Where are our missing Veterans?

August 7, 2019 Hundreds of thousands of dollars set aside by the government to support Vietnam war veterans and their families is going unspent. The Defence Force is making more effort to track down veterans, who are famously reluctant to come forward and ask for help. Read more from Radio New Zealand

Veteran Transition – Achieving a life well lived webinar

July 30, 2019 Introducing a series of webinars on MILITARY TRANSITION Do you have an interest in the topic of Military Veteran Transition, would you like to know more? Join us as we kick off the first Webinar of the Military Transition Webinar Series   Webinar topic: ‘The Outcomes and insights of the NATO Research Group’s work on Military… more

Veteran loneliness survey

July 7, 2019 Veteran loneliness survey – The aim of this project is to find out how many veterans experience loneliness, what it means to them, and what it means for their health. This information will help provide appropriate services to prevent and reduce then impact of loneliness. If you agree to participate in this study, you will… more

Auckland and Waikato Vietnam Veteran Health & Wellbeing Expo

April 24, 2019 VA and the Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust are holding an expo for Vietnam Veterans. You can register by calling: • Veterans’ Affairs on 0800 483 8372; or • The Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust on 09 625 8310 Once you’ve registered, we’ll contact you to discuss a time that suits you and your spouse/partner/family/whanau to attend (we need… more

Volunteers Wanted for University Study on Veterans’ Health

March 4, 2019 The University of Auckland is looking for NZ ex-servicemen and women who served in the 1990s or later to take part in the VeCHAT study, which is a proof of concept study to assess whether a brief electronic questionnaire is a good way of assessing and supporting ex-servicemen and women in New Zealand with mental… more

Services Directory to be Launched for Veterans and Serving Personnel

November 5, 2018 A new tool is being launched to guide veterans and New Zealand service personnel towards organisations that can help address their health, welfare and social needs. This is an online service directory called WeServed.nz. It has been developed by the Ranfurly Veterans’ Trust, with the support of the organisations that make up the Combined Veterans… more