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Simon Ewing-Jarvie
Serial disruptor of routine and mediocrity as well as a compulsive academic anarchist
Serial disruptor of routine and mediocrity as well as a compulsive academic anarchist
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Re-Mantling The #Reserve Force. Resources, relevance and resilience are the keys to addressing the parlous state of #NZ's Defence Reserve Force. Part 5 of 5 part series. Looking to the Defence Capability Review due soon. #nzdf #nzpol

Re-Mantling The #Reserve Force. Resources, relevance and resilience are the keys to addressing the parlous state of #NZ's Defence Reserve Force. Part 5 of a 5 part series. Looking to the Defence Capability Review due soon to bring some robust thought to…

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WeServed.NZ website launched to provide a directory of links for services related to the support of current and former defence personnel and their families. Kudos to Ranfurly Veterans Trust for sponsoring this site. #nz #nzpol #nzdf

WeServed.NZ website launched to provide a directory of links for services related to the support of current and former defence personnel and their families. Kudos to Ranfurly Veterans Trust for sponsoring this site. #nz #nzpol #nzdf

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Twenty Lashes in 45 Years. Constant cutting, reorganising, rebalancing, regionalising, restructuring by politicians and NZDF commanders are the root cause of the state of the #Reserve #nzpol

Twenty Lashes in 45 Years. Constant cutting, reorganising, rebalancing, regionalising and restructuring by politicians and NZDF commanders are the root cause of the state of the #Reserve #nzpol

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MIA - Defence Employer Support Council is supposed to be promoting #Reservists to employers and giving indy advice to @ronmarknzf . It's been MIA for years. Now #NZ govt wants it to add cadets, youth programmes and retirees! #nzpol

Part 3 of my multi-part examination of the state of the NZDF Reserve Force. The Defence Employer Support Council is supposed to be promoting #Reservists to employers and giving indy advice to @ronmarknzf . It's been MIA for years. Now #NZ govt wants it to…

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Reserve Force Law is an Ass. The primary legislation protecting @NZDefenceForce Reservists' civilian jobs while undertaking military service is hopelessly unfit for purpose. Who is going to step up to to fix it? #NZDF #nzpol #NZ

The primary legislation protecting @NZDefenceForce Reservists' civilian jobs while undertaking military service is hopelessly unfit for purpose. Who is going to step up to to fix it? #NZDF #nzpol #NZ

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Is Your Reserve Big Enough? @NZDefenceForce Reserve is tiny on paper. It's even smaller when you take a closer look at the numbers. The Defence Capability Plan Review needs more emphasis & clarity on #Reserves @RonMarkNZF #NZDF #nzpol

Is Your Reserve Big Enough? @NZDefenceForce Reserve is tiny on paper. It's even smaller when you take a closer look at the numbers. The Defence Capability Plan Review needs more emphasis & clarity on #Reserves @RonMarkNZF #NZDF #nzpol

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Rounds Complete – Mihi Koe. Thanks to the NZ Defence Force and all the many other agencies and people that made yesterday's centenary of the end of WWI so meaningful. #nz #nzdf #nzpol #WWI #lestweforget

Rounds Complete – Mihi Koe. Thanks to the NZ Defence Force and all the many other agencies and people that made yesterday's centenary of the end of WWI so meaningful. #nz #nzdf #nzpol #WWI #lestweforget

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NZ Defence Welfare Raspberry Knob Award. Some knob in the #NZDF welfare support system in #NZ thinks it's OK to email deployed pers and tell them off for getting too many support parcels from family & friends. @nzdefenceforce #nzpol

NZ Defence Welfare Raspberry Knob Award. Some knob in the #NZDF welfare support system in #NZ thinks it's OK to email deployed pers and tell them off for getting too many support parcels from family & friends. @nzdefenceforce #nzpol

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Don't politicise #ArmisticeDay. It's understood that #NZ Defence Capability Plan is going to be released in days leading up to 11 November. If true then appalling judgement by Govt. Cynical. #nzdf #ministryofdefence

Don't politicise #ArmisticeDay. It's understood that #NZ Defence Capability Plan is going to be released in days leading up to 11 November. If true then appalling judgement by Govt. Cynical. #nzdf.

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#NZ War Reserve Needs Rebuilding. A #nationalsecurity contingency reserve stock requires a fresh whole of government approach. Combat equipment, ammo, fuel, raw materials all reliant on open sea lanes. #nzdf #southchinasea #piracy

#NZ War Reserve Needs Rebuilding. A #nationalsecurity contingency reserve stock requires a fresh whole of government approach. Combat equipment, ammo, fuel, raw materials all reliant on open sea lanes. #nzdf #southchinasea #piracy
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