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 Grant leaves 41 Squadron at the end of 2011 to take up a new post … Read more

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 Exercise Kiwi. Arriving as the sun set on Friday evening, some tents were erected by … Read more

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, the Top Shot and NCO’s award to Cdt Drummond, the “Stirrers” award to FLTLT R … Read more

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 the national support associations, representatives from the RSA and others gathered at Ngatitos Domain to … Read more

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

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.  While some cadets manned the flight sim’s, other cadets and parents patrolled the Gala distributing … Read more