF SPIRIT: Len Darr may have been alive for a...

Source: Times Newspapers

Student's campaign wins trip to Gallipoli

19/02/15

A former Nelson College student has used the powerful tool of social media to ou...

Source: Nelson Mail

Acknowledging Marlborough's War Dead

19/02/15

The town’s war memorial clock tower is the setting for daily ceremonies in which...

Source: Marlborough District Council

RSA transformation continues

18/02/15

A $1.2 million redevelopment project under way at the Mosgiel Memorial RSA has a...

Source: Otago Daily Times

Ready for the effect of Gallipoli

18/02/15

Jacobi Kohu-Morris is hoping his emotions do not get the better of him this Anza...

Source: Otago Daily Times

Inspirational exchange for students

17/02/15

Meeting the Governor-General, touring the Reserve Bank and visiting Parliament w...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Speech lands teen in Gallipoli

17/02/15

A Northland teenager who has earned an opportunity to travel to Gallipoli may be...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Poignant speech wins student trip to Gallipoli

16/02/15

A poignant speech comparing her own brothers and friends to the young New Zealan...

Source: Nelson Mail

Havelock North teen orator Gallipoli bound

16/02/15

A Woodford House student will stand where New Zealand soldiers fought and lost t...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

War medals stolen

15/02/15

Ten medals from three Kiwi war veterans were stolen from the Napier daughter of ...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Speech winners will make pilgrimage to Gallipoli

14/02/15

One Hawke's Bay, Manawatu or Wairarapa secondary school student will get a first...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Nominations open for The Governor-General's Anzac of the Year

13/02/15

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Governor General – Press Release/Statement: Head...

Source: ForeignAffairs.co.nz

War veteran awarded highest French honour

13/02/15

A Wellington man has been bestowed with France's highest honour in recognition o...

Source: Radio New Zealand

Lemon squeezer depiction upsets veteran

13/02/15

His friends went to war and died under their flat-brimmed

Source: Fairfax Media Digital Edition

Collector seeks whanau of K Force vet

12/02/15

A COLLECTOR of militaria hopes an artwork more than six decades old will help hi...

Source: The Gisborne Herald

Mean thieves steal tribute to heroes

10/02/15

Thieves have struck at the very heart of the Whangarei Returned Services Associa...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Plea: Look after WWII defences

10/02/15

Wanganui's coastal World War II defences deserve more attention, Castlecliff res...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Dignity for 'lost souls' from Tokanui Psychiatric Hospital

09/02/15

Relevant offers They were abandoned in life and wronged in death, but now the t...

Source: Stuff.co.nz - National

WWI: Kiwi at home on foreign battlefield

09/02/15

66 Sheep farmer Percy Overton was 37 when he sailed for war in October

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Special service honours fallen soldier

06/02/15

A crowd of around 150, old and young, stood in silence amidst the stunning scene...

Source: Nelson Mail

RSA toolkit for DIY commemorations

06/02/15

Members of the public can now commemorate New Zealand’s World War I centenary in...

Source: Fairfax Media - The Timaru Herald (Epaper)

Nation's first WW1 casualty remembered

05/02/15

A moving memorial service atop a picturesque Motueka Valley hill has paid tribut...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

NZDF Marks 100th Anniversary of the First Combat Death of the First World War

05/02/15

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement Headline:...

Source: LiveNews.co.nz

Lost medals on way to Gallipoli

04/02/15

Descendants to represent slain soldier at

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Plaque to commemorate VC recipients

03/02/15

The British Government has presented a plaque to the New Zealand Parliament to c...

Source: Radio New Zealand

Wellsford RSA builds for the future

03/02/15

As WWI centenary commemorations continue this year, Wellsford RSA has committed ...

Source: Local Matters

Sir Richard Taylor to create piece for national war memorial

03/02/15

Weta Workshop's Sir Richard Taylor will design and create a commemorative piece ...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Knitted Anzac poppies to cover Square Edge gallery

03/02/15

Square Edge to pop with Memories and

Source: Manawatu Standard - Stuff.co.nz

Lost war medal reappears for centenary

03/02/15

The news could not have come at a more appropriate time: a Gallipoli veteran's s...

Source: The Timaru Herald

FAREWELL TO AN OLD FRIEND

01/02/15

Earlier this week a favored few of the 'old and bold'

Source: No Minister

Vietnam veterans at Ohakea Air Force Base

31/01/15

A group of Vietnam war veterans has been taken on a final flight and a trip down...

Source: Manawatu Standard - Stuff.co.nz

Drug reverses death warning

28/01/15

Bob Hill was told he would probably die within six months from incurable melanom...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Combined clubs ready for new home

27/01/15

The amalgamated Hastings RSA and Heretaunga Club has big plans, extending its fo...

Source: The New Zealand Herald

Kiwis to camp out for Gallipoli centenary

26/01/15

New Zealanders wanting to commemorate the centenary of the Anzac landings on the...

Source: 3 News

New drug rids former soldier of melanoma

24/01/15

Granddad given six months to live gets new lease on

Source: The New Zealand Herald

'Aliens' blamed for 1916 Theatre Royal fire

23/01/15

When a fire ripped through the heart of New Plymouth during World War I, the tow...

Source: Taranaki Daily News

Tributes paid to much-loved war veteran

22/01/15

Doubtless Bay war veteran, historian and much-loved identity Neva Clarke-McKenna...

Source: The New Zealand Herald
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Looks like the possums found a new hiding spot. We’ve dispatched our animal control guys to get them.