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New Vice Chief of Defence Force Named

Monday, 9 July 2018, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force, Air Marshal Kevin Short, announced today that the new Vice Chief of Defence Force will be Air Vice-Marshal Tony Davies. More >>

NZDF Begins Repatriation Mission in Malaysia

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun repatriating the remains of personnel buried in Malaysia. This is part of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is bringing home personnel and dependants buried overseas after 1 January, 1955, ... More >>

Chief of Defence Force Change of Command Ceremony

Friday, 29 June 2018, 7:40 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Force Change of Command ceremony took place today at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. More >>

NZ-Fiji Patrols Inspect Six Vessels for Illegal Fishing

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 5:08 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Combined maritime surveillance patrols by New Zealand and Fiji agencies recently identified six commercial fishing vessels alleged to have been fishing illegally in a traditional fishing ground (iqoliqoli). More >>

NZDF To Begin Repatriating Personnel

Monday, 25 June 2018, 11:52 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating 28 personnel and one child from cemeteries in Malaysia and Singapore next week. More >>

NZDF Warning Public to Stay Away From Shipwreck

Friday, 1 June 2018, 1:43 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is aware of considerable public interest in the shipwreck found this week on a beach within the Kairapa Air Weapons Range. The Kaipara Air Weapons Range is NZDF land and is off limits to the public at all times. ... More >>

Army Regiment to Fire Three Gun Salutes in Early June

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 12:19 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Army’s 16th Field Regiment will fire a 21-gun salute in Wellington on three occasions in the next 12 days. More >>

NZDF Set to Start Maritime Patrols with Fiji

Friday, 25 May 2018, 12:12 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Set to Start Maritime Patrols with Fiji Royal New Zealand Navy patrol vessel HMNZS Taupo arrived in Fiji this morning to conduct combined maritime patrols with the Republic of Fiji Navy over the next three months. More >>

NZDF To Provide Maritime Patrol Support To Fiji

Monday, 21 May 2018, 1:34 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF To Provide Maritime Patrol Support To Fiji Royal New Zealand Navy’s inshore patrol vessel HMNZS Taupo left Auckland today to spend the next three months conducting maritime patrols in Fiji. The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF), with support from ... More >>

NZ's Largest Tropical Exercise a Success

Friday, 11 May 2018, 4:30 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand's Largest Tropical Exercise a Success The biggest New Zealand military exercise ever conducted in the South West Pacific, has showcased the New Zealand Defence Force's (NZDF) ability to conduct amphibious operations in a tropical environment, ... More >>

Army Reservists To Work in Civil Defence Exercise

Friday, 11 May 2018, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Army Reservists will gather with other emergency services on the Kapiti Coast and in Porirua this weekend to practise working together in a natural disaster. More >>

Started as friends, left as family

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Joining the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) was a chance for Aircraftman Kafoa Hala to say thanks to his family’s adopted country. More >>

New Zealand Defence Force's Hospital on the Seas

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

For the first time, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is fully capable of performing operations and trauma care on a Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) ship, with a hospital operating theatre, intensive care unit, x-ray and ultra-sound facilities, and blood ... More >>

Defence Force Brings Dental Relief

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 3:45 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

In the midst of a military exercise in Vanuatu, the Royal New Zealand Dental Corps are delivering relief to villagers who have never been to a dentist before. More >>

Repatriated NZDF Personnel Returned to Families

Monday, 7 May 2018, 6:12 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Repatriated NZDF Personnel Returned to Families at Ramp Ceremony Three New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel repatriated from Fiji and American Samoa have been returned to their families at a ramp ceremony at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) ... More >>

Repatriation of Navy Engineer in American Samoa

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:44 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Begins Repatriation of Navy Engineer in American Samoa The repatriation of a Royal New Zealand Navy engineer has begun in American Samoa today, following a graveside blessing ceremony at Satala Cemetery in Pago Pago. Engineering Mechanic ... More >>

NZDF To Begin Repatriation of Navy Engineer

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 1:18 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF To Begin Repatriation of Navy Engineer in American Samoa The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating a Royal New Zealand Navy engineer from American Samoa, following a graveside blessing ceremony at Satala Cemetery in Pago Pago on ... More >>

Helping to Build Fitter, Healthier Pacific Forces

Monday, 30 April 2018, 3:33 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A contingent of five New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and one Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have deployed to Suva, Fiji, to conduct a four-week physical training instructors course for students from several South West Pacific countries. More >>

Military Teams Battle for Catering Supremacy

Friday, 6 April 2018, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Things will be heating up in the kitchen at the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) Devonport Naval Base next week as New Zealand and American military catering teams showcase their skills in a prestigious catering competition. The teams will be from ... More >>

NZDF Dental Outreach Revives Tuhoe Smiles

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Residents of a small Bay of Plenty town credit the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) for helping reverse a generation of dental health neglect after about 550 adults were provided dental treatment as part of a two-week exercise. More >>

   

 

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