Yearly Archives: 2011

Squadron Leader te Tau – Mayoral Certificate for 41′s longest serving Officer

On Wednesday 14th December Squadron Leader Grant Te Tau recieved a Mayoral Certificate from Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett in recognition of his many years of service to the youth of Porirua through his work with the Air Training Corps. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Exercise Kiwi

On the weekend of the 9th, 10th & 11th the 3 ATC units from Wellington plus Palmerston North, Kapiti and even a handful of Sea Cadets from Levin rendezvoused at Waiterere Forest for the end of year camp that is … Continue reading

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IACE 2012

A big congratulations to F/S Kendall Brown who is off to Belgium next year and SQNLDR Grant te Tau is off to Canada for the International Air Cadet Exchange (“IACE”) next year.

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Operation H2O

Parade night on Monday 5th December saw the cadets wearing their DPM’s.  At the start of evening parade a number of awards were handed out that were left over from the weekends Final Parade, including the new Warrant Officers cane, … Continue reading

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Final Parade 2011

Saturday 3rd December saw 41 Squadron join with the Porirua Cadet Corps and Sea Cadets for a first ever Tri-Corps Final Parade.  Here a number of local and national dignatories, inlcuding Captain David Gibb (Royal New Zealand Navy), representatives of … Continue reading

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Final Parade 2011

Today the Squadron participated in the Inaugural Porirua NZCF Tri-Corps Final Parade and Awards Ceremony. Photos to follow soon. In the mean time please see the link below for the official programme. Final Parade Book 2011

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Fixed wing powered flying – 27th Nov 2011

The weather gods were with us again for our final planned fixed wing powered flying session of 2011.  The day started pretty overcast with a strong cool breeze but this didn’t stop the first 3 pilots heading for the skies … Continue reading

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Tawa Fire Service Evening – 21st Nov

Tonight Alan Drummond from Tawa Volunteer Fire Brigade came along to the unit to demonstrate some fire fighting equipment and teach the cadets some basic fire response drills – get down, get out and call 111!  The ‘hands on’ run … Continue reading

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Plimmerton School Gala Recruitment Drive – 19th Nov

With a last minute change of classroom to one between the toy sales and the second hand clothing, we had a prime position for another recruitment drive!  Learning from our first go at Paremata, this time we brought along 2 … Continue reading

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Paremata School Gala Recruitment Drive – 29th Oct

Our first try at a different recruitment drive – targeting Yr 8 pupils and hopefully building a long term relationship with local primary schools, setting up our flight simulator and a slideshow of unit activities on projectors in Classroom 7.  … Continue reading

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