The 14th Tri-annual Staveley Adventure Camp opened on the 2nd January 2021 to the arrival of 329 Scouts, 54 Venturers and 109 leaders and staff who would camp together for the next seven days.
This year marks 55 years of Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School. From 6th – 20th January this year, 70 students aged between 16-19 descended on Matamata and got put through their paces at flying school.
We are deeply saddened that a former volunteer is facing charges in relation to alleged historic sexual offences involving children in the Wellington District Court. Scouts first learned of the charges when the man was arrested in March this year and is cooperating fully with the police investigation.
During Lockdown YAG (Youth Advisory Group) drafted some questions to ask Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern about various pressing issues.
A response was received and YAG are excited to share it with you.
The International Digital Jamboree (organised by the Korean Scout Association) took place 15 October – 15 November with 300 Scouts worldwide (including 18 Scouts from NZ) taking part.