Anzac Day tomorrow morning #StandAtDawn #29SquadronATC

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RAAF and RNZAF working together providing hurricane relief to Fiji and other Island nations, April 2020. source: RNZAF Twitter Tomorrow morning, at 0600 HRS, 29 SQN Cadets will observe Anzac Day individually.  The national initiative by the NZDF and RSA, #StandAtDawn, will see cadets at their letterboxes while streaming Last Post, observing a minute silence, […]

Rotorua Cadets challenged to get fit(ter)

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The New Zealand Cadet Forces have posted a six-week exercise schedule to stop our cadets from returning as well-developed couch potatoes once the lockdown ends. Click here to access the NZDF exercise plans, including a phone app! April is normally one of our busier months with cadet fitness being tested during parades, marches, and of […]

Volcanic Air and 29 Squadron meet at Rotorua Airport

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Cadets of Rotorua’s 29 Squadron Air Training Corps gratefully accepted an invitation from Volcanic Air to learn about “everything helicopter” during a visit to their hangar at Rotorua Airport. Volcanic Air pilots explained everything in the cockpit, showed the process of pre-flight checks, and showed a promotional video showing the company operating in the breath-taking […]

2020 sees Rotorua cadets hit the ground running

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Nearly 30 cadets from Rotorua, including 29 Squadron’s cadets, were selected to attend Exercise 2020 this month. Hosted at the Waiouru Military Camp and Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea, over 1,200 cadets and 250 staff from throughout New Zealand spent five days taking part in a number of elective activities. Cadets could choose […]