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NZDF Air Transport Team Gets Down to Work in the Middle East

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 1:52 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) C-130 Hercules aircraft has completed its first set of sustainment flights to Afghanistan as part of an Australian-led air task group supporting coalition operations in the Middle East. More >>

International Navy Women Inspire Leadership at Home

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 1:25 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Naval women from New Zealand, the United States, and Australia will come together tomorrow to share experiences and map the way ahead for women in the Navy at The Modern Sailor Conference, presented by Westpac NZ as part of the Royal New Zealand ... More >>

NZDF Takes Part in Cyber Training Exercise

Friday, 17 June 2016, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Sixteen New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel will fend off simulated cyber attacks as they take part in a large-scale training exercise hosted by the United States from 17-30 June. Major General (MAJGEN) Tim Gall, Commander Joint Forces New ... More >>

New RNZAF Pilots Graduate In Australia

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:35 am | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand and Australian Air Force links are now even tighter after four Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) pilots graduated from the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilot training school. More >>

NZDF Orion Continues to Assist with Rescue

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion aircraft is assisting Maritime New Zealand with the rescue of the crew from the stricken yacht Platino . More >>

Search for man overboard ongoing

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 9:23 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion aircraft has come to the aid of a distressed yacht that had been battered by heavy swells about 730 kilometres north of Auckland. More >>

Iraqi troops trained by ANZAC group now number 7000

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Around 300 Iraqi soldiers have just completed a six-week training course at Camp Taji bringing the total number of Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) trained by the combined Australian-New Zealand training force to nearly 7,000. More >>

NZDF Deploys for Pacific Islands Fisheries Patrols

Sunday, 5 June 2016, 10:24 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZ Defence Force Deploys for Pacific Islands Fisheries Patrols The Royal New Zealand Navy offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago will sail from the Devonport Naval Base at 4pm today, bound for the south west Pacific to conduct fisheries patrols and port ... More >>

NZDF Lifts DOC’s Mt Fell Hut to Safer Ground

Friday, 3 June 2016, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) NH90 medium utility helicopter has shifted a 1700kg Department of Conservation (DoC) hut sitting on an active slip in Mount Richmond Forest Park in Marlborough to safer ground. More >>

NZDF To Support Middle East Operations

Friday, 3 June 2016, 12:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is deploying a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) C-130H(NZ) Hercules aircraft and up to 40 personnel to support New Zealand and Australian operations in the Middle East over the next six months. More >>

NZDF Personnel Join Humanitarian Mission in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Nine New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel have embarked on the US naval hospital ship USNS Mercy as they take part in the largest multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) mission to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. More >>

NZDF Supports Search For Missing Pig Hunter

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force has deployed a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) NH90 helicopter to support the Police’s search for a pig hunter who has been reported missing in the Makahika Ranges in Levin. More >>

NZDF NH90 Helicopter Supports Search for Missing Pig Hunter

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 12:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force has deployed a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) NH90 helicopter to support the Police’s search for a pig hunter who has been reported missing in the Makahika Ranges in Levin. More >>

Panel Helping Defence Force Prevent Inappropriate Behaviours

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 3:09 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has initiated an expert panel of New Zealanders to help it prevent inappropriate and harmful sexual behaviours in our armed forces. More >>

Commemorating WWI’s Greatest Sea Battle: Jutland 1916

Friday, 27 May 2016, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

On 31 May 2016 events over land and sea in New Zealand and the United Kingdom will mark the 100th anniversary of the greatest naval battle fought in World War 1. More >>

NZDF To Conduct Bomb Training At Kaipara Range

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:28 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) will be dropping Mark 82 depth bombs from a P-3K2 Orion in a training exercise to qualify air and ground crews at the Kaipara Air Weapons Range onThursday 2 June. More >>

NZ Defence Force Troops Return From Iraq

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:08 am | New Zealand Defence Force

NZ Defence Force Troops Return From Iraq About 70 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) soldiers deployed to help train Iraqi Security Forces returned home this evening. The returning personnel were welcomed home at RNZAF Base Ohakea by the Chief of Air ... More >>

NZDF Texans are on their way down South

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 1:53 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Future Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) instructors will be flying the new T-6C Texans II into Christchurch and Invercargill airports over the next week as they complete the Flying Instructor Course (FIC). More >>

NZDF Orion Completes Third Successful Rescue In Ten Days

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 4:55 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft today completed its third successful search in 10 days after finding a yacht headed for Fiji which was overdue by almost two weeks. More >>

Kiwi Gunners To Mark 300th Anniversary Of Royal Artillery

Monday, 23 May 2016, 11:35 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Artillery will fire guns at dawn in several North Island locations and demonstrate their skills with a gun run in Palmerston North to mark 300 years since the formation of Britain’s Royal Artillery. More >>

 

 

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