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Six deceased recovered in Operation on Whakaari/White Island

Friday, 13 December 2019, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) recovered today the bodies of six people who tragically died in Monday’s eruption on Whakaari/White Island and will support efforts to recover the bodies of two others in the hope there is resolution for those ... More >>

New Zealanders Tested In Battle Of River Plate

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 2:15 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

On the 80 th  anniversary of the first naval battle of the Second World War, Naval historian Michael Wynd, from the Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy, reflects on the New Zealand ship that played an integral part in the battle. More >>

RNZAF Brings Christmas Cheer in Guam

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:50 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) is participating for the first time in Operation Christmas Drop in Guam, packaging and delivering supplies to islands in the Western Pacific. More >>

Upper Hutt man happy to help at Camp Taji in Iraq

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:25 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Upper Hutt man Cliff Taylor joined the New Zealand Army to help people and he has just had that opportunity at an international level, with deployment to Camp Taji in Iraq mentoring soldiers to fight terrorism. Lance Corporal Taylor was a member ... More >>

North Shore Man Named NZDF Person of the Year

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 12:08 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) 2019 Person of the Year is Corporal Reiner Angelo, an aircraft technician from Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland in Whenuapai. More >>

Defence Force Supporting Samoan Measles Epidemic Response

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force is providing logistics support to the New Zealand Government response to the Samoan measles epidemic. More >>

NZDF welcomed home from second-last Camp Taji deployment

Friday, 29 November 2019, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) last night welcomed home the second-last contingent of personnel who have been serving as part of the Building Partner Capacity Mission in Iraq. The NZDF has now deployed its 10th and final rotation of personnel to Taji ... More >>

NZDF Pacific Defence Gender Network plays key role in course

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) Pacific Defence Gender Network is supporting the inaugural Gender Advisor’s Course to be held in Fiji this week. The course will reach out to members from across the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF), ... More >>

More Than 1000 WWII Munitions Destroyed In Solomons Mission

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 1:44 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Members of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal team have helped collect and destroy more than 1000 unexploded Second World War-era munitions in the Solomon Islands. More >>

NZDF Sends Explosive Ordnance Disposal Experts to Solomons

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 10:50 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent 21 explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) experts to help the Australian Defence Force and Royal Solomon Islands Police Force remove unexploded Second World War explosives in the Solomon Islands. More >>

NZ's Largest Navy Ship Christened in South Korea

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 11:18 am | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand’s Largest Navy Ship Christened in South Korea Four of the more important words any Chief of Navy looks forward to hearing during their tenure are “I name this ship …” because it means a new addition to a navy fleet. Yesterday in Ulsan, ... More >>

Cook Islands Inclusions to First World War Rolls of Honour

Friday, 18 October 2019, 11:06 am | New Zealand Defence Force

Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short announced today the inclusion of six Cook Island First World War soldiers in the New Zealand and Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s official rolls of honour. More >>

Vietnam Veterans’ Health to Be the Focus at Lower Hutt Expo

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 10:08 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A health and wellbeing expo for Vietnam veterans and their whanau living in the lower North Island will be held in Lower Hutt on Saturday, 19 October. More >>

School Project in East Timor Brings Veterans Together

Monday, 23 September 2019, 11:24 am | New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand, Australian and Timorese military veterans are working together to bring educational opportunities to East Timorese youth in the town of Same. More >>

NZDF Attends Commemorations in East Timor

Friday, 20 September 2019, 6:54 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Attends Commemorations to Mark International Mission in East Timor A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent participated today in the 20th anniversary commemorations of the International Force East Timor (INTERFET) mission in Dili. The commemoration ... More >>

High seas fishery patrol completed

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:24 am | New Zealand Defence Force

A multi-national, interagency, high seas fisheries patrol in support of the sustainable management of Pacific tuna fisheries has recently concluded with high levels of compliance found. More >>

Army driver from Porirua keen to test skills at World Cup

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 3:43 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

It’s not just the All Blacks who are playing in a rugby world cup this month. New Zealand Army driver Corporal Robert Brocklehurst is in Japan with the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) team to play in the International Defence Rugby Competition ... More >>

Vietnam Veterans’ Health Focus at Lower Hutt Expo

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

A health and wellbeing expo for Vietnam veterans and their whanau living in the lower North Island will be held in Lower Hutt on 19 October. More >>

NZDF Hosts Multi-National Military Exercise

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:47 am | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has hosted a multi-national exercise in Auckland this week to strengthen and improve humanitarian assistance operations in the South West Pacific. More >>

RNZAF Orion Finds Last Crew Member

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 5:42 pm | New Zealand Defence Force

RNZAF Orion Finds Last Crew Member of Fire-Damaged Chinese Fishing Vessel A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion has located the last crew member reported overboard from the Jin Xiang 6, a Chinese fishing vessel damaged by fire. The Orion located ... More >>

 

 

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