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Poppy Continues to Support

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 5:37 pm | Returned Services Association

Street collectors will be out around the country tomorrow exchanging poppies for a donation to the RSA Poppy Appeal. More >>

Whangarei Girls’ pupil wins ANZAC Day trip to Gallipoli

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 4:32 pm | Returned Services Association

Whangarei Girls’ High School student Rachel Boyd will travel to Gallipoli to attend Anzac Day commemorations after taking top honours in the national final of the ANZ RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition. More >>

RSA welcomes Government’s offer of Special Annuity

Friday, 14 December 2012, 1:27 pm | Returned Services Association

RSA National Media Release 14 December 2012 RSA welcomes Government’s offer of Special Annuity to Veteran Bill Framhein RSA National President Don McIver has welcomed the Minister of Veterans’ Affairs Hon Nathan Guy’s notification that the Government ... More >>

RSA deeply saddened by deaths of Defence Force personnel

Monday, 20 August 2012, 10:59 am | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association National President Don McIver says RSA members are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of a further three Defence Force personnel in the destruction of their vehicle as a result of an improvised ... More >>

RSA mourns the deaths of New Zealand service personnel

Sunday, 5 August 2012, 12:48 pm | Returned Services Association

RSA National President Don McIver says that the tragic news of the deaths of two NZ Defence Force personnel from the NZ Provincial Reconstruction Team while in Afghanistan will be received with great sorrow by all members of the RSA. More >>

RSA opposes the ‘Mondayising’ of Anzac Day

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 10:36 am | Returned Services Association

26 July 2012 RSA opposes the ‘Mondayising’ of Anzac Day The Royal New Zealand RSA is opposed to any ‘Mondayising’ of Anzac Day. “The RSA policy has always been to preserve the special nature of Anzac Day. The National Executive Committee ... More >>

RSA sad at death of Past National President John Campbell

Friday, 22 June 2012, 1:48 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association National President Don McIver says RSA members will be sad to hear the news that Past National President John Campbell passed away this morning in Dunedin after a long and brave struggle with his debilitating ... More >>

American gamers donate US$25,000 to RSA

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 11:59 am | Returned Services Association

Wargaming America, host of popular online war game World of Tanks, this morning handed a cheque to the RSA for US$25,000. More >>

Funding for RSA Services To Veterans Scrapped In Budget

Friday, 25 May 2012, 3:07 pm | Returned Services Association

Funding for RSA Services To Veterans Scrapped In Budget The Royal New Zealand RSA is deeply disappointed that the modest financial support of $250,000 p.a. provided by Government was scrapped in yesterday’s Budget. The Government Grant provided ... More >>

RSA saddened by the passing of Sir Fred Allen

Saturday, 28 April 2012, 7:03 pm | Returned Services Association

RSA National Media Release 28 April 2012 RSA saddened by the passing of Sir Fred Allen The Royal New Zealand RSA is saddened by the passing of Sir Fred Allen today. More >>

RSA Disappointed by Disrespectful Comments

Monday, 23 April 2012, 6:28 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association is deeply disappointed by the historically inaccurate and disrespectful comments made by journalists on a National Radio panel last week. More >>

Student Volunteer Army named Anzac of the Year

Friday, 20 April 2012, 4:55 pm | Returned Services Association

The Canterbury University Student Volunteer Army, in recognition of its significant contribution to the Christchurch community following the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, has been awarded the Royal New Zealand RSA’s Anzac of the Year Award 2012. More >>

Kiwis Prepare to Honour the Spirit of Anzac

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 3:02 pm | Returned Services Association

19 April 2012 RSA National Media Release Kiwis prepare to honour the spirit of Anzac Poppy Day 2012 – Friday 20 April New Zealanders across the country will be invited to wear a poppy tomorrow (Friday April 20) to commemorate all those who have served, ... More >>

RSA deeply saddened by death of Corporal Douglas Hughes

Wednesday, 4 April 2012, 1:30 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association National President Don McIver says that the tragic news of the death of Corporal Douglas Hughes while serving his country in Afghanistan will be received with great sorrow by all members of the RSA. More >>

Poppy Day 2012 taking shape

Thursday, 22 March 2012, 11:59 am | Returned Services Association

The RSA is preparing for the 2012 Anzac Day commemorations, which will mark the 97th commemoration since the Gallipoli landings and the 90th anniversary of the Poppy Day Appeal. More >>

RSA appalled by desecration of NZ war graves in Libya

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 5:28 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand RSA is appalled to learn of the desecration of New Zealand war graves at the Benghazi war cemetery in Libya. Over the weekend 238 headstones were damaged in Benghazi War Cemetery (total burials 1051 Commonwealth servicemen), ... More >>

RSA deeply shocked and saddened at brutal assault

Friday, 9 December 2011, 10:28 am | Returned Services Association

The RSA movement is devastated that a female staff member has today been brutally attacked at the Hobsonville RSA. More >>

New look RSA to be launched at annual Conference

Monday, 14 November 2011, 1:16 pm | Returned Services Association

RSA Media Release 14 November 2011 New look RSA to be launched at annual Conference At the annual RSA conference starting in Wellington today over 300 delegates will launch the new RSA brand for its second century. “We’re only five years from ... More >>

RSA marks 11/11/11 around the country

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 5:04 pm | Returned Services Association

After four years of the greatest conflict then known in human history – involving 100,000 New Zealanders and the cost of 18,000 lives – the Armistice meant soldiers no longer had to dream of home-comings but could finally dare to believe they would ... More >>

Death of soldier deeply saddens RSA

Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 10:27 pm | Returned Services Association

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association National President Don McIver says that the tragic news of the death of another New Zealand soldier while serving his country in Afghanistan has been received with great sorrow throughout the RSA ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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