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NZDF Fitness App Wins International Award

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 5:25 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Fitness App Wins International Award The New Zealand Defence Force ( NZDF) has won an international award for Force Fit, its innovative mobile app designed to encourage new recruits and the general public to get “Force Fit”. The Chief ... More >>

Navy Applies Pedal Power for Good Cause

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Twelve members of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) will trade ships for bicycles this week to raise money for the Foundation for Youth Development (FYD). More >>

New Zealand Troops to Train with Korean And US Marines

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 3:27 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Around 60 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) soldiers will take part in a large-scale exercise in the Republic of Korea starting on 24 February. Major General (MAJGEN) Tim Gall, the Commander Joint Forces New Zealand, said gunners from the New Zealand ... More >>

Navy Supporting Wellington City Mission with ‘Fish & Ships’

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is on a mission to help raise funds for the Wellington City Mission. More >>

Waitangi And Wellington Gun Salutes

Friday, 5 February 2016, 3:26 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy and the New Zealand Army will each fire a 21-gun salute tomorrow at midday. More >>

NZDF Firefighters in Tasmania

Friday, 5 February 2016, 12:14 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The five New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) firefighters deployed to help fight the wildfires in Tasmania pose for a group photo with their Australian colleagues after a hard day’s work on the fireline at Wuthering Heights in the state’s northwest. More >>

NZDF Firefighters Help Fight Tasmanian Bush Fires

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 11:50 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Five highly experienced New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) firefighters have been deployed to remote bush in northwest Tasmania to help battle the state’s raging bush fires over the next three weeks. More >>

Ministry of Defence Appoints Air Force Chief to Senior Role

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 2:43 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Ministry of Defence Appoints Chief of Air Force to Senior Role The Ministry of Defence has appointed Mike Yardley, the current Chief of Air Force, as Deputy Secretary Acquisition, heading up a new five-person Acquisition Leadership Team. Announcing the appointment, ... More >>

CDF Visiting Defence Force Support Operation in Antarctica

Saturday, 23 January 2016, 8:39 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

CDF Visiting Defence Force Support Operation in Antarctica The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, arrived in Antarctica last night for a visit that will include meeting New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel providing logistical ... More >>

Airmen Graduate with New Military Working Dogs

Friday, 15 January 2016, 3:13 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Wellington men, Leading Aircraftman Thomas Olsen and Aircraftman Danial Forsyth and their Military Working Dogs (MWD) Koda and Axle graduated today at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland in a ceremony presided over by the Base Commander, ... More >>

Last Post to Sound at Pukeahu Throughout Festive Season

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 9:57 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The daily Last Post ceremony will continue throughout the Christmas period, including Christmas and New Year’s Days, at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, at 5pm. More >>

Deployed Personnel Get Ready for Christmas Far Away

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

As Kiwis in New Zealand put the final touches on their Christmas arrangements, New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel deployed overseas are preparing to mark the occasion as best they can without their families and friends at home. More >>

Christmas Video Messages From Around the World

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:21 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Approximately 182 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel will be deployed on operations around the world over the Christmas period this year. More >>

NZDF Completes Southern Ocean Patrol

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 3:14 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force offshore patrol vessel HMNZS OTAGO returns to the Devonport Naval Basetomorrow after almost three weeks of maritime surveillance operations in the Southern Ocean. More >>

NZDF Orion Completes 16-Month Middle East Operation

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 8:51 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A New Zealand Defence Force P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft returned home this evening from a 16-month operation in the Middle East, where it worked as part of an international partnership against piracy and the trafficking of people and drugs. ... More >>

NZDF And MPI Patrol Remote Chatham Islands Fishery

Friday, 4 December 2015, 5:32 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A joint fisheries patrol by the New Zealand Defence Force and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has conducted inspections of commercial fishers around New Zealand’s most remote fishing community in the Chatham Islands. More >>

Soldiers Released From Service Over Drug Charges

Friday, 4 December 2015, 11:26 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) Chief of Army has condemned the use of illegal drugs in a week that has seen five soldiers lose their jobs. More >>

CDF Announces Distinguished And Meritorious Service Awards

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 9:26 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating, today announced three awards for Distinguished and Meritorious Service in Afghanistan. More >>

Naval Officer Chosen as NZDF Person of the Year

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 2:55 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

LTGEN Tim Keating presents the NZDF Person of the Year award to LTCDR Janette Kingham. More >>

NZDF To Get New Glock Pistols

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) military personnel are to be issued with new generation Glock 17 pistols to replace the Sig Sauer pistols currently in use. More >>

 

 

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