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NZDF Continues Air Bridge to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City

Monday, 8 October 2018, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is continuing to help evacuate survivors and transport aid and emergency responders to the quake-ravaged Indonesian city of Palu. The NZDF has delivered more than 18 tonnes of aid and evacuated 120 quake survivors ... More >>

Repatriated Sailor And Soldier Returned to Families

Sunday, 7 October 2018, 7:40 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Navy sailor and New Zealand Army soldier repatriated from Korea have been returned to their families at an arrival ceremony at RNZAF Base Auckland (Whenuapai). More >>

NZDF To Hold Runway Walk/Run at Whenuapai

Friday, 5 October 2018, 5:35 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Mental Health Awareness Week will be marked at New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) camps and bases around the country next week, with a focus on this year’s theme of connecting with nature. More >>

NZDF Aircraft Arrives in Indonesia with Aid Supplies

Friday, 5 October 2018, 10:30 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A C-130 Hercules aircraft sent by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) arrived in Indonesia about midnight overnight with 8.2 tonnes of emergency supplies for survivors of last week’s 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. More >>

NZDF To Deliver Aid for Indonesia’s Tsunami Survivors

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 11:14 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is delivering more than eight tonnes of aid supplies for survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian city of Palu last weekend. The supplies, from the emergency stores of the Ministry of ... More >>

NZDF Finds Two Men Adrift in the Pacific

Saturday, 29 September 2018, 6:50 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Finds Two Men Adrift in the Pacific The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found two men adrift on a boat in the Pacific, four days after two fishermen were reported missing in Kiribati. Group Captain Daniel Hunt, the Acting Air Component ... More >>

NZDF Helps Search for Two Missing Kiribati Fishermen

Friday, 28 September 2018, 11:54 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping search for two Kiribati fishermen who failed to return home from a fishing trip on Tuesday. More >>

From Drum ‘N’ Bass to Flying High with Air Force in Concert

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:45 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Leading New Zealand drummer Darren Mathiassen will be keeping a military beat next week when he performs in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Band’s annual concert in Wellington. More >>

NZDF Begins Repatriation of Service Personnel in Korea

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Begins Repatriation of Service Personnel in Korea The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun repatriating two service personnel buried in Korea. This is the fourth tranche of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is bringing ... More >>

Repatriated sailors returned to families in Auckland

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Two Royal New Zealand Navy sailors repatriated from England have been returned to their families at an arrival ceremony at Devonport Naval Base. The remains of Leading Engineering Mechanic William Goodwin and Engine Room Artificer Apprentice Philip ... More >>

Fiji-Born Kiwi Will Have Best of Both Worlds at Invictus

Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:43 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Ben Peckham will bring the best of his Fijian and Kiwi worlds when he represents the New Zealand Defence Force in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. More >>

About 160 Vessels Inspected During NZ-Fiji Patrols

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:49 am | New Zealand Defence Force

About 160 vessels in Fijian waters were inspected during combined maritime surveillance patrols by New Zealand and Fiji agencies since June. More >>

Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:12 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating next week a sailor and soldier buried in South Korea. This is the fourth tranche of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is ... More >>

Lower Hutt woman healing through sport at Invictus Games

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Lower Hutt woman Kiely Pepper will be flying the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) flag in Australia next month, when she competes in the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. The Games are the only international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured ... More >>

NZDF helps restock Cook Islands Libraries

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A project by Cook Islands authorities to restock the public library in the capital and set up satellite libraries in outlying islands received a boost with the recent delivery of about a tonne of donated books by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). ... More >>

Family affair for NZ-born Samoan at Invictus Games

Monday, 17 September 2018, 11:05 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Kiwi. Samoan. Amputee. Soldier. Son. Brother. Partner. Faamanu (Nu) Taulafo Filo Leaana will be tapping into all these elements that make him who he is when he represents the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018. The Invictus ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference

Monday, 10 September 2018, 3:34 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short is attending his first conference of Chiefs of Defence from across the Asia-Pacific region over the next few days in Hawaii. More >>

New Head of Air Force Installed

Friday, 7 September 2018, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

New Head of Air Force Installed The new Chief of Air Force, Air Vice-Marshal Andrew Clark, was installed at a Change of Command ceremony at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland today. His appointment was announced last month by Minister ... More >>

Sailors to Be Repatriated From England

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 11:32 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating two Royal New Zealand Navy sailors buried in England next week. More >>

NZDF Inspects 23 Vessels in Multi-National Patrols

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 9:47 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) inspected 23 foreign-flagged fishing vessels on the high seas as part of joint maritime patrols it conducted recently with three other countries. More >>

   

 

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