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Recent Events Strengthen US-New Zealand Navy Relationship

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Recent Events Strengthen US-New Zealand Navy Relationship

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Recent Events Strengthen US-New Zealand Navy Relationship United States Commander Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift, centre left, with Commanding Officer of HMNZS Te Kaha, Commander Steve Lenik, flanked by the ship’s officers and crew at Devonport today. 17 August 2017 The importance of building […]

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NZDF Fighting Force Face New Battle Against Old Rivals

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Fighting Force Face New Battle Against Old Rivals

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Fighting Force Face New Battle Against Old Rivals 15 August 2017 Twenty-eight members of the New Zealand Defence Force are about to take the battle to Manawatu and Wellington, as the NZDF Defence Blacks rugby team faces off against the Australian Defence Force […]

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New Zealand Naval Hero Remembered

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Naval Hero Remembered

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand Naval Hero Remembered Lieutenant-Commander William Sanders, is the only New Zealander to win the Victoria Cross in naval action. 14 August 2017 One hundred years ago this month, a New Zealand sailor died while on a mission so secret his heroism wouldn’t […]

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Chief of Defence Force to China for Counterpart Visit

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Chief of Defence Force to China for Counterpart Visit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Chief of Defence Force to China for Counterpart Visit 13 August 2017 The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Tim Keating, is visiting China to conduct meetings with senior Chinese defence officials in Beijing and Shanghai. LTGEN Keating said his key engagements during […]

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Hastings Man’s Aviation Fuel Career Taking Him Around the World

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Hastings Man’s Aviation Fuel Career Taking Him Around the World

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Hastings Man’s Aviation Fuel Career Taking Him Around the World Leading Aircraftman Josh Evans next to the RNZAF C-130 Hercules at Exercise Mobility Guardian in the United States. 11 August 2017 A job working with fuel is taking a 21-year-old Hastings man around the […]

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Fijis Sniffer Dogs Train on HMNZS Hawea

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Fijis Sniffer Dogs Train on HMNZS Hawea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Fijis Sniffer Dogs Train on HMNZS Hawea Sniffer dogs working with Fiji’s Police and Customs staff trained on the Royal New Zealand Navy Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea, which has been deployed to Fiji for six months to help with maritime surveillance. 11 August […]

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NZDF Boards 26 Vessels in Pacific Fisheries Patrols

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Boards 26 Vessels in Pacific Fisheries Patrols

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Boards 26 Vessels in Pacific Fisheries Patrols New Zealand Defence Force personnel identified 60 vessels of interest and boarded 26 others in multilateral fisheries patrols conducted recently to support Pacific Island countries. 10 August 2017 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel located 60 […]

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NZDF Officer in South Sudan Confronting Civil War, Famine

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Officer in South Sudan Confronting Civil War, Famine

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Officer in South Sudan Confronting Civil War, Famine Lieutenant Colonel Tony Downey is the New Zealand Defence Force’s Senior National Officer in South Sudan.  4 August 2017 A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) officer working as part of the United Nations Mission in […]

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Dream Comes True as Kawerau Woman Starts Career in Royal New Zealand Navy

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Dream Comes True as Kawerau Woman Starts Career in Royal New Zealand Navy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Dream Comes True as Kawerau Woman Starts Career in Royal New Zealand Navy Kawerau woman Miharo Sisley-Tihema has signed on with the Royal New Zealand Navy. 3 August 2017 Kawerau woman Miharo Sisley-Tihema realised her dream of joining the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) […]

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Northland Man Finds Gateway to the World

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Northland Man Finds Gateway to the World

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Northland Man Finds Gateway to the World Aircraft technician Corporal Chris Lynch is heading to the United States with the RNZAF to take part in a multinational air mobility exercise. 28 July 2017 Joining the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has provided the […]

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NZDF Joining Large Air Mobility Exercise Near Seattle

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Joining Large Air Mobility Exercise Near Seattle

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Joining Large Air Mobility Exercise Near Seattle Squadron Leader Rhys Evans is leading the New Zealand Defence Force detachment to Exercise Mobility Guardian 17. 28 July 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) aircraft […]

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Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity Serving the Commander-in-Chief

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity Serving the Commander-in-Chief

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity Serving the Commander-in-Chief Lieutenant Keri Hayden (right) with, from left, outgoing aide-de-camp Lieutenant Holly Swallow, Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and new aide-de-camp Flight Lieutenant Nash Alur. 25 July 2017 A Feilding woman who wanted to travel the world as a naval officer […]

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NZDF Officer Serving in Famine Hit South Sudan

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Officer Serving in Famine Hit South Sudan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Officer Serving in Famine Hit South Sudan  Major Kevin Williams (second from left) after a meeting with government and military officials in Tonga, a town in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, where people are surviving on fish and whatever wild herbs and leaves […]

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Scottish Soldiers Happy to Help Flood Stricken Communities

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Scottish Soldiers Happy to Help Flood Stricken Communities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Scottish Soldiers Happy to Help Flood Stricken Communities Captain Mathew Rupasinha, Platoon Commander of the reconnaissance team of the Highlanders, 4th  Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 Scots), before conducting patrols south of Mosgiel today. 22 July 2017 Scottish soldiers who were in […]

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NZDF Sends More Help to Flood-Stricken Canterbury and Otago

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Sends More Help to Flood-Stricken Canterbury and Otago

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Sends More Help to Flood-Stricken Canterbury and Otago Five NZDF trucks left Timaru at 5am today to patrol flooded communities in South Canterbury throughout the day and ensure the residents have evacuated to safer ground. Two NZDF trucks conducted similar patrols from midnight […]

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Chief of Defence Force to Visit Japan and Korea

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Chief of Defence Force to Visit Japan and Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Chief of Defence Force to Visit Japan and Korea 21 July 2017 The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, is visiting his counterparts in Japan and the Republic of Korea.  Lieutenant General Keating leaves tomorrow for the week- long visit, which will […]

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New Batch of Afghan Cadets Finish NZDF-Supported Training

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Batch of Afghan Cadets Finish NZDF-Supported Training

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Batch of Afghan Cadets Finish NZDF-Supported Training About 350 Afghan officer cadets graduated yesterday after completing an intensive 11-month training course supported by New Zealand Defence Force mentors, bringing to about 2600 the total number of Afghan cadets the NZDF has helped train […]

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NZDF – Wellingtonian Serving in Korea

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – Wellingtonian Serving in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – Wellingtonian Serving in Korea Navy Lieutenant Payton Kaiwai, who is serving as one of the armistice monitors with United Nations Command on the Korean Peninsula, near the demarcation line separating South and North Korea. 19 July 2017 How do you communicate across […]

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HMNZS Hawea Picks up 45 Infringements During Fiji Patrols

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on HMNZS Hawea Picks up 45 Infringements During Fiji Patrols

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: HMNZS Hawea Picks up 45 Infringements During Fiji Patrols Eleni Sugutaraga, from Fiji’s Ministry of Fisheries and Forests, gets ready before a patrol with staff from Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea, the Republic of Fiji Navy, Fiji’s Revenue and Customs Authority and New Zealand’s […]

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Auckland Airman Serving in Korea

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Auckland Airman Serving in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland Airman Serving in Korea Flight Lieutenant Rob Bexley at the entrance of the transportation corridor in the southern fence line of the 250-kilometre demilitarised zone separating North and South Korea. 17 July 2017 Flight Lieutenant Rob Bexley works in the most heavily militarised […]

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