May 4, 2022
RSA ready to support personnel affected by NZDF’s vaccine directive
The RSA is ready to support personnel who face discharge from the NZDF due to their COVID-19 vaccination status.
Apr 29, 2022
Message from the RSA's National President on the passing of Bob 'Bukit' Hill
It is with extreme sadness that the RSA announces the passing of Bob “Bukit” Hill, National Vice President of the RSA, and President of the Masterton RSA.
Photo credit: Rosa Woods/Stuff
Apr 13, 2022
RSA concerned deploying NZDF personnel could be left without support
The RSA’s National President BJ Clark, says he is seeking assurance from the Chief of Defence Force that the NZDF is doing everything it can to support the welfare of those deploying in support of the Ukraine, both now and in the future.
Apr 4, 2022
RSA’s Poppy Appeal introduces New Zealand’s younger veterans
With the words: “The RSA is old, not every veteran that we support is,” the RSA’s Poppy Appeal is officially underway, and this year hopes to raise awareness of New Zealand’s younger veterans while raising much needed funds for support services.
Apr 1, 2022
RSA speaks out on protest at Pukeahu
The RSA was disappointed to learn that anti-mandate protesters were planning to stage their latest round of protest action at the National War Memorial at Pukeahu.
Apr 19, 2021
Samantha Carter – A long day off the Somali Coast
Royal New Zealand Navy Petty Officer Samantha Carter deployed to the Indian Ocean on anti-piracy operations whilst on attachment to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Apr 8, 2021
Special meeting called to formalise arrangement between RSA and Timaru Town and Country Club
The future expectations of the South Canterbury RSA's relationship with the Timaru Town and Country Club are to be laid on the table at a special general meeting.
Mar 31, 2021
Annie Buckley MBE ARRC and the Hallway Gong
In the hallway of my house in Wellington hangs a brass gong that was bought in a market in Cairo over 100 years ago.
Feb 5, 2021
Temuka World War II veteran Herb Keen to feature in film
South Canterbury's oldest surviving war veteran has been interviewed for a new film featuring the last living New Zealand and Australian men and women who served in World War II.