What a great job from the parents and senior Youth last weekend at the All Blacks vs Wallabies game doing one of our precious stadium fundraiser. Looks like there’s another $800 coming our way after a very hectic evening.
I understand we ran out of several lines of drinks – but there were still a few of those plastic hotdogs left…. 🙁
Air New Zealand have roped in Bear Grylls to do the latest version of their in-flight safety video. What’s cool is that the UK Chief Scout made sure that local NZ cubs and scouts were involved in the filming.
Check it out below…
The last day of the Brooklyn School survival skills elective saw the whole group navigate their way to Central park, rescue a wounded team member, keep everyone dry in a bivvy, then rescue a group that had got trapped on the wrong side of a “river”
One of our Scout Patrol Leaders, Liam, was invited to attend the Royal Visit recently at Government House in Wellington. His attendance provided an opportunity for this photo to be taken with Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae (the GG is Chief Scout in NZ).
It was apparently the only photo taken with a member of the visiting public… wearing a scout uniform does have its privileges!
– via Andrew
… well, through and instruction to her Lady-in-Waiting!
The Group wrote to the Her Majesty earlier in the year, to pass on its congratulations during her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Part of the Scout Promise involves doing our duty to the Queen – and this was a nice way to do so.
Hopefully, we’ll get the response displayed in the Hall in Term 4.