On the 11th day, at the 11th hour…

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Magazine Image part of The War Poppy Collection by Jacqueline Hurley Under the kind but relentless training of Major Breen of Rotorua District Cadet Unit, our Non Commissioned Officers received catafalque refresher training in preparation for Rotorua’s Armistice Day commemorations. Cadets from RDCU and 29 Squadron will join the Returned Services Association, Rotorua Lakes City […]

Think positive

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29 Squadron just completed Term Three and it has been a good one.  While other organisations have struggled under Covid 19 limitations, 29 Squadron with the unfailing support of its parents and extended families has put extra effort into preparing for a world without Covid restrictions. Congratulations go to SGT Swinburne, LAC Morley, and LAC […]

79 years young: 29 (Rotorua) Squadron

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Portrait of K Deacon and I Libeay ATC Rotorua 29 Squadron in Royal NZ. Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs. Ref: WA-00843-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/30631542 Next year, a year from now, 29 Squadron Air Training Corps will celebrate its 80th  year of operation in Rotorua.  New Zealand’s Air Training Corps was formed in September […]

Teens still thrive in Air Cadets

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Air Cadets visited Volcanic Air at Rotorua Airport earlier this year 29 Squadron Air Cadets are still parading during Covid Level 2 lockdown, because you can’t contain the energy and enthusiasm of young people who want to do something different to sitting at home on devices. Rotorua Air Cadets are also ready if the country […]

Rotorua Cadets value community support

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They say, “you get out what you put in”, and 29 Squadron have a significant commitment to Rotorua’s community.  The most visible parts are around Anzac Day when we perform a front-line role at the dawn and civic parades.  But you can also find us helping Rotorua Council, selling poppies for the RSA, and cleaning […]

A life less ordinary

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This is a great time to get involved with Cadets. As the lockdown restrictions come off and external activities are coming back, we plan to end this year with a bang! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsWpxZIjCV0&feature=emb_logo

Rotorua Air Cadets go bowling

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The last Parade Night of every term is usually time to let our hair down.  29 Squadron hosted a bowling night at Motion Entertainment and invited RDCU and 75 Squadron to join us. The invitation to attend was also extended to family, and we took out 5 lanes to settle who was the best on […]