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Every Night Since 1928 The Last Post Plays

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 11:57 am | New Zealand Defence Force

As dawn broke in New Zealand on the centenary of Anzac Day a contingent of twenty New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel took part in a joint Anzac Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate memorial in Ieper, Belgium. More >>

Pukeahu Park ANZAC Day Commemoration 2015

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 10:53 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Pukeahu Park ANZAC Day Commemoration 2015 Images from New Zealand Defence Force Click for big version A bugler plays The Last Post Click for big version A View from the top of the Carillion Click for big version Faces old and young Click for big ... More >>

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Tolaga Bay

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 9:23 am | New Zealand Defence Force

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Tolaga Bay Images from the Tolaga Bay service. Courtesy of the New Zealand Defence Force. Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version ... More >>

Beating Retreat Anzac Day Performance

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The public is invited to attend a military display called the Ceremony of Beating Retreat, which will be performed on Anzac Square at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this Anzac Day. More >>

Chief of Defence to Attend Gallipoli Anzac Commemorations

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:28 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, says it’s a privilege to be attending commemorations on the Gallipoli peninsula this Saturday. More >>

Royal Gun Salute to Mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:45 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Royal Gun Salute to Mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday Personnel of the 16th Field Regiment, Royal New Zealand Artillery will mark the 89th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with a 21-gun salute at midday on 21 April at ... More >>

Legendary Gurkhas to Visit Youth On Life-Affirming Course

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 5:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Legendary Gurkhas to Visit Youth On Life-Affirming Course Soldiers from B (Sari Bari) Company 1 Royal Gurkha Rifles (1RGR) will visit youth taking part in the Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) course in Trentham tomorrow. Personnel from 1RGR are in the ... More >>

Navy Man Proud to Represent NZ in Samoa on Anzac Day

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Auckland-based Royal New Zealand Navy Able Rate Marine Technician (AMT) Jaytee Tuatama is proud to be representing New Zealand and Samoa on Anzac Day this year. More >>

Local Liaison a Vital Role in Helping Vanuatu

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Aucklander Jonno Dick, a Captain in the New Zealand Army, has deployed as a Civil-Military Co-operation (CIMIC) liaison officer in cyclone-devastated Vanuatu. More >>

Whanganui Local Hard At Work In Vanuatu

Sunday, 5 April 2015, 5:14 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Media Release 6 April 2015 WHANGANUI LOCAL HARD AT WORK IN VANUATU LT Robin Kuhn at work aboard HMNZS CANTERBURY More >>

Daily Last Post to Sound until 2018

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 4:42 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The first daily public Last Post ceremony will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this Anzac Day 25 April and will be conducted every evening until 11 November 2018. More >>

NZDF Continues Vanuatu Aid Effort

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:07 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) sealift and amphibious support ship HMNZS CANTERBURY has arrived in Port Vila carrying further aid to support Vanuatu’s recovery from the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. More >>

Waitangi and Wellington Gun Salutes

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy and the New Zealand Army will each fire a 21 gun salute on Friday 6 February at midday. HMNZS TE KAHA will fire a gun salute observing the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, in Waitangi. The New ... More >>

Defence Force Flying Procedures Robust And Appropriate

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) welcomes the findings of a Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) Report into the landing of a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Boeing 757 (B757) in difficult weather conditions in Antarctica in ... More >>

Air Force on Display at Wairarapa Air Show

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 12:40 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) will be putting on a grand display on January 17 and 18 with several of its aircraft at the ninth Wings Over Wairarapa air show in Masterton. More >>

Lest We Forget - Navy Band Performs Armistice Day Concert

Monday, 3 November 2014, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy Band will perform a memorial concert on Armistice Day, marking the 100th anniversary of World War One, at Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral. More >>

Air Force Welcomes Delivery of Last NH90 Helicopter

Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:38 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has welcomed the delivery of its last NH90 helicopter at Base Ohakea. The arrival brings the total number of NH90 helicopters in the fleet to eight. More >>

NZDF Joins with Australia to Commemorate WWI Centenary

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:53 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A contingent of New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel will join their Australian counterparts at Australia’s first major commemoration of the First World War centenary in Albany, Western Australia this weekend. More >>

Te Atatu Man Returns from Hunting Pirates

Friday, 24 October 2014, 11:17 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Te Atatu man and Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Sergeant (SGT) Jack Xiong has returned home from hunting pirates in the Middle East. SGT Xiong has spent the last three months as a crew member of an RNZAF P-3K2 Orion aircraft, which has been part ... More >>

Korean Navy to Visit Auckland

Friday, 10 October 2014, 3:31 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Korean Navy to Visit Auckland Two ships of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) will visit Auckland from 13 – 16 October as part of a 96-day training deployment, incorporating 12 ports in 12 different countries. The Royal New Zealand Navy will host the Training ... More >>

 

 

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