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RSA plans to keep flag flying through referendum

Friday, 14 August 2015, 12:15 pm | Returned Services Association

RSA National President BJ Clark says the RSA will continue to campaign to keep the current New Zealand flag through the two-referendum process confirmed by Parliament yesterday. “The RSA and many other New Zealanders told a Parliamentary select committee ... More >>

RSA Says Scrap Second Flag Referendum If No Clear Favourite

Friday, 26 June 2015, 7:30 am | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand RSA is calling on the government’s Justice and Electoral Select Committee to only approve the second referendum if there’s clear majority support for an alternative to the existing New Zealand flag. More >>

RSA Calls On Select Committee to Withdraw Flag Bill

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 2:10 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand RSA wants the Flag Referendum Bill to be withdrawn. More >>

RSA approves special ANZAC chocolates

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 1:47 pm | Returned Services Association

The New Zealand Returned Services Association has given its official approval and insignia to a special edition of Belgium chocolates to be sold through Foodstuffs New World, PAK’n SAVE and Four Square stores from April to commemorate the forthcoming ... More >>

New Range of WWI Anzac Biscuit Tins Launched

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 2:19 pm | Returned Services Association

The RSA and New Zealand company AFM Group, have joined forces to produce a range of limited edition WWI commemorative Anzac biscuit tins. Every tin sold will result in a donation to the RSA’s support services; helping veterans, ex-service and service ... More >>

RSA Offers Condolences To Victims Of Sydney Siege

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:43 am | Returned Services Association

As an organisation representing over 100,000 New Zealanders, the RSA has today condemned the actions taken by Man Haron Monis during his siege in a Sydney café, and offered their deepest sympathies to the friends and family of Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson ... More >>

Fresh Faces Bring New Perspectives to RSA

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 2:32 pm | Returned Services Association

Fresh Faces Bring New Perspectives to RSA The RSA has voted for diversity with the election of the first women and civilian members to its National Executive Committee (NEC). Alongside the new National President BJ Clark, who is seeking to quietly revolutionise ... More >>

New President Plans Quiet Revolution for RSA

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:32 am | Returned Services Association

New President Plans Quiet Revolution for RSA November 20, 2014 The newly elected National President of the Royal New Zealand RSA is planning a quiet revolution of the iconic RSA movement. B.J. Clark from Christchurch wants RSAs to become even more ... More >>

RSA National President to Lead a Quiet Revolution

Monday, 27 October 2014, 2:32 pm | Returned Services Association

When Warrant Officer B.J. Clark was posted to the Sinai Peninsula in 1989, he often reflected on the New Zealand troops who fought there in the harsh Egyptian climate more than 70 years earlier. More >>

Young Kiwi speakers to represent NZ at Gallipoli 2015

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 4:09 pm | Returned Services Association

The RSA is delighted at the announcement made by Veterans' Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse today, that all eight regional finalists of the 2015 ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition will be included in a group of 25 Youth Ambassadors commemorating ... More >>

RSA welcomes Veterans Support Act

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 8:57 am | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association welcomes the passage of the Veterans Support Act into law tonight. RSA National President, Don McIver, says that while it has taken a long time to get to this point, and there is disappointment ... More >>

RSA thanks NZ for $1.7m collected during Poppy Appeal

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 10:11 am | Returned Services Association

The RSA today announced that over $1.7 million was donated to the 2014 Poppy Appeal for the support of veterans, ex-service men and women and their families in need. More >>

New poppy supplier to power veteran support

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 2:10 pm | Returned Services Association

Christchurch RSA has been confirmed as the new national poppy supplier for the RSA’s annual Poppy Appeal. RSA National Office announced today that Christchurch RSA’s strong tender will allow more of the funds donated for each poppy to be available ... More >>

On the Spot Anzacs Were Sent to Gallipoli

Friday, 11 April 2014, 12:17 pm | Returned Services Association

New Zealand and Australian troops were deployed to attack the Turkish mainland at Gallipoli because they were on the spot. The National President of the Royal New Zealand RSA, Don McIver, says forces from both countries were training in Egypt on ... More >>

RSA Encourages Week Long Display of Poppies

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 12:31 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand RSA is encouraging Kiwis to wear their poppies for eight memorable days this month. RSA Chief Executive, David Moger, says 2014 is particularly significant because it heralds the start of commemorations for the centenary of the First World ... More >>

RSA Encourages Week Long Display of Poppies

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 10:49 am | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand RSA is encouraging Kiwis to wear their poppies from Poppy Day, April 17, through to Anzac Day this year. RSA Chief Executive, David Moger, says 2014 is particularly significant because it heralds the start of World War One ... More >>

V8 Supercars Partner with RSA for ANZAC Weekend ITM500

Monday, 24 February 2014, 3:00 pm | Returned Services Association

The ITM 500 Auckland V8 Supercars, the biggest annual trans-Tasman sporting event, has today announced the RSA as their official charity. The 2014 event, the 14th time that New Zealand has hosted a round of Australasia’s biggest motorsport category, ... More >>

RSA Welcomes Otago University Study Findings

Monday, 2 September 2013, 6:49 pm | Returned Services Association

The RSA welcomes the publication of the study on the mortality and morbidity of Vietnam veterans completed by the University of Otago Department of Preventive and Social Medicine. More >>

RSA Endorses Gallipoli Commemoration

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 1:05 pm | Returned Services Association

RSA Endorses Gallipoli Commemoration August 29, 2013 With the centenary of the First World War only a year away this month, the Gallipoli commemoration is taking on an even greater significance for the Royal New Zealand RSA. Chief Executive, Dr Stephen ... More >>

RSA Supports Gallipoli 2015 Ballot Decision

Monday, 13 May 2013, 1:42 pm | Returned Services Association

The RSA supports the decision announced today by the Minister of Veterans’ Affairs on the ballot for attendance at the Gallipoli Centenary Commemorations in 2015. More >>

 

 

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