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Te Kaha And Endeavour Berth in Auckland

Monday, 3 August 2015, 9:26 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Te Kaha And Endeavour Berth in Auckland The Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS TE KAHA and tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR returned to the Devonport Naval Base this morning after being deployed since early this year. The ships entered Auckland harbour shortly ... More >>

Te Kaha And Endeavour Berth in Auckland

Sunday, 2 August 2015, 2:46 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS TE KAHA and tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR returned to the Devonport Naval Base this morning after being deployed since early this year. More >>

Navy Ships Arriving Home After Long Deployments

Friday, 31 July 2015, 1:41 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Navy Ships Arriving Home After Long Deployments The frigate HMNZS TE KAHA and tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR will arrive at the Devonport Naval Base in Auckland at 10am this Sunday 2 August, after long overseas deployments. Over 1100 family and friends of ... More >>

Maori Ode of Remembrance Change Recognises Women in Uniform

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The service and sacrifice of both male and female military personnel is now being acknowledged at commemorative events, due to a recent revision to the Māori version of the Ode of Remembrance. The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association ... More >>

Auckland Grammar School Old Boy in Warfighting Exercise

Friday, 24 July 2015, 11:39 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Auckland Grammar School Old Boy in Warfighting Exercise A day spent at Devonport Naval Base five years ago clinched Sub-Lieutenant (SLT) Ethan Moser’s choice of career. “Devonport showcases the values that characterise life in the Navy – ... More >>

Defence Force To Chalks Up 365 Days in Middle East

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 2:27 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) will mark one year conducting anti-piracy maritime surveillance in the Middle East at the end of July. The RNZAF P-3K2 aircraft and crew are deployed as part of the Combined Maritime Forces multinational partnership ... More >>

Porirua Medic in Australia’s Largest Warfighting Exercise

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 8:13 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

As former ship’s medic, Navy Lieutenant Kasey Vissers has provided health care for hundreds of people for weeks at a time. More >>

Chief of Army Appointed to Key United Nations Role

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 1:12 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Army, Major General (MAJGEN) Dave Gawn has been appointed Head of Mission/ Chief of Staff to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO). More >>

Australians Honoured to ‘Fight’ with Kiwis During Exercise

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 1:42 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

It was only a mock conflict but senior military officials from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) said they were honoured to ‘fight’ alongside their New Zealand peers during warfighting Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. More >>

Army Nurse Helps Pacific Colleagues Hone Their Skills

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 11:31 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Captain Hayley Claridge, right, at work with US Army colleagues in Pohnpei. Over six days, in two locations, the PP15 team from the USNS Millinocket worked alongside Federated States of Micronesia medical personnel to provide medical and dental treatment ... More >>

Onslow College Old Boy in Warfighting Exercise

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 3:11 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

As a child, Corporal (CPL) Robin Beauchamp could only imagine that one day he would protect an airfield from ‘enemy forces’ as part of the New Zealand Defence Force’s involvement in Australia’s largest warfighting exercise. More >>

Taumarunui Man Flying High in Warfighting Exercise

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Wing Commander (WGCDR) Scott McKenzie had a single dream as a child – to be a helicopter pilot. More >>

Iraqis Trained in New Techniques to Fight Daesh

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Australian and New Zealand trainers are teaching Iraqi Security Forces sophisticated new techniques to fight Daesh (ISIS) and survive on the battlefield. More >>

Iraqi Security Forces March Out

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:28 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Iraqi Security Forces March Out Soldiers of the Iraqi 76th Brigade are the first to graduate from New Zealand and Australian Defence Force training, with the group leaving Taji Military Camp to join the fight against Daesh. More than 700 soldiers ... More >>

RNZAF NH90s practise formation in run-up to Talisman Sabre

Monday, 29 June 2015, 5:06 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s 3 Squadron have practised flying and landing the NH90 helicopters in formation at the Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area in Central Queensland in the run-up to Exercise Talisman Sabre, Australia’s largest ... More >>

NZ Defence Force Welcomes Final New Truck into Service

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force Welcomes Final New Truck into Service The last of the 194 new Medium Heavy Operational Vehicles (MHOV) was handed over to the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) in a ceremony at Trentham Military Camp today. Rheinmetall MAN ... More >>

New Zealand Frigate Seizes Heroin Worth $235m

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force frigate HMNZS TE KAHA has dealt drug smugglers in the Western Indian Ocean a blow, seizing almost 260 kilograms of heroin worth NZ$235 million. More >>

Onehunga Man Army’s Newest Top Gunner

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Newly graduated gunner Elia Fata made his friends and family proud, marching out with a top award on his New Zealand Army Recruit Course. More >>

Duke’s Salute Marks Final Fire for 2015

Monday, 8 June 2015, 3:23 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force will mark the birthday of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with a 21-gun salute at midday on Wednesday 10 June. More >>

Gun Salutes Mark Royal Milestones

Friday, 29 May 2015, 10:51 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Gun Salutes Mark Royal Milestones The New Zealand Defence Force will mark the official observance of the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a 21-gun salute at midday next Monday 1 June, and a further 21-gun salute will be fired at midday ... More >>

 

 

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