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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 >>

NZDF Engineers Head To Sinai

Friday, 13 January 2017, 2:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Thirty-five New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) engineers left this morning for Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula to help build a security fence around the Multinational Force and Observers’ (MFO) South Camp. More >>

Lessons of 2012 Guide Traffic Plan for Air Tattoo at Ohakea

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 11:56 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Lessons learned from the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s air show in 2012 are guiding the traffic plans for the 2017 Air Tattoo onFebruary 25 and 26. More >>

Hawera Woman’s Naval Career Off to a Great Start

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Ordinary Stores Accountant (OSA) Anita Berry, of Hawera, has made a great start to her Royal New Zealand Navy career, topping the class for parade training. More >>

Auckland Sailor Hopes to Open New Path for Family

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Samoan Aucklander says he hopes his recent Navy graduation demonstrates a new career pathway for his family. More >>

‘Switching Sides’ Pays Off For New Naval Officer

Monday, 9 January 2017, 1:25 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The decision to “switch sides” from sailor to officer is paying off for Midshipman (MID) Erica Williams, of Papakura, who scooped two top awards at her recent graduation. More >>

NZDF airlift missions renew lifeline for scientists in Anta

Friday, 9 December 2016, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force has just completed its airlift support flights to Antarctica for the summer season, renewing a vital lifeline for scientists working on the icy continent. More >>

Exemplary Young Leader Named NZDF’s Person of the Year

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A New Zealand Army chef setting high standards for all those around her has been named the 2016 New Zealand Defence Force Person of the Year. More >>

New Plymouth Man Wins NZDF Innovation of the Year Award

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Major Stuart Tylee has won the New Zealand Defence Force Innovation of the Year award for implementing an acoustic/electronic target system for New Zealand Army small-arms training. More >>

Cantabrian Named NZDF Volunteer of the Year

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Major Chris Allan has won the New Zealand Defence Force Volunteer of the Year award for his work empowering the youth of Christchurch and assisting with aid projects in Vanuatu. More >>

NZDF’s Southern Ocean Fisheries Patrols Off to Flying Start

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:10 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) maritime and aerial surveillance patrols in the Southern Ocean are off to a flying start, with nine licensed fishing vessels boarded and checked for compliance. More >>

NZDF Finds Missing Hunter in Kaimanawa Ranges

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:24 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found the 60-year-old hunter who has been reported missing in the Kaimanawa Ranges since Saturday evening. More >>

NZDF Helps Search for Missing Hunter

Monday, 5 December 2016, 11:01 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping search for a hunter who has been reported missing in the Kaimanawa Ranges since Saturday evening. More >>

The Fast And Furious at Air Tattoo

Friday, 2 December 2016, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

There will be some very fast aircraft in the skies for the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s 2017 Air Tattoo in February next year. More >>

NZDF Civilian of the Year a True ‘Mate for Life’

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Selwyn Ponga-Davis and NZDF Chief People Officer Debbie Francis with one of Mr Ponga-Davis’ safety initiatives at Linton Camp. More >>

Waipukurau Woman Wins Inaugural Soldier of the Year Award

Friday, 2 December 2016, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Lance Corporal (LCPL) Amber-Lee Nui, who hails from Waipukurau, has been named the New Zealand Army’s inaugural Soldier of the Year. As Soldier of the Year, LCPL Nui is now in the running for the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Person of the ... More >>

Top Sailor Sets Course For Further Honour

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A busy 12 months for Marlborough woman Leading Chef (LCH) Alexis Gray after being named the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Sailor of the Year in 2015 could culminate in further recognition: LCH Gray is the Navy’s nomination for the New Zealand Defence ... More >>

NZDF Helps Search for Victims of Kaipara Boat Tragedy

Sunday, 27 November 2016, 3:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Helps Search for Victims of Kaipara Boat Tragedy Twelve personnel from the New Zealand Defence Force are helping comb the area in Kaipara Harbour where a boat with 11 people on board capsized on Saturday afternoon. Police said three people were ... More >>

 

 

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