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International Air Cadets arrive at Base Ohakea's Air Movements Terminal in a NH90

Each year the RNZAF hosts a number of international air cadets providing them with a taste of life in New Zealand. This year's cadets are from a range of countries including UK, USA, Canada, Hong Kong and China. The group have already visited Whenuapai (6SQN and 230SQN) and experienced naval life at Devonport. On Friday 25 July the cadets arrived in Ohakea by NH90 helicopter after spending time at Waiouru. The trip continues down the country over the next few weeks including stops in Wellington, Blenheim, Christchurch, Tekapo and Ashburton.

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