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Army Shooters Aim High

Monday, 23 May 2011, 1:21 pm | NZ Army

The NZ Army Combat Shooting Team has performed with distinction at the 2011 Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting (AASAM). The Combat Shooting Team, made up of 15 soldiers and officers from across the NZ Army, including regular and territorial forces, took ... More >>

Army Takes Scalpel to Medical Fees

Thursday, 21 October 2010, 4:44 pm | NZ Army

The NZ Army launched a new incentive scheme this month to attract dental and medical graduates to its ranks. More >>

Army to join old soldiers on Rannerdale Fields

Monday, 12 November 2007, 9:56 am | NZ Army

100 New Zealand Army personnel will join forces in a special Christchurch event to honour war veterans. More >>

ANZAC Tour: Army Rugby Team Departs For Uk

Friday, 15 April 2005, 10:42 am | NZ Army

To commemorate the honour and success of the renowned WWII Army rugby team, the New Zealand Army is sending its top representative men's and women's rugby teams on a 60th Anniversary tour to the United Kingdom. The tour coincides with Anzac Day and ... More >>

Cancer Walker's Journey To Come To An End

Thursday, 14 October 2004, 10:37 am | NZ Army

Sergeant Nathan Blackler, a physical trainer for the New Zealand Army, is set to successfully complete his 1014km walk from Auckland to Christchurch, at Burnham Military Camp tomorrow at 3pm. More >>

Army Band To Perform At Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Monday, 27 September 2004, 1:58 pm | NZ Army

The New Zealand Army Band celebrates its 40th year with the announcement that it has been invited to perform at The Edinburgh Military Tattoo 'A Salute to Australia' at Aussie Stadium in Sydney in February 2005. More >>

Rifle Team to compete in military shooting comp.

Tuesday, 11 November 2003, 4:14 pm | NZ Army

As all eyes are on the All Blacks another Kiwi team has its sights set on “conquering the world” in Australia later this month. More >>

NZ Army Remembers Its Gallant Heroes

Monday, 10 November 2003, 9:36 am | NZ Army

On Sunday 9 November 2003 at 1000 hours the Chief of Army, Major General Jerry Mateparae, hosted a service at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul to mark the 85th anniversary of Armistice Day - the end of the First World War. More >>

NZ Army Remembers Its Gallant Heroes

Thursday, 6 November 2003, 4:49 pm | NZ Army

On Sunday 9 November 2003 at 1000 hours the Chief of Army, Major General Jerry Matepaere, will host a service at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul to mark the 85th anniversary of Armistice Day - the end of the First World War. More >>

New Zealand’s Army Museum Turns 25 Years Old

Thursday, 30 October 2003, 12:02 am | NZ Army

As part of these celebrations the Passchendale Exhibition ‘A Descent into Hell’ will be opened telling the story of when more New Zealanders were killed in one morning than in any other battle. The celebrations will also include a full military parade, ... More >>

Two Soldiers Remain At Palmerston North Hospital

Wednesday, 23 July 2003, 10:20 am | NZ Army

Two soldiers from Linton Camp remain in Palmerston North hospital for further treatment today after sustaining moderate injuries yesterday. A third solider treated for minor injuries was released last night. More >>

Soldiers Injured In Waiouru

Wednesday, 23 July 2003, 8:12 am | NZ Army

Three soldiers were evacuated to Palmerston North hospital today after sustaining injuries at the Army’s Waiouru training area while participating in routine military training. More >>

NZ Army Complete Aid Tasks In Solomon Islands

Wednesday, 28 May 2003, 4:52 pm | NZ Army

Army Engineers from 2nd Land Force Group in Linton Camp, head for the Solomon Islands today (Wednesday, May 28) to complete a number of building projects around Honiara and Western Province. More >>

Army Officer's Trial Concludes With Guilty Verdict

Friday, 23 November 2001, 11:15 am | NZ Army

New Zealand Army officer Captain Jose Cooper has been found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent at a court martial held in Aldershot, United Kingdom. The five-member Court Martial Board returned the verdict at 3:10pm (UK time) on 22 November ... More >>

One Army Rifle Stolen In Waiouru

Wednesday, 21 November 2001, 9:27 am | NZ Army

A New Zealand Army Steyr rifle was stolen from the back of a Land Rover while the vehicle’s occupants were asleep, near Waiouru early this morning. The Land Rover was parked on Defence land around one kilometre from the Desert Road. More >>

Court Martial Commences

Monday, 12 November 2001, 9:46 am | NZ Army

A general Court Martial will convene in Aldershot, United Kingdom at 10.30am on Monday 12 November 2001. More >>

Inquiry Concludes No Wrong Doing

Tuesday, 2 October 2001, 11:56 am | NZ Army

The following is a statement from New Zealand Army Chief of General Staff, Major General Maurice Dodson today. More >>

Army Public Relations and Recruitment

Friday, 21 September 2001, 3:11 pm | NZ Army

Communications Trumps have been contracted by the New Zealand Army to provide strategic advice for the New Zealand Army’s Public Relations and Recruitment strategies. More >>

UN Flag Half Mast As Soldier Begins Journey Home

Friday, 16 March 2001, 5:11 pm | NZ Army

The United Nations flag will fly at half mast again today as New Zealand soldier Private (Pte) Boyd Atkins, who died while on leave in East Timor, begins his journey home. The nineteen year old infantry soldier was on leave at the Hera leave centre ... More >>

Scoop Images: Acting Major John McNutt

Tuesday, 13 March 2001, 11:44 am | NZ Army

Acting Major John McNutt, killed in Kuwait this morning (5:55am NZT) during a training exercise. More >>





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