About us


No. 41 (Kapi-Mana) Squadron was formed in 1980 in Porirua and since that time have paraded in several locations around Porirua City. The Squadron is currently parading in the Ngati Toa Domain, in the TS Taupo Sea Cadet Building where we’ve been parading since 1995.

On the 28th May 2005 the Squadron was officially renamed No. 41 (City of Porirua) Squadron, in honor of the Squadron’s 25th birthday and Freedom of the City being granted by the Porirua City Council.

The Air Training Corps (ATC) conducts a 3-year training cycle taking cadets from basic level knowledge through to advanced level knowledge in area’s such as:

  • Adventure Training (camping, tramping, map reading, radio skills)
  • Aviation Studies
  • Drill and Service Training
  • Leadership Training
  • Instructional Training
  • Firearms Safety and Target Shooting

There are also opportunities in the Squadron for cadets to take part in:

  • Flying Scholarships and Camps
  • Military Base Visits
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • Promotional and Leadership Courses
  • The Air Force Experience Scheme
  • Local, Area and National Bushcraft Camps

Activities in 2014 included:

  • A National Camp held at NZ Army Camp Waiouru
  • A weekend living and training on Trentham Military Camp
  • Helicopters & Power Flying
  • Target Shooting in Local, National and Commonwealth Shooting Competitions
  • Leadership development programs (Junior, Senior & Advanced Leader Courses)
  • ANZAC Day, Commonwealth Day and a National NZCF 150 years Celebration parade
  • Bushcraft Activities
  • Superclash competition
  • and much more

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