Author: mgwaterman


  • Investiture in Patuna Chasm

    Investiture in Patuna Chasm

    When new Scouts join a Scout troop, they participate in an investiture ceremony where they agree to follow the scout promise and are awarded the group scarf and badges. For our latest new member, Isabella, we did something different – held her investiture while on a trip walking through the Patuna Chasm. Normally we wear uniforms […]

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  • Josh Tabor awarded scouting Medal of Merit

    1st Kelburn scout leader Josh Tabor has been awarded a Medal of Merit as part of the Founder’s Day celebrations. Medals of Merits are awarded to adult leaders who have made an outstanding contribution to scouting, generally for a period of more than ten years. As well as being a 1st Kelburn leader, Josh is […]

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  • Scouts NZ appoints Kelburn leader Josh Tabor as its new Chief Executive

    From Scouts New Zealand: SCOUTS NEW Zealand announces new Chief Executive SCOUTS New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Joshua (Josh) Tabor as the association’s new Chief Executive. Josh joins SCOUTS New Zealand as Chief Executive on Monday 19 June. Stuart Francis, SCOUTS New Zealand National Chair said Josh’s understanding of complex organisations, […]

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