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His Majesty King Charles III Is Royal New Zealand RSA’s New Patron

Friday, 31 May 2024, 5:07 pm | RSA

The Royal New Zealand RSA is extremely honoured that His Majesty King Charles III has been confirmed as the charity’s new patron. More >>

Hurricanes’ Gift To Benefit New Zealand’s Veterans

Friday, 17 May 2024, 2:09 pm | RSA

Twenty-three match worn Hurricanes jerseys have been gifted to the RSA to help raise the funds needed to support New Zealand’s veterans of military service and their whānau. More >>

RSA Angered As Another War Memorial Senselessly Vandalized

Sunday, 14 April 2024, 1:53 pm | RSA

The damage at the Hātuma War Memorial follows an increase in vandalism at War Memorials across the country, with both the Bridge of Remembrance in Christchurch, and the National War Memorial in Wellington recently being defaced by protestors. More >>

Christmas Presents Head Off To Deployed New Zealand Defence Force Personnel

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 3:26 pm | RSA

Thanks to the RNZRSA, a small piece of New Zealand is on its way to every member of the New Zealand Defence Force that will be deployed overseas this Christmas. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2309/f4d24df4a1eb9d163b51.jpeg" ... More >>

New Service Helps Veterans Into Work

Thursday, 3 August 2023, 10:41 am | RSA

The RNZRSA has launched a new service aimed at helping ensure New Zealand’s veterans of military service can find and maintain meaningful employment after their service ends. The RSA’s Board Chair, Major General (Retd) Martyn Dunne, said that some ... More >>

RSA’s Poppy Appeal Shows The Changing Face Of New Zealand’s Veterans

Monday, 17 April 2023, 1:55 pm | RSA

Every April the RSA holds its Poppy Appeal to raise much needed funds for support services, and this year the RSA continues to ensure New Zealanders know that our veterans can be almost any age. The RSA’s National President Sir Wayne Shelford, ... More >>

RSA Congratulates Maj Gen (Retd) Martyn Dunne On Award Of Timor-Leste Medal Of Merit

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 11:10 am | RSA

The RNZRSA congratulates Maj Gen (Retired) Martyn Dunne, CNZM, QSO on receiving the Medal of Merit of Timor-Leste which recognises his significant contribution to peace and stability in the country. The medal was presented on Monday at a ceremony ... More >>

RNZRSA Asks New Zealanders To Take A Minute This Remembrance Day

Tuesday, 8 November 2022, 9:00 am | RSA

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2211/1e448e4f47820385f67a.jpeg" width="576" height="720"> The RNZRSA is asking all New Zealanders to take part in a minute’s silence at 11am on the 11th of November to ... More >>

Christmas Cheer For Deployed Defence Force Personnel

Thursday, 29 September 2022, 3:11 pm | RSA

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the elves at the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association dispatch parcels across the globe, destined for those New Zealand Defence Force personnel that will be serving overseas at Christmas ... More >>

RNZRSA President To Attend Queen's Funeral

Thursday, 15 September 2022, 3:29 pm | RSA

The RNZRSA will be represented at the funeral for Her Majesty the Queen by National President BJ Clark. Mr Clark said it was a deep honour for the RNZRSA to receive a formal invitation to attend the service at Westminster Abbey. "Her Majesty ... More >>

Hard Days Ahead For Friends And Family Of Dominic Abelen

Friday, 26 August 2022, 10:51 am | RSA

The passing of Dominic Abelen, the New Zealand soldier killed while on leave without pay in the Ukraine, highlights the need for greater support for Defence Force personnel according to Ryan Gilbert, President of the Mackenzie RSA. Ryan, himself a former ... More >>

Better Support Available For Departing Military Personnel

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 1:07 pm | RSA

New Zealand Defence Force personnel will have access to greater support when leaving the military thanks to a new partnership between the RNZRSA and ELE Group. Aimed at providing transition support the partnership, which was launched in Wellington ... More >>

RSA Sees Defence Review As Opportunity To Improve Conditions For Veterans

Friday, 8 July 2022, 6:30 pm | RSA

The RNZ RSA welcomes the Defence policy review announced recently by the Minister of Defence. RNZ RSA Board member Major General (Retired) Martyn Dunne, CNZM, QSO said the policy review provides the Government with an opportunity to ensure Defence ... More >>

RSA Ready To Support Personnel Affected By NZDF’s Vaccine Directive

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 2:34 pm | RSA

The RSA is ready to support personnel who face discharge from the NZDF due to their COVID-19 vaccination status. The RSA recently met with United We Stand, the group who are mounting a legal challenge against the Chief of Defence Force. The legal ... More >>

RSA Concerned Deploying NZDF Personnel Could Be Left Without Support

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:03 pm | RSA

The RSA’s National President BJ Clark, says he is seeking assurance from the Chief of Defence Force that the NZDF is doing everything it can to support the welfare of those deploying in support of the Ukraine, both now and in the future. “I have ... More >>




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