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Military Teams Battle for Catering Supremacy

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Things will be heating up in the kitchen at the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) Devonport Naval Base next week as New Zealand and American military catering teams showcase their skills in a prestigious catering competition. The teams will be from ... More >>

NZDF Dental Outreach Revives Tuhoe Smiles

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Residents of a small Bay of Plenty town credit the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) for helping reverse a generation of dental health neglect after about 550 adults were provided dental treatment as part of a two-week exercise. More >>

See your Navy at work in Devonport

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A rare opportunity for the public to visit the Devonport Naval Base takes place on Saturday, 24 March, when the Base will hold a free Open Day from 10am to 4pm. The Open Day allows the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) to demonstrate how its ships ... More >>

South Auckland Man One of NZDF’s Ice-Road Truckers

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 2:09 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Private Takurua Pou is one of 22 New Zealand Defence Force drivers sent to Antarctica in early January to help offload about 3000 tonnes of supplies for scientists working in the world’s most important natural laboratory. More >>

NZDF Finds Survivors From Missing Kiribati Ferry

Sunday, 28 January 2018, 3:15 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found seven survivors from a ferry with 50 people on board that was reported missing in Kiribati a week ago. More >>

Navy Boxer Aiming for Commonwealth Games Spot

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 3:15 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Tasmyn Benny, one of New Zealand’s top 10 boxers, plans to fit her international boxing contests around her new career with the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN). More >>

Final Harbour Entry with Pennant Flying for Endeavour

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Final Harbour Entry with Pennant Flying 23 November 2017 The Royal New Zealand Navy’s 30 year old tanker support ship, HMNZS Endeavour is about to be retired and enters the Waitemata Harbour for her final time on Friday 1 December. More >>

Summer of Surveillance at Kaipara Bombing Range

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:09 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Regular surveillance operations will help ensure the public stays out of the closed access area that forms the Kaipara Air Weapons Range (KAWR) this summer. More >>

Charter Parade Cements Military Ties with Papakura

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 10:33 am | New Zealand Defence Force

With drums beating, bands playing, colours displayed and swords drawn, 16th Field Regiment, Royal New Zealand Artillery will receive a new Charter on November 18th from the Papakura Local Board. More >>

Strong Public Support for NZDF’s Largest Military Exercise

Monday, 30 October 2017, 5:30 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

About 150 volunteers took part as role-players last weekend in Exercise Southern Katipo, reflecting the strong public support for the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) largest military exercise. More >>

Auckland Navy Officer Has Special Connection to Passchendae

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:18 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Royal New Zealand Navy Warrant Officer Te Kani Te Wiata has a special connection to the First World War Battle of Passchendaele. More >>

NZDF Vocalist Prepares for Emotional Passchendaele Centenary

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 12:00 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Able Musician Rebecca Nelson has performed at a number of events marking important milestones in New Zealand’s First World War contribution, but the Passchendaele centenary commemoration will be the one that will leave the most lasting impact on ... More >>

Wellington Signaller Wins NZDF Reservist of Year Title

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 11:49 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Wellington Signaller Wins NZDF Reservist of Year Title New Zealand Army Signaller Caleb Butcher, of Wellington, has overcome his rivals and added naval challenges to win the New Zealand Defence Force Reservist of the Year title. He competed against ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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