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 […]

Mangorewa Tramp

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L2R: CDT van den Eng, CDT Dhillon, SS Belt, SS Joseph, SQNLDR Peacock, CDT Downes. Front: CDT Reid For some it was the first time, for others a re-visit after 29! years.  But 29SQN’s “standard tramp” from the 1990s has been introduced to a whole new generation. Tramps can be enjoyed in a number of […]

Community support flows both ways

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Thanks to Tremains Real Estate’s initiative to give back to the community, local Real Estate Super-star Aaron Coveney visited 29 Squadron to hand over a very big cheque! Happy to take it off him were Unit Commander Flying Officer Poiheare Knight, and Unit Support Committee Chairperson, Mrs. Sharon Rehu. When windfalls like these come to […]

International Women’s Day 2021

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Today is International Women’s Day for 2021, and it is a good opportunity to celebrate No. 29 (Rotorua) Squadron Air Training Corps and the New Zealand Cadet Force in general. The NZCF has welcomed female cadets as fully participating members for the last 50 years… that’s well before most other boys- or men-only organisations followed […]

NOTICE: 29 SQUADRON @ COVID-19 LEVEL 2

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Kia ora:  As per the announcement made by government at 1615 hrs Fri 05 Mar 21, Rotorua has returned to Covid-19 Level 1 starting at 0600 hrs Sunday 07 Mar 21.   Tena koutou katoa   To all Officers, Staff, Cadets, Parents, Caregivers, USC members, and visitors:  29 Squadron will parade on Wednesday nights with the […]