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NZDF Volunteer of the Year generous with time and skills

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Volunteer of the Year Sergeant Maaka McKinney carries four pagers – he’s on call 24/7 to Coastguard Tutukaka, the Rural Fire Service, St John Ambulance, and his local fire brigade in Northland. Sergeant McKinney is ... More >>

NZDF joints multinational force protecting APEC leaders

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 3:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel have arrived in Papua New Guinea to form part of a multinational force protecting world leaders attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit this weekend. Sue Douglas, the New Zealand Senior ... More >>

Support Key to Navy Sailor of the Year Award

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Excelling as part of a team working on the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Frigate Systems Upgrade has won Leading Combat Systems Specialist Alicia Wall the RNZN Sailor of the Year 2018 award. More >>

NZDF Transports Donated School Supplies for Papua New Guinea

Monday, 5 November 2018, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping transport about 230 kilograms of textbooks and school uniforms donated by an Auckland school for a primary school in Papua New Guinea. More >>

NZDF Helps Kiwi Fisherman in Distress

Saturday, 3 November 2018, 12:08 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has come to the aid of a New Zealand fisherman whose boat began taking on water while navigating rough seas in the Pacific. Group Captain Daniel Hunt, the Acting Air Component Commander, said a Royal New Zealand ... More >>

NZDF Team Win Gold And Bronze at Invictus Games

Friday, 26 October 2018, 8:33 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) team is finishing the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 on a strong note, winning gold and bronze in the second to last day of competition. More >>

Banning Notices Issued to Trespassers of Defence Area

Friday, 26 October 2018, 12:10 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Surveillance cameras have captured vehicle details from more than 100 vehicles seen trespassing within the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) Kaipara Air Weapons Range in recent months. More >>

NZDF Delivers Donated Goods for Vanuatu Women

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 11:45 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has delivered 16 boxes of donated bras collected by a Kiwi charity for Vanuatu women. More >>

NZDF completes Pacific Fisheries Patrol

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 9:49 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) inspected 10 vessels during recent maritime patrols in the Exclusive Economic Zones of Samoa and Tokelau. Major General Tim Gall, the Commander Joint Forces New Zealand, ... More >>

Auckland Man Helps Fly Aid to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:35 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Auckland Man Helps Fly Aid to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City Six years ago, Max Longdill often saw military planes flying at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland as he drove past to and from Westlake Boys High School. A few days ago, he came back ... More >>

NZDF Delivers About 70 Tonnes of Aid to Indonesia

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) expects its aid deliveries to the quake-damaged Indonesian city of Palu to reach about 70 tonnes when it finishes its week-long humanitarian aid mission today. More >>

NZDF transports water purification plant to disaster zone

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 11:09 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has transported components of a water purification plant to the Indonesian city of Palu, to help ease the acute shortage of drinking water in areas hardest hit by last month’s earthquake and tsunami. Flight Lieutenant ... More >>

NZDF Continues Air Bridge to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City

Monday, 8 October 2018, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is continuing to help evacuate survivors and transport aid and emergency responders to the quake-ravaged Indonesian city of Palu. The NZDF has delivered more than 18 tonnes of aid and evacuated 120 quake survivors ... More >>

Repatriated Sailor And Soldier Returned to Families

Sunday, 7 October 2018, 7:40 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Navy sailor and New Zealand Army soldier repatriated from Korea have been returned to their families at an arrival ceremony at RNZAF Base Auckland (Whenuapai). More >>

NZDF To Hold Runway Walk/Run at Whenuapai

Friday, 5 October 2018, 5:35 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Mental Health Awareness Week will be marked at New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) camps and bases around the country next week, with a focus on this year’s theme of connecting with nature. More >>

NZDF Aircraft Arrives in Indonesia with Aid Supplies

Friday, 5 October 2018, 10:30 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A C-130 Hercules aircraft sent by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) arrived in Indonesia about midnight overnight with 8.2 tonnes of emergency supplies for survivors of last week’s 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. More >>

NZDF To Deliver Aid for Indonesia’s Tsunami Survivors

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 11:14 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is delivering more than eight tonnes of aid supplies for survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian city of Palu last weekend. The supplies, from the emergency stores of the Ministry of ... More >>

NZDF Finds Two Men Adrift in the Pacific

Saturday, 29 September 2018, 6:50 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Finds Two Men Adrift in the Pacific The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found two men adrift on a boat in the Pacific, four days after two fishermen were reported missing in Kiribati. Group Captain Daniel Hunt, the Acting Air Component ... More >>

NZDF Helps Search for Two Missing Kiribati Fishermen

Friday, 28 September 2018, 11:54 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping search for two Kiribati fishermen who failed to return home from a fishing trip on Tuesday. More >>

From Drum ‘N’ Bass to Flying High with Air Force in Concert

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:45 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Leading New Zealand drummer Darren Mathiassen will be keeping a military beat next week when he performs in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Band’s annual concert in Wellington. More >>

 

 

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