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Service at Bougainville Peace Talks Qualifies for Medal

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 12:36 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealanders who served at the Bougainville peace talks in 1990 are now eligible for the New Zealand Operational Service Medal. More >>

Vintage Harvard Plane on Show at Air Tattoo

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The grand old lady of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, North American Harvard NZ1015, has had a makeover taking her back to her original glory in time for this weekend’s Air Tattoo. More >>

NZDF Surveys Kaikoura's Sea Floor

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent eight hydrographers to Kaikoura to survey its sea floor and map the shifts caused by last November’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Lieutenant Commander Philip Davies, who leads the Military Hydrographic ... More >>

Expertise Will Keep Air Show Traffic Flowing

Friday, 17 February 2017, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

World-leading experts in event crowd and traffic management are working to ensure people get to the Royal New Zealand Air Force 2017 Air Tattoo air show without a hitch. More >>

NZDF Lifts Performance in 2016 Census

Friday, 17 February 2017, 12:39 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Staff engagement is up at the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF), the organisation’s second annual engagement survey has revealed. More >>

NZDF Sends More Personnel to Battle Port Hills Fire

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12:26 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent more personnel and vehicles to help evacuate residents and get the fast-spreading scrub fire on Christchurch’s Port Hills under control. More >>

Helicopter Pilot Was Decorated Soldier

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force can confirm that the helicopter pilot who died in a crash while fighting fires in the Port Hills yesterday was a decorated soldier who served with 1st New Zealand Special Air Service Regiment in Afghanistan. More >>

Navy Continues Support of Art Deco Festival in Napier

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 11:53 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) will continue its traditional involvement in the Tremains Art Deco Festival in Napier this year. More >>

NZDF World Masters Team Announced

Monday, 13 February 2017, 2:39 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is sending a team of more than 220 competitors to the World Masters Games 2017 in Auckland from 21-30 April. More >>

RNZAF Orion Leaves for Middle East

Friday, 10 February 2017, 3:32 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) sent a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft this morning to the Middle East to join an international partnership against piracy and people and drug trafficking. More >>

Aucklander Leads NZDF Force to Counter Piracy

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 2:44 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

An Aucklander who joined the Air Force to fulfil a childhood dream to fly and go places will be leading the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) operations in the Middle East to counter piracy and people and drug smuggling. More >>

NZDF To Help Counter Piracy And Trafficking in Middle East

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is sending a 55-member contingent and an Air Force P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft to the Middle East to join an international partnership against piracy and people and drug trafficking. More >>

NZDF Delivers Textbooks for Fiji’s Cyclone-Damaged Schools

Friday, 3 February 2017, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) delivered this week more than three tonnes of textbooks donated to high schools in Fiji that were damaged last year by Tropical Cyclone Winston. More >>

Navy to Continue Traditional Involvement at Waitangi

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 1:31 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy will continue its traditional involvement and support in Waitangi Day activities in the Bay of Islands this year. More >>

NZDF Helps Search for German Tourist Missing on Mt Taranaki

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 9:44 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping search for a 19-year-old female German tourist who has been reported missing on Mt Taranaki since Monday. More >>

NZDF Supports Sub-Antarctic Resupply Mission

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) offshore patrol vessel is transporting 23 government staff and more than seven tonnes of timber and equipment to remote Campbell Island, home of six species of albatross and the world’s rarest duck. More >>

NZDF Swings into Action for Annual Antarctic Resupply

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

About 55 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) drivers and logistics specialists sent to Antarctica earlier this month swung into action today to offload a year’s worth of supplies for scientists working in the Ross Sea region. More >>

NZDF Firefighters Hit the Ground Running in Whitianga

Friday, 20 January 2017, 2:41 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) five-member firefighting crew worked overnight Thursday to extinguish hotspots to prevent the massive bush fire south of Whitianga from spreading further. More >>

Feast of Fast Jets at Ohakea Air Tattoo

Friday, 20 January 2017, 11:18 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s 2017 Air Tattoo is turning out to be a fighter jet extravaganza, with two F-15SG aircraft added to the line-up for the event on February 25 and 26. More >>

NZDF Firefighters to Help Control Whitianga Bush Fire

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is sending five experienced firefighters to help battle the devastating bush fire in Whitianga. More >>

 

 

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