The Royal New Zealand Artillery
Gunner's Day, Thursday 26th May 2022.
22(D) Bty and Wellington Gunners 155th Anniversary Reunion 22nd-24th July 2022. Porirua RSA
From Barry Dreyer.
Click here to see a PDF of slides about the battle.
The RNZA Association Q Store webapge has two new products available, RNZA Table Runners, and Artillery ties.
Anyone who is interested in sailing would be fascinated, I’m sure, by RNZA Officer Steve Newman' s harrowing account of survival after the boat he was on sunk in a storm whilst in transit from Fiji to New Zealand in November 2019.
Any members who have served in or are interested in 4th Medium Regiment/Battery's new initiative to record and display their history in the Waikato over the last 100yrs please email your interest to Jack Mills at the address below so he can keep you up to speed on things.
The association AGM/Annual Reunion went ahead as planned and the turnout was commendable given the covid uncertainty leading into October. The success of this year's Trentham Camp location sees us planning a repeat there for 2021.
The Master Gunner St James’s Park has prepared a video-message in which he addresses the 78th Anniversary of the Second Battle of El Alamein (which commenced at 2140hrs (local Egyptian time) on 23 Oct 1942), and the key part played by our respective Royal Artilleries and individuals from our Nati
In case some website visitors are puzzled by the website looking a little different, we have updated the look of it slightly with a different font.
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Today I have heard of the introduction into Parliament of a Bill to amend the Veterans Affairs Act 2014. The Bill aims to implement some recommendations from the Patterson Report.
I am setting out below the statement by the Minister, Mr Ron Mark.
For your welfare, the Committee endeavours to have some input into Government policy on veterans, as part of its range of activities. For example, in submissions to Professor Ron Patterson, for his report on the operation of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014.
The article at the link below by Group Capt Catherine McGregor AM was sent to Barry Dreyer a few days ago by Australian Long Tan 6 RAR veterans Bob Buick MM and Dave Sabben MG, with Anzac wishes.
The Horowhenua Artillery Association have postponed their "Celebrate 60 years" events that were due to be held on 23rd May 2020.
This is postponed until October’s El Alamein luncheon.
The Association AGM and Reunion will be held over the weekend 16-18 October 2020 at Trentham Camp, Upper Hutt.
Remember the Association welcomes anyone who has served the Guns for 3 months or more, so get together a group of your era comrades for a great catchup.