Entries by mrdweb

100 Year Celebrations – The Foundation Stone

Immediately following the Inaugural ANZAC Day Civic Ceremony on Marine Parade, on the 25 April 1916 the people of Napier moved across the road to witness his Worship the Mayor, J. Vigor Brown ESQ M.P. place the foundation stone into the wall of the J.A Louis Hay designed ‘Soldiers Club’ building. The Foundation Stone was […]


The second edition of the war stories booklet was very well received at a presentation to the storytellers at the Napier RSA 13 November, followed by a delicious morning tea. Thanks go to the Napier RSA for their major efforts getting the stories set out and printed in book form. Thanks also go to Wendy […]

Presidents Report

Very soon Christmas bells will be ringing and I am never quite sure if we are winding down or winding up to Christmas. I do know that something changes in our household, things seem to take on a frantic and un-organized pace for some reason or another. Extra shopping for special gifts for the big […]

Women’s Section Report

The Ladies Section held its final meeting for the year on the 16th November celebrating a three course Xmas Lunch prepared by Bev and her staff. The Ladies bought along a small gift each which  was put in Santa’s sack for delivery after lunch. Everybody enjoyed themselves especially when Santa and his Xmas Fairy arrived. […]