Tuesday, 18 April 2017

NZ Army Visit to School:

The Manawatu Standard recently reported an Army Team visit to Whakaronga School where they held a seminar for the kids about leadership and responsibility:

Of course the 'gentlemen of the press' focused their cameras on the *GUNS*

- but were surprisingly neutral and restrained in their reported opinions..

- There was no reportage in the newspapers of the day - back at the end of the 1950s - when I and my classmates were trained by the school Combined Cadet Force to handle and shoot safely with Lee Enfield's on the school rifle range.

- So I say .. Well Done to that school - I consider that the group of 9 to 13 year olds will benefit from the experience.

Marty K.

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