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Career Advisors Join The Navy For Two Days

New Zealand Defence Force Te Ope Kaatua O Aotearoa

Media Release Monday 27 September,

2004 National High School Career Advisors Join The Navy For Two Days

"A Life ... Less Ordinary Experience" awaits up to 40 Career Advisors from High Schools around the country. The Career Advisors will join the Navy's New Entry Training School in the Devonport Naval Base over the period 29 September to 1 October 2004 for a familiarisation tour. Just as a new recruit would do, the Career Advisors will be living and eating in the New Entry Training School and be exposed to a variety of Navy related activities, events and platforms to observe first hand that the Navy has much to offer those seeking a challenging and rewarding career.

The familiarisation tour is designed to provide the Career Advisors an insight of what is required of young Officers or Ratings under training so they can, in turn, impart their knowledge to potential candidates from their respective high schools who wish to join the Navy.

Starting with a 'Wakey Wakey" at 0600 every morning, activities over the two day period include a Powhiri at the Te Taua Moana Marae, tours, presentations and briefings in all the Navy's Branch and Trade Training Schools, Bridge Simulator, Damage Control (Fire and Flood), New Entry and Officer Training Schools, plus a visit to the Naval Support Flight at Hobsonville. Ends For further information please contact Lieutenant Barbara Cassin, RNZN Assistant Navy Public Relations Officer, Ph: (09) 4455002 or Mob: 021-2440638

Career Advisors attending are representing the following schools:

Auckland Recruiting Area St Peters School, Cambridge Kristin School, Albany Pukekohe High School Whangarei Boys High School Sacred Heart Girls College Hamilton Boys High School

Tauranga Recruiting Area Forrest View High School, Tokoroa

Wellington Recruiting Area Horowhenua High School Wanganui High School

Dunedin Recruiting Areas Kings High School Southland Girls High School Verdon College Central Southland College Logan Park

Christchurch Recruiting Areas

Aranui High School Christchurch Boys High School Christ's College Nelson College for Girls Shirley Boys High School St Bedes College Timaru Boys High School Lincoln High School Linwood College Craighead Diocesan Marlborough Boys College Marian College Mawhera Services Academy Villa Maria College


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