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About Us

New Zealand Vietnam Veterans Association (Incorporated) is a society registered and incorporated under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908, and is an affiliated member of the Royal New Zealand Returned Services Association (Incorporated).

Founded in 1982, it has 1100 members, consisting of persons who served with the Allied Forces in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.  Associate Membership is also available to qualifying family members of Vietnam Servicepersons, and to others such as Red Cross and Salvation Army members who assisted Allied forces in South Vietnam.

The objectives of nzVva are to promote on-going comradeship amongst members, and to assist with the welfare of Vietnam Veterans, their children and whanau. 

Office Holders


President: Graham Gibson

Vice President: Barry Dreyer

Immediate Past President/Kaumatua:  Andy Peters

Secretary:  Carol Taylor

Treasurer: Carol Taylor

Quartermaster: Ken Ford

Welfare:  Eddie Nock, Helen Pearse-Otene, Jack Flanagan


Reunions:       Leon Orange  


 Anthony Poa, Nyra Marshall, Jenny Mullane, Gaylene Wilson, Rex Alexander


Reps at Large:     Lindsay Skinner (Wellngton), Lucky Munroe (Canterbury) Paul Thomas (West Australia),

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