16 Squadron ATC Tauranga


16 Squadron ATC Tauranga


Welcome To Our Unit

We apologise for any inconvenience but this website is

undergoing maintenance as at 20th August


For immediate enquires please contact

Lieutenant Commander Lee White - Unit Adjutant

Mob:  027 291 6151


16 Squadron ATC Tauranga



16 Squadron ATC Tauranga

An invitation to the youth of Tauranga to join us. Ages 13 -15yrs


Adventure ~ Skills ~ Leadership ~ Confidence

16 Squadron ATC Tauranga




Western BOP


BOP Officers Club


Tauranga / Mt Maunganui

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16 Squadron ATC Tauranga


16 Squadron ATC Tauranga was formed in 1971 and held its first parade in 1972


The unit was granted freedom of the city in September 1996


16 Squadron Tauranga has for many years prided itself on having one of the best shooting teams in Cadet Forces.  They have for many years held all the trophies available to then including Commonwealth Medals


16 Squadron have over the years turned out a number of outstanding citizens, both in the military and civilian worlds


What Happens at 16 Squadron ATC Tauranga?


We meet every Tuesday (during the school term), from 1830 to 2100 hrs. Cadets participate in a training programme set out by NZ Cadet Forces.  This extensive programme includes activities such as aviation studies, bush craft, navigation, care and respect of the uniform, drill, through to leadership training. 


Cadets have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of weekend activities throughout the year: They include -


Power Flying ~ Gliding ~ Camping ~ Tramping ~ Overseas Cadet Exchange Leadership Courses ~  Shooting ~ Navigation ~ First Aid




  Rotary Club of







16 Squadron ATC Tauranga




Katikati RSA

Tauranga RSA

Mt Maunganui RSA



Tauranga / Mt Maunganui

WAAF Assoc







16 Squadron ATC Tauranga