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Kiwi Contingent Settling into Taji Task

Friday, 22 May 2015, 1:29 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

2 May 2015 Kiwi Contingent Settling into Taji Task New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) trainers and supporting Force elements are now established in their base in Taji and have begun the task of training Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in a range of military ... More >>

NZDF Conducts Urban Flying Training

Friday, 22 May 2015, 9:42 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is conducting urban flying operations training of Air Force and Army personnel from 24-28 May 2015. The training will occur in and around the Kaipara Air Weapons Range and in the Auckland Central Business District. ... More >>

Navy Firefighter Runs Flights for Cancer

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Despite undergoing cancer treatment Chief Petty Officer (CPOWTR) Bartus ‘Bart’ Couprie will become the first Royal New Zealand Navy firefighter to compete in the Sky Tower Stair Challenge this weekend. More >>

Anzac Tortoise tale based on family history

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 2:20 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

To mark this year’s centenary of the Anzac Gallipoli landings, NZ’s official Defence Force artist, Hon. Captain Matt Gauldie, and Wellington writer Shona Riddell have created a new children's book about a time-travelling war tortoise. More >>

NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel in Iraq

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 11:11 am | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel in Iraq The New Zealand Defence Force Building Partner Capacity training mission contingent is in place at Taji Military Complex in Iraq. The Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating says the ... More >>

NZDF Pilots Get Their Wings

Friday, 8 May 2015, 9:10 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Five newly-qualified New Zealand Defence Force pilots celebrated a significant career milestone today, graduating at Air Force Base Ohakea and receiving their ‘Wings’ (pilot brevets). The Commanding Officer of Flying Training Wing Commander (WGCDR) ... More >>

Every Night Since 1928 The Last Post Plays

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 11:57 am | New Zealand Defence Force

As dawn broke in New Zealand on the centenary of Anzac Day a contingent of twenty New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel took part in a joint Anzac Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate memorial in Ieper, Belgium. More >>

Pukeahu Park ANZAC Day Commemoration 2015

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 10:53 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Pukeahu Park ANZAC Day Commemoration 2015 Images from New Zealand Defence Force Click for big version A bugler plays The Last Post Click for big version A View from the top of the Carillion Click for big version Faces old and young Click for big ... More >>

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Tolaga Bay

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 9:23 am | New Zealand Defence Force

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Tolaga Bay Images from the Tolaga Bay service. Courtesy of the New Zealand Defence Force. Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version Click for big version ... More >>

Beating Retreat Anzac Day Performance

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 1:15 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The public is invited to attend a military display called the Ceremony of Beating Retreat, which will be performed on Anzac Square at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this Anzac Day. More >>

Chief of Defence to Attend Gallipoli Anzac Commemorations

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:28 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, says it’s a privilege to be attending commemorations on the Gallipoli peninsula this Saturday. More >>

Royal Gun Salute to Mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:45 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Royal Gun Salute to Mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday Personnel of the 16th Field Regiment, Royal New Zealand Artillery will mark the 89th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with a 21-gun salute at midday on 21 April at ... More >>

Legendary Gurkhas to Visit Youth On Life-Affirming Course

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 5:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Legendary Gurkhas to Visit Youth On Life-Affirming Course Soldiers from B (Sari Bari) Company 1 Royal Gurkha Rifles (1RGR) will visit youth taking part in the Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) course in Trentham tomorrow. Personnel from 1RGR are in the ... More >>

Navy Man Proud to Represent NZ in Samoa on Anzac Day

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Auckland-based Royal New Zealand Navy Able Rate Marine Technician (AMT) Jaytee Tuatama is proud to be representing New Zealand and Samoa on Anzac Day this year. More >>

Local Liaison a Vital Role in Helping Vanuatu

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Aucklander Jonno Dick, a Captain in the New Zealand Army, has deployed as a Civil-Military Co-operation (CIMIC) liaison officer in cyclone-devastated Vanuatu. More >>

Whanganui Local Hard At Work In Vanuatu

Sunday, 5 April 2015, 5:14 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Media Release 6 April 2015 WHANGANUI LOCAL HARD AT WORK IN VANUATU LT Robin Kuhn at work aboard HMNZS CANTERBURY More >>

Daily Last Post to Sound until 2018

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 4:42 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The first daily public Last Post ceremony will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this Anzac Day 25 April and will be conducted every evening until 11 November 2018. More >>

NZDF Continues Vanuatu Aid Effort

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:07 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) sealift and amphibious support ship HMNZS CANTERBURY has arrived in Port Vila carrying further aid to support Vanuatu’s recovery from the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. More >>

Waitangi and Wellington Gun Salutes

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy and the New Zealand Army will each fire a 21 gun salute on Friday 6 February at midday. HMNZS TE KAHA will fire a gun salute observing the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, in Waitangi. The New ... More >>

Defence Force Flying Procedures Robust And Appropriate

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) welcomes the findings of a Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) Report into the landing of a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Boeing 757 (B757) in difficult weather conditions in Antarctica in ... More >>

 

 

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