To infuse with enthusiasm

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Our Unit Commander, FLTLT Poihaere Knight, has been the subject of a Profile story: “Outlining the life and times of Rotorua people from the city’s diverse community”, using quality long-form journalism that showcases the Living Taonga that are part of and energise our Rotorua community. As No. 29 (Rotorua) Squadron, ATC, we are proud and honoured […]

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR 29 SQN

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Kia ora 29 Squadron whanau! As per NZCF Covid-19 Bulletin 38 released on 08 Sep 21, and a meeting of Staff, our squadron is Parading at our ATC HQ at 23 Geddes Rd from 15 SEP 21. If any Cadet or their whanau is not comfortable returning to Parading under Level 2, they do not […]

Online Parades back at 29 Squadron

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Our first Online Parade night found almost everyone in good spirits.  It was good to see the resilience in our Cadets when faced with the highest level of restrictions on our daily lives. Two Zoom sessions were held, one for Basic 1 and another for Basic 2 Cadets.  It went very well and Staff got […]

NOTICE: 29 SQUADRON @ COVID-19 LEVEL 4

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Tena koutou katoa To all Officers, Staff, Cadets, Parents, Caregivers, USC members, and supporters:   29 Squadron will NOT parade on Wednesday nights until further notice.   All NZCF external activities, exercises, operations, and camps are at a minimum suspended, possibly cancelled.   In the words of FLTLT Knight:     “We can do anything that […]

Covid 19 Update 23 JUN 21

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Kia ora 29SQN whanau. Today’s Covid announcement by the Government means we will continue at LEVEL 1, which means there is no change and we will Parade tonight. It remains a good reminder for everyone to wash and dry hands, use hand sanitiser supplied at the unit, and stay home if you are unwell. Use […]

Operation WiseOwl

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Credit: No. 29 (Rotorua) Squadron It was Rotorua’s turn to host RNZAF’s 14 Squadron, and the crowds certainly appreciated the mini-airshow.   There is no expectation or obligation  to continue with the Royal New Zealand Air Force (or the Army or Navy) when you join Air Cadets, but if the NZDF is on your (or your […]

FLTLT Knight receives her rank slides

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The Unit Commander of No. 29 (Rotorua) Squadron, Air Training Corps, Flight Lieutenant Poihaere Knight received  her new rank slides during a visit of the Deputy Chief of Navy Commodore Melissa Ross to Rotorua Cadets. On the left is her son ACSS Morgan Knight, formerly a Cadet Flight Sergeant of 29 Squadron, and on her […]

Anzac Day preparations

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No. 29 (Rotorua) Squadron Air Training Corps has a significant role to play during Anzac Day.  You will see us at the Dawn Parade, in Government Gardens near the Field of Remembrance, part of the Parade, and at the Civic Service. Our Air Cadets have been meeting daily since Sunday and will continue to train […]

RSA Poppy Day 2021

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After a year off due to last year’s Covid-19 lockdown, No. 29 (Rotorua) Squadron Cadets had the opportunity to take to the streets and help the Rotorua RSA with Poppy Day. We were proud to collect $1,600 for a good cause, and it got everyone in the right mindset for next week when we will […]