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Key upcoming events:

  • Gunner's Day, Sunday 26th May 2024.

  • 2024 RNZA Association AGM/Annual Reunion in Hamilton. Fri 18- Sun 20 October 2024.  Click here for details

  • St Barbara's Day, Wednesday 4th December 2024.


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  • 35220 Lt Col Evard Dennis Meredith CAPE, (27 Nov 33 – 8 Jun 13), Royal Australian Artillery, was the first BC of 106 Fd Bty RAA which was formed in 1966 and went to South Vietnam in Apr 67.

  • From Graeme Black: 

  • Bill was feeling better every day. Then he had visitors . . . .






  • How good to get the newsletter.  How sad to read the names of some of our most famed members from World War II and Korea I have read and heard about, to those of my time with 161 Btry with the 173d.  Last Post continues to echo and we will remember them.

  • Bill Giles is in Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, with a broken hip after a fall.

    Jerry Meyer visited him yesterday and says he is in good spirits.

    He may have an operation today to fix the break but will be in hospital for a while until it mends.

  • Salutations to All

  • Email from David Weston to the Curator of the National War Memorial, Mr Paul Riley

  • Fraternal Gunners Day greetings to all in the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery, those serving and those who have served the guns. Congratulations on your Anniversary Day.

  • 16 Field Regt Rugby League Trip Australia

    16 Fd Regt are currently planning a rugby league trip to Australia in October 2013. They  will play 6RAR and 1 Fd Regt- a Long Tan Cup is the prize.

  • Bill is currently in Middlemore Hospital (Ward 10) with a broken hip after a fall at home on Wednesday afternoon.


  • Gents, during our month long trip in SW WA we had dinner with Billy and his partner Fleur in Esperance where he resides. He is well, owning a business comprising mining based assets in the East WA Goldfields area and doing very well for himself.

  • Hi Team,

  • The above passed away in WHANGAREI on the 10th of May aged 79
    A service for Trevor will be held in Christ Church corner of Kamo Rd and Mill Rd WHANGAREI at Fri

  • Hi everybody

    United States Memorial Day Service. Sunday May 26
    The United States Veterans Club of New Zealand will hold its annual U.S. Memorial Day Service at Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Hall of Memories on Sunday, May 26 2013, at 2 p.m.  

  • Greetings!