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Minister of Defence Hon. Mark Mitchell at Wanganui RSASep 21, 10:30amWanganui RsaThe Minister of Defence, Land Information and Associate Minister of Justice the Honourable Mark Mitchell will be at the Wanganui RSA, 170 St Hill Street, from 10.30am to 12.00 Noon on Thursday 21 September 2017. He will be discussing matters related to defence, land information and the upcoming general election. The meeting is open to members of the public

Hon Mark Mitchell, Minister of Defence .

Mark Mitchell was appointed as the Minister of Defence on 24 April 2017. Both Mr Mitchell’s father and grandfather served with the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and he spent his early years living at Base Whenuapai in Auckland. His grandfather, Air Commodore Frank Gill, was a cabinet minister between 1975 and 1980 and was later appointed as New Zealand Ambassador to Washington.

Mr Mitchell joined the New Zealand Police in 1989 and became a member of the Dog Section and Armed Offenders’ Squad. After leaving the Police in 2002, he established an international private security firm. Working closely with the World Economic Forum, he helped establish logistic emergency response teams that provided humanitarian support in countries hit by natural disasters, such as the Philippines, Pakistan, and Haiti.

He served as Chairperson of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee from 2014 to 2016. In 2016 he was appointed the Minister for Land Information, Minister of Statistics, and Associate Minister of Justice. He is retaining the Land Information and Associate Justice portfolios, as well as taking over the Defence portfolio.

Last year he visited New Zealand Defence Force personnel at Camp Taji in Iraq with Minister Brownlee and the Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.
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Minister of Defence Hon. Mark Mitchell at Wanganui RSA

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Wanganui RSA

Today is Malayan Veterans’ Day.

A day where we remember all of the New Zealand servicemen who served in the Malayan emergency.

From 1949 to 1989 12 were Killed in Action, Operation or Exercise, and 55 Died, Drowned, or were Killed in Accidents.

We will remember them.
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Battle of Britain Commemoration ServiceSep 17, 1:30pmSt Peter Church, WanganuiJoin with the Squadron to commemorate the 77th anniversary of
The Battle of Britain. Cadets are requested to be at St Peter's Church at 1330 for a 1400 start. Service will be lead by Squadron Leader Roger Black, Chaplain for RNZAF Base Ohakea.
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Battle of Britain Commemoration Service

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Hamish Harcus

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Hw much to join uncle Jeff?

Howie Maui

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And now it's $2500. Saturday. So come along and suport your Clu8b.

It's $2400 Friday!

Riccardo Graham-Kara Aliyah sis this yous man go win that mulla.

Hw much to it cost to be a member?

Got to be there to win!!!! bugger won't be there Saturday!!!!😯

What's that all about?

Is that tonight?

Good luck everyone

Jewel Robertson there ya go 😂😂

Rangimaria Crichton 😂😂 go try ya luck hahha

Ngaire Madams 🤔

Bradley Mightysnake Kendall

Kataraina Rourangi

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Now that was a great function. The clubs 100th.

1 month ago

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Might have to be at the RSA tomorrow and maybe Friday

Rod Newport