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NZDF Invictus Team Battle Sponsors in Wheelchair Basketball

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Invictus Games team took on staff from key sponsors in a wheelchair basketball showdown at Devonport Naval Base yesterday. More >>

CDF Attends Conference And Anzac Day Service

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 10:26 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating visited the United Kingdom to attend a Chiefs of Defence conference and participate in Anzac Day commemorations earlier this week. More >>

Chunuk Bair Service Attracts Capacity Crowd

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 8:52 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The annual New Zealand Memorial Service at Chunuk Bair on the Gallipoli peninsula took place this morning [25 April] in perfect weather and in front of a capacity crowd of nearly 1,000 mostly young people. The service was conducted by New Zealand ... More >>

Dawn Service at Gallipoli Marks ‘Defining Page’

Monday, 25 April 2016, 7:55 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

In cool and showery conditions over 1,200 people attended the Dawn Service at the Anzac Commemorative Site at North Beach on the Gallipoli peninsula today, celebrating the 101st anniversary of the ANZAC landings (the 100th Anzac Day). More >>

NZDF Chaplain Honours Predecessor Killed in Action

Friday, 22 April 2016, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Dunedin-born Navy chaplain Colin Mason is relishing his role with the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent preparing to commemorate Anzac Day in Gallipoli. More >>

NZDF Personnel Return From Fiji Humanitarian Mission

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 5:30 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Around 300 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel returned this afternoon from a seven-week humanitarian aid operation in Fiji, where they helped deliver hundreds of tonnes of life-saving aid supplies to remote communities devastated by Cyclone ... More >>

Royal Gun Salute to Mark the Queen’s 90th Birthday

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 9:53 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Personnel from the 16th Field Regiment, Royal New Zealand Artillery will mark the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with a 21-gun salute at midday today at Point Jerningham in Wellington. Point Jerningham is New Zealand's only permanent ... More >>

Defence Leaders Commit to Reducing Sexual Violence

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 1:29 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Over 100 of the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) most senior military and civilian leaders have committed to reducing inappropriate and unwanted sexual behaviour in our military. More >>

Navy Ships to Visit Home Ports for ANZAC Weekend

Monday, 18 April 2016, 12:31 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

As part of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) 75th Anniversary and Anzac Day commemorations, seven ships will visit their affiliated home ports. More >>

Third Iraq Contingent Bound for Exercise in Australia

Friday, 15 April 2016, 11:14 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The third rotation of New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel to Iraq departed from Christchurch Airport this morning for a Mission Readiness Exercise in Australia. More >>

New Pilot Training Takes Air Force into the Future

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The new Pilot Training Capability at Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea was officially opened today. More >>

Second Time at Invictus Games for Auckland Local

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Auckland local, Petty Officer Seamanship Combat Specialist (POSCS) Tana ‘Johnny’ Pungatara is back in training and aiming for gold as a member of the 2016 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Invictus Games team. More >>

Local Petty Officer Preparing for a Different Battle

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Glenfield local, Petty Officer (PO) Aaron Gibbs is aiming for gold as a member of the 2016 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Invictus Games team. More >>

NZDF To Train with Southeast Asian Partners

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 10:45 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will deploy a P-3K2 Orion aircraft and up to 38 personnel to take part in air and maritime exercises in Southeast Asia over the next three weeks. More >>

NZDF Support to 2016 Anzac Day Commemorations

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 2:27 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating, has today announced the scope of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) commitment to this year’s Anzac Day commemorations in New Zealand and overseas. More >>

From Army to Plunket to Invictus

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 11:17 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Ex-Army soldier and current Plunket Desktop Support Analyst Nu Filo is swapping tech for training in the lead up to the Invictus Games 2016. More >>

Featherston Battler Back in the Firing Line

Monday, 11 April 2016, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Featherston local, Petty Officer (PO) Karl Shearsby is back in training in the hope of bringing back gold as part of the 2016 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Invictus Games team. More >>

New Battle Training Facility for NZDF

Friday, 8 April 2016, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) new Battle Training Facility (BTF) was officially opened today by the Prime Minister, Rt Honourable John Key at a ceremony in Auckland. More >>

NZDF Team Prep for Battle at Invictus Games

Friday, 8 April 2016, 11:14 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is proud to represent New Zealand at the 2016 Invictus Games, taking place in Orlando, Florida 8-12 May. More >>

Greytown Local Supports ‘Shave for a Cure’ Event

Friday, 8 April 2016, 10:37 am | New Zealand Defence Force

For Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Commander (CDR) Karen Ward, having her red tresses shaven down to a number zero at today’s “Shave for a Cure” event in support of Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand, is her “brave move for the year”. More >>

 

 

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