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RSA thanks Kiwis for supporting 2017 Poppy Appeal

Monday, 26 June 2017, 4:14 pm | Returned Services Association

RSA thanks Kiwis for supporting 2017 Poppy Appeal: $1.9 million raised to help NZ’s service community New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) and its member clubs thank New Zealanders for their generosity in supporting our current ... More >>

RSA thanks volunteers for making a difference to communities

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:51 pm | Returned Services Association

The Returned and Services’ Association is one of the thousands of volunteer-powered organisations throughout New Zealand celebrating those who give their time to contribute to their communities this Volunteer Week. More >>

Wounded Warrior new RSA patron

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9:20 am | Returned Services Association

The past patrons of the Auckland RSA have included a prime minister, commanders and captains of industry, even a fashion icon, but today Auckland RSA is proud to welcome Afghanistan veteran and New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Invictus team captain, Jason ... More >>

Public invited to celebrate Auckland RSA’s 100th birthday

Friday, 7 October 2016, 9:23 am | Returned Services Association

New Zealand’s oldest Returned Service Association (RSA), Auckland RSA, is turning 100 this year. To mark the centenary, the Association is hosting a free military parade at the Auckland War Memorial Museum at 11am on Saturday 8 October. It will ... More >>

A Special Poppy Day for Auckland RSA

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:43 pm | Returned Services Association

The 2016 Poppy Day Appeal has special significance for the Auckland RSA as it marks 100 years of supporting those who have served the nation. More >>

RSA looks forward to final flag referendum

Saturday, 12 December 2015, 6:46 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association says the result that really matters will be the outcome of the final referendum on the New Zealand flag in March next year. More >>

RSA encourages everyone to be heard in first flag ballot

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 10:01 am | Returned Services Association

RSA encourages everyone to be heard in first flag ballot The Returned and Services’ Association is encouraging everyone to take part in the first referendum on the future of the New Zealand flag when they get their ballot papers in the post over the next ... More >>

RSA calls for supporters of current flag to be heard

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9:04 am | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) says the 70 percent of New Zealanders who support the current flag should also have their preference on the referendum ballot paper in November. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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