Children of WW1 Veterans afternoon tea

Held on Sunday 8th October. Over 70 Guests, whose Fathers had served during World War 1 were given afternoon tea, prepared by the Mt RSA Women’s Section. The event was an initiative of the WW100 Tauranga Committee, and was kindly sponsored by the Mt RSA. Peter Moss welcomed the Guests on behalf of WW100 Tauranga, Vice President Barry Kellas…

GALLIPOLI – Poem

GALLIPOLI   They left their homeland with nary a care A great new adventure was waiting out there Little did they know what fate had in store Their mother’s worst nightmare will come to the fore   25th April 1915, on that fateful day At Anzac Cove those soldiers went into the fray The many…

ANZAC 2017

The total donations received for Poppies to Friday April 28th are $22,753.80 a wonderful result. The ANZAC Dawn and Civic Services and Parades were both well attended, the weather was magnificent and the atmosphere vibrant. President Derek Williams addressed the huge crowd attending the Dawn Parade, giving a poignant speech about the horrors of war,…

2017 ANZAC Order Of Service Dawn & Civic

Click here to download a copy of the CIVIC PARADE order of service   Click here to download a copy of the DAWN PARADE order of service Civic Parade MOUNT MAUNGANUI RETURNED SERVICES ASSOCIATION (INCORPORATED) ANZAC DAY TUESDAY 25TH APRIL 2017 AT 9.30AM MEMORIAL SERVICE TO BE HELD AT THE MOUNT MAUNGANUI RSA CENOTAPH MARINE PARADE…

ANZAC POEM

This ANZAC Poem below was written by well-known Poet Wendy Baker Who is the Daughter of Returned Serviceman who was a Member Of the Mount Maunganui RSA Wendy will be reciting the ANZAC Poem at this year’s ANZAC Day Civic Service This poem is available in the latest RSA Review Courage…Commitment…and Comrades Courage…commitment…and Comrades They enlisted…

New tribute to Les Munro unveiled

Mount Maunganui RSA has produced a new tribute to late Dam Buster Squadron Leader, hero of the community, and “super man” John Leslie ‘Les’ Munro. A huge photo of a Lancaster bomber, identical to the one Les piloted, plus several pieces of art depicting his life before, during, and following World War Two were unveiled…