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Press Conference on Operation Burnham

Monday, 27 March 2017, 5:42 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating & Director of Defence Legal Services, Colonel Lisa Ferris More >>

NZDF Statement on Hager/Stephenson Book

Sunday, 26 March 2017, 10:11 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The central premise of Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson’s book, Hit and Run, is incorrect, says the Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating. More >>

NZDF Response To Book

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 10:14 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force stands by the statement it made dated 20 April 2011. More >>

Defence Force Skills in Demand for United Nations Training

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) experience and skills have again been sought out to help train future United Nations peacekeepers. More >>

NZDF Team Named for 2017 Invictus Games

Monday, 20 March 2017, 12:30 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A strong team of 25 athletes has been selected to represent the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada. More >>

Anzac Day Commemorations in 2017 Focus on Western Front

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand’s international First World War commemorations this year will focus on the Western Front, with Anzac Day-related ceremonies in France and Belgium and the centenary commemorations of the battles of Messines and Passchendaele. More >>

Survey Determines How Much Kaikoura Sea Floor Lifted

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 12:47 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A survey by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has determined the extent of Kaikoura’s sea floor lift during November’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake. More >>

From Chef to the Navy’s Newest Commanding Officer

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 10:30 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A sailor who started his career as a chef has just become the Royal New Zealand Navy’s newest Commanding Officer. More >>

Dinner to Farewell Last Vietnam Veteran

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Army’s sole remaining Regular Force Vietnam War veteran, Major Gordon Benfell, is retiring after 52 years of service. More >>

Unknown WWI Kiwi Soldier’s Remains Buried in Belgium

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The partial remains of an unknown First World War New Zealand soldier were buried with the partial remains of two British soldiers today at the Perth (China Wall) Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery near Ieper, in Belgium. More >>

Chief of Defence Force to Visit Timor-Leste

Monday, 6 March 2017, 12:23 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, left today to visit Timor-Leste and an exercise off Australia involving Royal New Zealand Navy vessels. More >>

Statement on Defence House

Friday, 3 March 2017, 4:19 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Defence House (Freyberg House) in Aitken Street, Thorndon, sustained damage in the earthquake of 14 November, 2016. More >>

Unknown WWI Kiwi Soldier’s Remains to Be Buried in Belgium

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The partial remains of an unknown First World War New Zealand soldier will be buried with the partial remains of two British soldiers at 3pm on Tuesday, 7 March (3am Wednesday, 8 March NZ time) at the Perth (China Wall) Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery ... More >>

Netherlands Defence Chief Visits NZ

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 12:48 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence of the Netherlands, General Tom Middendorp, began a visit today hosted by the New Zealand Defence Force. More >>

Service at Bougainville Peace Talks Qualifies for Medal

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 12:36 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealanders who served at the Bougainville peace talks in 1990 are now eligible for the New Zealand Operational Service Medal. More >>

Vintage Harvard Plane on Show at Air Tattoo

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The grand old lady of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, North American Harvard NZ1015, has had a makeover taking her back to her original glory in time for this weekend’s Air Tattoo. More >>

NZDF Surveys Kaikoura's Sea Floor

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent eight hydrographers to Kaikoura to survey its sea floor and map the shifts caused by last November’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Lieutenant Commander Philip Davies, who leads the Military Hydrographic ... More >>

Expertise Will Keep Air Show Traffic Flowing

Friday, 17 February 2017, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

World-leading experts in event crowd and traffic management are working to ensure people get to the Royal New Zealand Air Force 2017 Air Tattoo air show without a hitch. More >>

NZDF Lifts Performance in 2016 Census

Friday, 17 February 2017, 12:39 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Staff engagement is up at the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF), the organisation’s second annual engagement survey has revealed. More >>

NZDF Sends More Personnel to Battle Port Hills Fire

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 12:26 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent more personnel and vehicles to help evacuate residents and get the fast-spreading scrub fire on Christchurch’s Port Hills under control. More >>

 

 

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