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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 >>

Air Force Names Its First ‘Airman of the Year’

Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Former Whanganui woman Corporal (CPL) Keisha Malone has received the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) inaugural Airman of the Year Award. More >>

NZDF To Begin Compliance Patrols in the Southern Ocean

Friday, 25 November 2016, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is set to begin about three weeks of maritime and aerial surveillance patrols in the Southern Ocean, marking almost two decades of compliance checks in one of the world’s most challenging environments. More >>

Limited Service Volunteers Shine a Light on NZDF’s Pledge

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A New Zealand Defence Force White Ribbon torch, carried by New Zealand Defence Force Limited Service Volunteers, passed through Christchurch today on its way to Wellington to signify NZDF’s commitment to the White Ribbon cause. More >>

NZDF Soldiers Mentor New Batch of Afghan Officer Cadets

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force soldiers are helping mentor a new batch of about 330 Afghan officer cadets in key leadership and tactical warfighting skills. More >>

Road to Kaikoura Tests Mettle of NZDF Drivers

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Fault lines have sheared the road in half in many places, testing the mettle of the New Zealand Defence Force drivers ferrying vital aid supplies to Kaikoura. More >>

Navy Divers Shine a Light on NZDF’s Pledge

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 11:47 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Last night, a New Zealand Defence Force White Ribbon torch, carried by Royal New Zealand Navy divers and assisted by New Zealand Police, passed through Auckland on its way to Wellington to signify NZDF’s commitment to the White Ribbon pledge. More >>

More NZDF Aid Convoys to Kaikoura

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 9:29 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Media Release 21 November 2016 MORE NZDF AID CONVOYS TO KAIKOURA The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is sending more aid convoys to deliver vital supplies to earthquake-stricken Kaikoura. “Now that there is controlled access by road between Culverden and Kaikoura, ... More >>

Secondary Schools Competition Winners Announced

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 9:15 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) announced the winners of the Operation Neptune: Secondary Schools Creative Competition , at a special presentation at The Cloud during the International Naval Review, on Sunday 20th November, to celebrate the 75th Anniversary ... More >>

30,000 Bees Among Those Rescued by the NZDF

Monday, 21 November 2016, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

One of the estimated 900 Kaikoura residents rescued by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) from the quake-damaged seaside town carried his most valuable possession: about 30,000 bees. More >>

Visit to Wellington by earthquake response naval task group

Saturday, 19 November 2016, 11:02 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Visit to Wellington by earthquake response naval task group Media are advised that the earthquake response naval task group will anchor in Wellington Harbour tomorrow. HMNZS Canterbury remains on task taking evacuees from Kaikoura to Lyttelton. The ... More >>

NZDF Thanks Foreign Crews for Supporting Relief Effort

Saturday, 19 November 2016, 11:00 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

In an exceptionally Kiwi way, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) thanked a multinational crew of Australian, Canadian and US military personnel for supporting its disaster relief operation during a traditional powhiri at Kaikoura’s local marae this afternoon. More >>

NZDF Aid Convoy Arrives in Kaikoura

Friday, 18 November 2016, 11:32 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

18 November 2016 NZDF AID CONVOY ARRIVES IN KAIKOURA A convoy of 27 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) trucks braved bad weather and risks of further landslides to bring much-needed fuel and water supplies to quake-damaged Kaikoura this afternoon. ... More >>

 

 

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