- If you are going away: Contact Gin with the dates you are unavailable.
- If you are unable to attend a training: Contact Matt Hassard.
- If you are unable to attend a meeting: Contact Gin or a committee member.
Pager Test Message
Reminder for all those members with pagers. The first of every month a test message is sent out to ensure your pager is operational, if you do not receive this message you should contact Matt.
Contact Russell if there are any changes to your contact details so the callout list is updated. Change of email address also needs to be passed on to Jake for the newsletter.
Monthly Training Thursday 27th October
Starting 5:30pm. The venue is yet to be decided but it will be on the east side of town. If you would like anything specific covered at one of the trainings please let Matt know.
All the monthly trainings are going to be put into practice on an overnight exercise the weekend after Labour weekend. Starting at midday Saturday the 29th October to midday Sunday the 30th at Kaniwhaniwha, Mt Pirongia. There will be a BBQ on Saturday evening. Please advise Matt of your attendance.
Radio Voice Procedures Manualnew
This manual has been put out by LandSAR NZ. It has been developed with input from experienced LandSAR members and with input from AREC. An electronic copy of the LandSAR Radio Voice Procedures Manual is available on the website at the LandSAR webiste resources section
LandSAR plan to have a limited quantity made available in hard copy, however this is subject to funding. To accompany this document, the “frequently used messages” have been developed into an aide-memoire that will be included with the notebook covers and aide-memoire package that will be distributed to Groups before the end of the year. if you have any questions about the attached manual, please drop Ross Browne (National Training Coordinator) a line.
LED Lenser discountnew
LED Lenser are offering LandSAR members some very good discounts on three of their torch models.
- P14 (Handheld, 4xAA)
- H14 (Head torch, 4xAA)
- X21 (Handheld, equivalent of 7 P14s, 4xD batteries)
Check out the LED Lenser website for technical specifications.
Contact Russell Lamb (email@example.com) for further info or to place an order. Orders need to be combined and sent to LandSAR National Office with full payment before 20th October, so get in touch with Russell ASAP.
Bush to Beach Half Marathonnew
Organised by Kuaotunu SAR, Coromandel Peninsula, as a fundraiser for their group.
- 22km and 7km options
- Saturday 21st April 2012
- The event is open to runners and walkers
- visit bushtobeach.org.nz to register and see the detailed race map
The Hamilton SAR Group Strategic Framework is now set in place and is available on our website at hsar.org.nz/media/strategic_framework.docx
The calendar is now available at hsar.org.nz/calendar. This will be keep up to date so you can reffer to it at any time. There are several new and updated events on the calendar since last months newsletter so please check it out.