Thursday, May 30, 2024

Defence

NZ pledges $1.5m support for PNG landslide response

The Government has announced it will support Papua New Guinea’s response to the devastating landslide which occurred in Enga Province last Friday. More than 2,000...

New Caledonia evacuation effort praised by Ministers

More than 300 people have been successfully evacuated from New Caledonia in a joint Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and New Zealand...

Defence Minister headed to Singapore

Defence and Science, Innovation and Technology Minister, Judith Collins, will depart for Singapore tomorrow to take part in defence and technology summits and meetings. The...

Manahi Sword returned to Rotorua iwi

A symbol of an enduring and important relationship between the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and Te Arawa iwi has been acknowledged in a...

Minister extends NZDF Middle East, Africa deployments

The Government has approved two-year extensions for four NZDF deployments to the Middle East and Africa. Defence Minister Judith Collins said the deployments are...

Historic appointment for VC recipient Willie Apiata

New Zealand’s only living recipient of the Victoria Cross, Willie Apiata, has been appointed a Special Representative to the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF)...

102-year-old WWII veteran honoured

At 102 years old, Brigadier (Retired) Les Wright MBE would have been confident he had collected all the medals he’d rightly earned over a...

NZ Army leads Tongan recovery effort

The New Zealand Army has led a five-week rebuilding effort on a remote island group in Tonga, which will help the kingdom better respond...

Govt begins assisted departures from New Caledonia

Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, has confirmed that the first in a series of New Zealand Government-arranged flights will head to New Caledonia today to...

Battles of Cassino commemorated by NZDF in Italy

Eighty years ago, the ridges and hills around the Italian town of Cassino were in ruins, after some of the bloodiest and most gruelling...

Whangārei whare hosts veterans inquiry

Takahiwai Marae’s main whare, Rangiora, was a fitting location for the latest hearing week of the Wai 2500 Military Veterans Kaupapa Inquiry. The whare was...

NZDF’s evolving support to Ukraine war

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel deployed on Operation Tīeke in the United Kingdom have marked the departure of the latest intake of Armed...

Ombudsman claims NZDF failures undermined investigation

The Chief Ombudsman says failures by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to share all crucial information had a major impact on his ability...

Final overseas parade for NZ Army battalion

After 44 years, the New Zealand Army Regimental Colour of 2nd/1st Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment will soon be paraded overseas for the...

Psychology deployed in Army officer cadet course

Exercise Nemesis is known for putting Army officer cadets under intense pressure by throwing them in the deep end, but now sports science and...