Did you know about the New declarations of qualifying operational service?

November 20, 2020 Three new declarations of operational service that qualifies for coverage under the Veterans’ Support Act have recently been announced. The declarations cover deployments before 2009 that previously didn’t have coverage, but have now been looked at again, against the updated criteria in the 2014 Act. Now, regardless of mission or operation, veterans are eligible for… more

Pilot course for veterans at Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre

November 10, 2020 Date: 30 November to 4 December 2020 Location: Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre, 529 Cornwall Road, Masterton 5810 In partnership with the Universal College of Learning and the Ministry for Primary Industries, Veterans’ Affairs is seeking registrations of interest from New Zealand veterans who may like to take part in a pilot course specifically for veterans, at the… more

Veterans’ Affairs Bay of Plenty Forum

November 6, 2020  𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻: 26 November 10am-2pm 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: Mount Maunganui RSA (544 Maunganui Road, Omanu, Bay of Plenty) Following on from the success of the past Veteran Expos held in Christchurch, Auckland, and Wellington, Veterans’ Affairs New Zealand  and Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust are teaming up again to host a Veterans’ Forum in Tauranga to meet with New Zealand veterans,… more

Celebration of ‘Art of War’ Exhibition – Papakura Museum

October 14, 2020 Papakura Museum invites you to celebrate the exhibition of ART OF WAR. 📅Wednesday 11th November 2020 4.00pm to 6.00pm 📍Level 3, 209 Great South Road, Papakura [Undercover parking available from East Street entrance. Take lift to Level 3.] ☕Refreshments Provided   Please RSVP by 3rd November 2020 to (09) 298 2003 or manager@papakuramuseum.org.nz

Webinar Series – Pre And Post Lifting of the Ban

October 8, 2020 You are invited to join ASCN (New Zealand) for another Webinar in the Series on LGBTIQ Military Service Members and Veterans.  In this Webinar we continue our discussion on this population by considering the topic of: “UK LGBT+ Military Service and Veterans Experiences: Pre And Post Lifting of the Ban – 12 Jan 2000.” In… more

Webinar Series – Serving in Silence? Australian LGBTI Military Service since 1945

September 11, 2020 This Webinar is the first in the ASCN Webinar series on the needs and issues impacting LGBTIQ Military Service Members and Veterans. In it Dr Riseman will draw on findings from the Australian Research Council-funded project “Serving in Silence? Australian LGBTI Military Service since 1945” to provide an overview history of LGBTI service in Australia… more

Webinar Series – The Development and Implementation of the Women Veterans Network

August 11, 2020 You are invited to join us for another Webinar in the Series on Military Transition and Wellbeing in 2020 developed by ASCN (New Zealand). In this Webinar we continue our discussion on this theme by considering the topic of: “Understanding the Role of Social Support in Veterans’ well-Being: The Development and Implementation of the Women… more

Webinar Series – Post-9/11 U.S. Veterans: Program Use Among Those with Psychological Symptoms and Barrier Reduction Strategies Provided by Veteran-Serving Programs

July 7, 2020 You are invited to join us for another Webinar in the Series on Military Transition and Wellbeing in 2020 developed by ASCN (New Zealand).  In this Webinar we will be continuing our discussion on the theme of Wellbeing by considering the topic of: “Post-9/11 U.S. Veterans: Program Use Among Those with Psychological Symptoms and Barrier… more