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

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

Flying 9th Oct

The weather was perfect for trios of cadets to assemble at Paraparaumu Airport for an hour of fixed wing flight training each.  In total 12 cadets took to the skies to circle Kapiti Island, practice touch & go take-offs and landings or complete circuits and other flight drills.