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About 160 Vessels Inspected During NZ-Fiji Patrols

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:49 am | New Zealand Defence Force

About 160 vessels in Fijian waters were inspected during combined maritime surveillance patrols by New Zealand and Fiji agencies since June. More >>

Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating next week a sailor and soldier buried in South Korea. This is the fourth tranche of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is ... More >>

Lower Hutt woman healing through sport at Invictus Games

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Lower Hutt woman Kiely Pepper will be flying the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) flag in Australia next month, when she competes in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. The Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured ... More >>

NZDF helps restock Cook Islands Libraries

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A project by Cook Islands authorities to restock the public library in the capital and set up satellite libraries in outlying islands received a boost with the recent delivery of about a tonne of donated books by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). ... More >>

Family affair for NZ-born Samoan at Invictus Games

Monday, 17 September 2018, 11:05 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Kiwi. Samoan. Amputee. Soldier. Son. Brother. Partner. Faamanu (Nu) Taulafo Filo Leaana will be tapping into all these elements that make him who he is when he represents the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. The Invictus ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference

Monday, 10 September 2018, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short is attending his first conference of Chiefs of Defence from across the Asia-Pacific region over the next few days in Hawaii. More >>

New Head of Air Force Installed

Friday, 7 September 2018, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Head of Air Force Installed The new Chief of Air Force, Air Vice-Marshal Andrew Clark, was installed at a Change of Command ceremony at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland today. His appointment was announced last month by Minister ... More >>

Sailors to Be Repatriated From England

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 11:32 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating two Royal New Zealand Navy sailors buried in England next week. More >>

NZDF Inspects 23 Vessels in Multi-National Patrols

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 9:47 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) inspected 23 foreign-flagged fishing vessels on the high seas as part of joint maritime patrols it conducted recently with three other countries. More >>

NZDF Takes Part in Australia’s Premier Maritime Exercise

Friday, 31 August 2018, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent Royal New Zealand Navy frigate Te Mana to lead a multinational group of ships to take part in Australia’s premier maritime exercise over the next two weeks. More >>

Navy Man to Command New Zealand’s Joint Forces

Friday, 31 August 2018, 3:20 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

In 1984, Marlborough Boys’ College student Jim Gilmour had two months to go before finishing school, and no idea what to do after that. More >>

Army Firefighter Gears up for International Combat Challenge

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Army Firefighter Gears up for International Combat Challenge Former Carmel College student Sapper Petra Dye-Hutchinson has been a New Zealand Army firefighter for just three years and is already a member of the Lion’s Den. The Lion’s Den is an elite ... More >>

Army Museum Director Leaves Legacy of Success

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 11:37 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Tracy Puklowski, director of the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa in Waiouru, has resigned to take up the new position of Director Creative Arts and Cultural Services for the City of Launceston in Tasmania. More >>

Repatriated Personnel Returned to Families at Ramp Ceremony

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 2:23 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The remains of 27 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel and one child repatriated from Malaysia and Singapore have been returned to their families at a ramp ceremony at Auckland International Airport. More >>

Chief of Defence Force Welcomes Three New Service Chiefs

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 1:08 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Defence Force Welcomes Three New Service Chiefs After careful consideration, the Government has appointed three new Service Chiefs to command the Navy, Army and Air Force. Today’s announcement of the new leadership team has been welcomed by ... More >>

Malaysian Armed Forces Farewell NZDF Fallen Personnel

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 8:53 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Malaysian Armed Forces honour NZDF fallen personnel with a handover ceremony at Kuala Lumpur International Airport ahead of the repatriation of their remains back to New Zealand tomorrow. More >>

‘Birth Day’ of New Zealand’s Largest-Ever Navy Ship

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 5:15 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The keel-laying ceremony for the future HMNZS Aotearoa has been held at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. More >>

NZDF Joins Search for Missing Tuvalu Fisherman

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:16 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has joined the search for a Tuvalu man who failed to return home from a fishing trip on Monday evening. More >>

NZDF Mentors Fiji Peacekeeping Trainers

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:59 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is mentoring Fiji Peacekeeping School personnel, who are training about 150 troops due to be posted as peacekeepers in the Middle East. More >>

More Defence Force Personnel Financially Fighting Fit

Friday, 13 July 2018, 2:59 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The armoury of tools provided to New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel now include financial capability courses aimed at enhancing their financial security and preparing them better for their retirement. More >>

 

 

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