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NZDF Estate & Infrastructure Alliance Partner Procurement

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 10:01 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The NZDF wishes to advise that subsequent to the initial market engagement in December 2016, and the market briefing statement issued on 1 June 2017, we have commenced the planning required to prepare for an Estate Alliance partnership model. This planning ... More >>

Wellingtonian Serving in Korea

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:31 am | New Zealand Defence Force

How do you communicate across the border to North Korea? More >>

NZDF Joining War-Fighting Exercise in Australia

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 10:38 am | New Zealand Defence Force

More than 700 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel, two NH90 helicopters, a Combined Arms Task Group and HMNZS Canterbury are about to take to the sea, air and land as part of an international war-fighting exercise in Australia. Talisman ... More >>

NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress Off Fiji

Friday, 23 June 2017, 9:46 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping search for a New Zealand-owned yacht with four people on board that activated its emergency beacon at dawn approximately 425 kilometres southeast of the Fijian capital of Suva. More >>

NZDF DELIVERS 120 TONNES OF SUPPLIES IN MIDDLE EAST

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:18 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) transported 120 tonnes of supplies and about 500 military personnel supporting coalition operations in the Middle East in the past month. More >>

NZDF Fends Off Cyber-Attacks in US Exercises

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Twelve New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel are using their skills to fend off simulated military cyber-attacks as they take part in training exercises hosted by the United States. More >>

NZDF Hunting Submarines in Joint Exercise in Japan

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 4:23 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Hunting Submarines in Joint Exercise in Japan The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is taking part this week in a multilateral defence exercise in Japanese water that involves detecting, tracking and conducting simulated attacks on enemy submarines. ... More >>

Air Force Aviation Medicine Unit Opened

Friday, 9 June 2017, 4:50 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A new, energy-efficient Aviation Medicine Unit (AMU) at Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Auckland was officially opened today by Minister of Defence Mark Mitchell. More >>

NZDF-FIJI NAVY PATROLS SEND NON-COMPLIANT VESSELS TO PORT

Friday, 9 June 2017, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A combined team of New Zealand Defence Force and Republic of Fiji Navy personnel boarded 70 fishing vessels during fisheries patrols in western Fiji in the past week. More >>

NZDF Fine-Tunes Humanitarian Assistance Plans

Friday, 9 June 2017, 11:03 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) sent a team to Niue recently to look at how it could support the Pacific Island country in the aftermath of a natural disaster. More >>

NZDF Marks the Battle of Messines Centenary in Belgium

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A hundred years since the New Zealand Division took part in the Battle of Messines, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has marked the centenary with two extraordinary services in Belgium. More >>

Youngster Proud to Join Battle of Messines Commemoration

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 3:40 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Navy Cadet is enjoying the highlight of his career so far, travelling to Europe with the New Zealand Defence Force to help commemorate a century-old battle fought in the First World War. More >>

Service And Sacrifice for an Army Cadet in Belgium

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 3:37 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

An Army Cadet is gearing up for a career in the Defence Force, but first she will represent the youth of New Zealand overseas at the commemorations of a battle fought a century ago. More >>

NZDF Delivering a Tonne of Books to Solomon Islands

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 2:36 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is delivering about a tonne of textbooks and children’s books to the Solomon Islands this week to help restock the sole public library in the South Pacific country’s capital. More >>

NZDF Completes Hydrographic Survey in Cook Islands

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 1:45 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Mariners travelling to the Cook Islands will soon be able to use more accurate nautical charts, which will be updated using findings from a hydrographic survey completed recently by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). More >>

NZDF Troops Confident Work in Iraq Will Have Enduring Impact

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 8:59 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Troops Confident Work in Iraq Will Have Enduring Impact About 100 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) troops who returned home from Iraq tonight expressed confidence their training mission will have an enduring impact. The Senior National Officer ... More >>

Gun Salutes to Mark Royal Occasions

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Personnel from the 16th Field Regiment Royal New Zealand Artillery will mark three Royal occasions during June with 21-gun salutes at Point Jerningham in Wellington. More >>

NZDF’s Fisheries Patrol in Fiji Covers Vast Area

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The initial fisheries patrol conducted by a combined team from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and the Republic of Fiji Military Forces has covered about 2200 kilometres of sea around Fiji, with more than 16 vessels boarded. More >>

Gun Salutes to Mark Royal Occasions

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Personnel from the 16th Field Regiment Royal New Zealand Artillery will mark three Royal occasions during June with 21-gun salutes at Point Jerningham in Wellington. More >>

NZDF’s Top Shots Claim Awards in Australian Competition

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) top combat marksmen were among the best performers at the annual combat-focussed competition organised recently by the Australian Army. More >>

 

 

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