Shaun Maloney the NZMRA Parades Officer presents an immaculate display of trooper and horse at the 2006 Armistice Day Parade in Cambridge. The Association is striving to represent the NZMR Brigade that served with distinction during the Middle East conflicts of World War One in two important directions.
"Gladys loves nothing better than tinkering with car engines and driving at top speed. She also dreams of learning to fly a plane. But it's 1914 and people, especially her mother, keep reminding her that women are not supposed to be adventurous. When war comes, Gladys offers her services at the front as an ambulance driver. She receives an infuriating response from the War Office: 'This will be a short war and women will not be needed... Needless to say she ignores this advice.