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Naval Reserve Recent Activities 2015

Go to the activities under each UNIT to see the latest 2015 activities.

OLPHERT: Wellington and Hawkes' Bay Regional Employer Awards

The Wellington and Hawkes' Bay Regional Employer of the Year awards were held at HMNZS OLPHERT during February. Reservists from Navy and Army reserve units in the lower North Island nominated their Employer for supporting them with their reserve...

OLPHERT: RHIB training on Wellington Harbour.

As part of a very busy training weekend, OLPHERT took advantage of the PHILOMEL BOATS SQUADRON passing through Wellington with three Naval RHIBS on trailers while on there way back to Auckland from training in the South Island. RHIB...

February 2015: Weekend Training

A nice touch to the end of a great training weekend, today -An exchange of Ships Crests between HMNZS Hawea And HMNZS Olphert.LT Norris, CO of HMNZS Hawea and LT CDR Peter Arnold spoke of the benefits of training together and appreciation was given...

OLPHERT: Change of Command

HMNZS OLPHERT recently held a Change of Command ceremony at Defence House, Wellington. Lieutenant Commander Ian Wells, VRD RNZN relinquished command to Lieutenant Commander Richard Davies RNZN at a ceremony presided over by the Chief of Navy Rear...

OLPHERT: ANZAC Day 2015

Members of HMNZS OLPHERT and HMNZS WELLINGTON ships company paraded at the Porirua City Civic ceremony on ANZAC day 2015. Other members of OLPHERTs ships company paraded at several parades on the Kapiti Coast and Hutt Valley. Two members of the...

Tasman Exchange 2015

Maritime Trade Operations Across the Ditch - Tasman Exchange 2015 Between the dates of the 3rd and 16th May. I was fortunate to be selected for the TASMAN EXCHANGE Scheme and have the opportunity to travel to Australia to participate in Exercise...

OLPHERT: Wellington Naval Reservists ontarget at the Linton Military Camp Parsons Range

As a key part of Naval Reserve mission to contribute to the Navy by providing competent Reserve personnel fit for service, Members of Wellington Naval Reserve HQ HMNZS OLPHERT were joined by other Navy personnel, and put into practice their in Unit...

Trade Training School driven by Reservists

Civilians by day, Military by night. Four reservists, three from HMNZS Olphert: CPOET Grant Cossar, POET Nic Shearer, OSCS Jason Young and one from 2CSSB LCPL Patrick Krippner are employed by the Trade Training School (TTS), based in Trentham...

OLPHERT: Last Post Ceremony National War Memorial.

HMNZS OLPHERT personnel take their turn to perform the Ode and Last Post ceremony at the National War Memorial, Wellington. The Navy is lead Service for...

OLPHERT 2015 End of Year Parade

HMNZS OLPHERT held its End of Year Parade and Prize giving on Tuesday 8th December at it's new Headquarters in Petone. The guest speaker was Captain Dave Gibbs, RNZN, Assistant Chief of Navy (Strategy and Engagement).

NEPTUNE Commemorative Service: HMNZS OLPHERT

The annual HMS NEPTUNE Commemorative Service was held at HMNZS OLPHERTs Petone Headquarters on Saturday 19th December 2015. The guest speaker was LTCDR Kerry...

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