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Final Preparations for Somme Centenary in France

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 1:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent travelling to France to commemorate New Zealand’s involvement in the Battle of the Somme will gather at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Ohakea near Palmerston North. Media are invited to attend ... More >>

NZDF Hosting Commander Republic of Fiji Military Forces

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force is hosting a visit by the Commander Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF), Rear Admiral (RADM) Viliame Naupoto over the next few days. More >>

NZDF Vessel Returns From Pacific Fisheries Patrols

Monday, 22 August 2016, 5:10 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy’s offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Wellington will return to the Devonport Naval Base on Friday 26 August after a successful five-week operation conducting fisheries patrols in the south-west Pacific. More >>

Kiwis, Australians Mark 50th Anniversary Of Vietnam War

Friday, 19 August 2016, 10:41 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Kiwis, Australians Mark 50th Anniversary Of Vietnam War A New Zealand Vietnam veterans delegation has joined forces with some of their former Australian colleagues in Canberra to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The veterans attended an ... More >>

NZ Shares Disaster Response Lessons with Pacific Partnershi

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 3:48 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force personnel have shared lessons drawn from responses to recent disasters as they take part in the largest multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) preparedness mission being held in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. More >>

Officer Cadets Begin Jungle Warfare Training

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

More than 50 New Zealand Army Officer Cadets are pitting themselves against the elements and an enemy in a steamy Brunei jungle for the next three weeks. More >>

Delegation to 50th Anniversary in Canberra of Vietnam War

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 2:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is taking 39 Vietnam veterans to Canberra to take part in Australian commemorations on 18 August. Media will be able to meet veterans when they gather in Wellington before their departure. More >>

NZDF Lifts Emergency Shelter to White Island

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has airlifted a 2.4-tonne shipping container to volcanic White Island near Whakatane, to provide visitors an emergency shelter in case of an eruption. More >>

NZDF Soldiers Train Sinai-Bound Us Troops

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 12:01 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Over 200 US troops are expected to hit the ground in top gear when they are sent to the Sinai Peninsula in coming weeks, thanks to the training provided by four New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) soldiers. More >>

Huntly Man in the Thick of It at RIMPAC

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Huntly man Tui Raukawa joined the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) to “get amongst the action” and his wish was amply fulfilled in Hawaii over the past five weeks at Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime ... More >>

Exciting Adventure at World’s Biggest Maritime Exercise

Monday, 8 August 2016, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Less than five years ago, former Thames High School student Ben Sanders joined the New Zealand Defence Force looking for “an exciting career where every day would be different”. He has not been disappointed. More >>

Police Commissioner to Be Patron of Next LSV Course

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 4:46 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Trainees on the next Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) course starting next Monday will be privileged to have Police Commissioner Mike Bush as their patron. More >>

NZDF Works with China, US And Australia to Solve Aid Issues

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 4:56 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Representatives from the People’s Liberation Army, United States military and the Australian Defence Force are in New Zealand this week to look at the way humanitarian operations are conducted in the wake of a South Pacific crisis. More >>

NZDF at Helm of Amphibious Landing at RIMPAC

Monday, 1 August 2016, 5:29 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) played a key role when Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise, culminated in a massive show of force with an amphibious landing in Hawaii yesterday (New Zealand time). More >>

Air Force Technician ‘Living the Dream’ in Hawaii

Monday, 1 August 2016, 3:36 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Shannon Pevreal, 23, from Otorohanga, is “living the dream” at the world’s largest maritime warfare exercise in Hawaii. More >>

Armed Forces Keen to Be Part of Local Communities

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealanders who serve their country in uniform are making a valuable contribution to local communities, New Zealand’s top military officer has reminded community leaders. More >>

NZDF Career Turns Dream to Reality for Matamata Man

Monday, 25 July 2016, 10:25 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) Petty Officer Diver (PODR) Shaun Heaslip, from Matamata, is living out a childhood dream: diving in warm Hawaiian waters - as part of the world’s largest international maritime exercise. More >>

NZDF-Led Projects Boost Drought Resilience

Monday, 25 July 2016, 9:32 am | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF-Led Projects Boost Drought Resilience of Tongan Communities Community projects undertaken by a multi-national task group led by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) are expected to reduce the vulnerability of remote communities to the impact of drought, ... More >>

NZDF Air Transport Team a Workhorse in the Middle East

Friday, 22 July 2016, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) air transport team sent to support coalition operations in the Middle East has completed the equivalent of three months’ worth of flying in just six weeks. More >>

NZ Defence Force Tests Amphibious Capability

Friday, 22 July 2016, 11:10 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The NZDF Amphibious Task Force conducts the first iteration of Exercise Joint Waka in the Canterbury area earlier this year. More >>

 

 

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