Get physical
You'll have the chance to test yourself on some of the most demanding physical assault courses in the country - the ones NOT open to the public
Not just the boys
19 Squadron is an equal opportunity organisation. We accept male and female cadets and currently have 10+ cultures represented within our unit
Discipline & Drill
We're not just good, we're REALLY good. So good that we have won both the Regional and National Drill Competition numerous times.
Get up in the air!
Get hands-on experience at one of our regular Power Flying Days at the Whenuapai Air Force Base and our annual Flying Camp!
Where else...
...would you get a chance like this? ATC will take you places and allow you to do things you've never even imagined
Get sky high
It's not all about flying and planes! We'll help you build confidence through stretching you to your comfortable limit. All with supervision and training to ensure you get the most out of your experiences
The Mud Run
Famous amongst cadets past and present, the bi-annual mud run is one of our most anticipated activities
Go bush
Head to the hills and into the back blocks. What is more Kiwi than getting out into the open and experiencing NZ's natural wilds?
Do it all
From 15,000ft up to 4ft deep, you'll get an opportunity to have the widest range of experiences offered by any youth organisation in NZ
Great mates
No matter what you take from any activity or training, the friendships you make at ATC will last a lifetime

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Among our aims is the desire to foster the spirit of adventure and teamwork and to develop those qualities of mind and body which go to making good citizens and leaders.
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We aim to provide challenging and disciplined training activity which will be useful both in the Services and civilian life.

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Another key aim is to promote an awareness and appreciation of the Services and the role they play in the community.

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