Local J Force groups meet at varying times in their own regions, and gather every two years for a national reunion. Members also receive an informative newspaper four times a year. Away trips are announced at the luncheons. J Force visitors are always welcome at luncheons, but it is a good idea to let someone know that you will be attending so that catering can be organised.
You'll receive all the information including accommodation, day trips and programme.
If you are wanting your military records, contact Defence Personnel Archives (see Vets' Advice).
If you want to register the death of a NZ J Force veteran on the government database and this website, send details to Betty Cochrane. Try to include full name, date of death, date of birth if you know it, cause of death (a copy of the death certificate would be appreciated), and place of death. Be sure to include your own name.
The Auckland Branch meets on the second Wednesday of each month.
The Hawkes Bay Branch meets every two months (11.30 for 12.30):
The Taranaki Branch meets monthly for a variety of activities:
The Manawatu-Horowhenua Branch meets each month in the lower North Island for luncheons:
The Wanganui Branch meets at the Wanganui RSA on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
The Wairarapa Branch meets occasionally. If you're in the region, give Bill Perry a call on 06 378 6002.