Citizenship Ceremony 28 November 2014

Corporal Joseph Mijares reports on the Citizenship Ceremony held 28 November 2014: On November the 28th four NCOs took part in the Porirua Citizenship Ceremony (CPL Daniel Hawinkels, CPL Tere Ngaro, CPL Nikki Hurnen, and me) I’ve been to a few citizen parades already. Normally held in Pataka Art and Museum, Citizenship Ceremonies are where … Read more

Porirua Cadet150 Parade

The Porirua Cadet150 Parade, held on 9 November 2014 at 11am, was reviewed by The Mayor of Porirua City His Worship Nick Leggett. Mr Leggett’s special words to the parade are recounted below: “It is very significant that this year’s parade is held on Te Rauaprarha Park in the centre of Porirua. Your Units serve … Read more

Honour Guard for ANZAC service at Hurricanes Game

On Saturday 26 April 2014, members of 41 Squadron supported the Wellington NZCF units with the Poppy Collection and Honour Guard at the Hurricanes versus the Reds game. The Honour Guard as the players ran onto the field included CDTs Berryman-Assemahli and Sahayam, and LAC Walker. CPL Haenga-Sutton (NZ flag) and LAC Douglas (Australian flag) … Read more

Commonwealth Day Service – 10th March

LAC Tere Ngaro reports on the Commonwealth Day Service at the Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul. On Monday 10th March, at the Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul, No 41 SQN Colour Party (WO Fowler, CPL Mijares, CPL Haenga-Sutton and LAC Ngaro) attended the Commonwealth Day Service alongside head boys and girls from 27 or so … Read more

Citizenship Ceremony – 24 Feb 2014

Sgt Daniel Robinson reports on the Citizenship Ceremony he attended. On the 24th February, 41 Squadron representatives (SGT Cane, SGT Robinson, CPL Haenga-Sutton, and CPL Gordon, with Pilot Officer Brown supervising) participated in the Citizenship Ceremony being conducted that day at Pataka museum. The event marking the final step undertaken by those born in another … Read more

Commonwealth Day 2013

Cpl Logan Cane reports on the Commonwealth Day ceremony on the 11th March 2013. On the 11th of March myself along with CPL Haenga-Sutton, CPL Eagle and LAC Gordon were selected to bear the Commonwealth Flag for the Commonwealth Day ceremony held at the Cathedral of St Paul’s in Wellington. Also there were students from … Read more

ANZAC Day 2013

Once again the 25th of April marked ANZAC Day and the Squadron turned out in force to mark the day at 4 parades around Porirua. Up early and at Porirua RSA by 5.20am, the 6am dawn parade was well attended and thankfully dry.  The tri unit honour guard, complete with rifles, did a sterling job … Read more