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New Zealand Vietnam Veterans Association

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Founded in 1982 to promote on-going comradeship amongst members, and to assist with the welfare of Vietnam Veterans, their children and whanau. 

 

Latest News 

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OPERATION OUTREACH

As promised during our Operation Outreach tour of New Zealand, the interim report on the findings of the team so far is available in the documents section.  Click here Outreach.pdf

The balance of the country is sheduled as follows:

18th November - 1pm, Swanson RSA -  Click here for details  Swanson

23rd November - New Plymouth venue TBA

24th November - Wanganui, Palmerston North - venues TBA

25th November - Taupo venue TBA

This will complete Operation Outreach, it has been great to meet so many of our members on the tour and we look forward to growing our Association into the future.

Bill Brown - American Vietnam Vet - Author

We have been contacted by Bill who wrote "Our Vietnam Wars: as told by 100 Vets Who Served".  Here's the Amazon link you can click on https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079P35BT5 .  It isn't another 'war book'.  It contains short, individual stories of vets - Army, Navy Air Force, Marines and even 2 Aussies, who he was able to connect with and interview.  It has been ranked in the top 10 since it was released in February.  He is now writing a 2nd volume and would like to fill in a few gaps that are in the first one.  He was specifically looking for some input from New Zealand Vietnam Vets.

If you think you might be interested in contributing and giving the New Zealand perspective, you can contact Bill by email at                                                          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Repatriation

Te Auraki (The Return)

http://www.nzdf.mil.nz/operations/repatriation 

 NZ MILITARY SERVICE RINGS

Available for purchase direct from the Jeweller. A brochure was mailed with the latest Contact.  If you wish to know more information about these rings please contact Lynley - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here for order form

Contact

The September Contact has gone to the printers and will be posted/emailed in due course.

The next edition of Contact (last edition for the year) is being put together.  If you have any items you would like included, please email by 5 November to:

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We would love to hear from our members if you have items to share.

           

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