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Navy Celebrates Five New Commanding Officers

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Navy Celebrates Five New Commanding Officers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Navy Celebrates Five New Commanding Officers 22 May 2017 There will be five changes of command, including two women commanding officers, in the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) in May and June. Taking command of a ship or shore establishment is the pinnacle of […]

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Fifth Rotation of NZDF Troops Heads to Iraq

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Fifth Rotation of NZDF Troops Heads to Iraq

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Fifth Rotation of NZDF Troops Heads to Iraq The fifth rotation of New Zealand Defence Force troops left today for a six-month mission in Iraq. New Zealand troops have helped train more than 22,000 Iraqi Security Forces personnel since the mission began two years […]

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Lessons Learned Conference Reinforces NZDF Reputation in Region

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Lessons Learned Conference Reinforces NZDF Reputation in Region

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Lessons Learned Conference Reinforces NZDF Reputation in Region The 10th International Lessons Learned Conference (10ILLC), which has just concluded in Queenstown, has provided an opportunity for the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to share with partners the skills and experience it has acquired on […]

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New Zealand Sailors at Sharp End of Multi-Million Dollar Drug Bust

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Sailors at Sharp End of Multi-Million Dollar Drug Bust

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand Sailors at Sharp End of Multi-Million Dollar Drug Bust Royal New Zealand Navy Leading Seaman Combat Specialists Hayden Newport (right) and Dillon Dolman-Tuhou were at the sharp end of last week’s multi-million-dollar heroin bust in the Indian Ocean. The pair are boat […]

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NZDF’s Top Shots Compete in Australia

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF’s Top Shots Compete in Australia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF’s Top Shots Compete in Australia Nineteen of the New Zealand Defence Force’s best combat marksmen are competing in the Australian Army Skills at Arms Meeting (AASAM), an annual combat-focused competition that is being held at the Puckapunyal Military Area in central Victoria, Australia, […]

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Soldier from Hastings Represents the NZDF in Australian Competition

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Soldier from Hastings Represents the NZDF in Australian Competition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Soldier from Hastings Represents the NZDF in Australian Competition Lance Corporal Caleb Amner practises at Waiouru’s shooting range. 17 May 2017 Caleb Amner had idolised his older brother Jonathan since he was a kid. So, after graduating from Havelock North High School, he decided […]

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NZDF Exercise Tests Amphibious Operations

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Exercise Tests Amphibious Operations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Exercise Tests Amphibious Operations Corporal Robert Hosking drives an NZ Army Light Armoured Vehicle ashore from a landing craft. 17 May 2017 The field phase of a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) amphibious operations exercise involving all three Services this week is under […]

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New Zealand Taking Part in Singapore’s First International Maritime Review

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Taking Part in Singapore’s First International Maritime Review

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand Taking Part in Singapore’s First International Maritime Review HMNZS Te Kaha commanded the task group at sea for Exercise Bersama Shield 2017, held ahead of Singapore’s International Maritime Review. In this picture Singapore’s RSS Stalwart is leading the group with HMNZS Endeavour […]

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Chief of Defence Force to Attend EU Chiefs of Defence Meeting

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Chief of Defence Force to Attend EU Chiefs of Defence Meeting

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Chief of Defence Force to Attend EU Chiefs of Defence Meeting 12 May 2017 The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, leaves this weekend for a visit to Europe that will include participation in a meeting of European Union (EU) Chiefs of […]

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NZDF Helps Seize $400M of Heroin in Indian Ocean

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Seize $400M of Heroin in Indian Ocean

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Helps Seize $400M of Heroin in Indian Ocean A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft has helped a multinational task force seize $400m worth of heroin. 12 May 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF)  has played a key role in […]

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NZDF Receives Awards for Search and rescue Missions

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Receives Awards for Search and rescue Missions

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Receives Awards for Search and rescue Missions CPL Aeron Mellish, WGCDR (Rtd) Scott McKenzie, W/O Chris Mitchell and FLTLT Loic Ifrah receiving a SAR Award on behalf of No. 3 Sqn RNZAF, for a rescue off Golden Bay in 2016 at a ceremony […]

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NZDF – 20170409-NZDF-Helps-220m-Heroin-Bust

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – 20170409-NZDF-Helps-220m-Heroin-Bust

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – 20170409-NZDF-Helps-220m-Heroin-Bust A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft has helped a multinational task force seize 400 kgs of heroin worth about $220 million. 9 May 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has helped a multinational task force seize 400 […]

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Air Force Band Marks 80th Birthday with Anniversary Parade at National War Memorial in Wellington

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Air Force Band Marks 80th Birthday with Anniversary Parade at National War Memorial in Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Air Force Band Marks 80th Birthday with Anniversary Parade at National War Memorial in Wellington The RNZAF Band marching down Lambton Quay during the 1942 Liberty Loan Parade. 9 May 2017 Eight decades after its first tour of duty, the Air Force Band is […]

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NZDF – 20170508-NH90-Flying-Limitations-Eased

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – 20170508-NH90-Flying-Limitations-Eased

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – 20170508-NH90-Flying-Limitations-Eased 8 May 2017 The Royal New Zealand Air Force has eased limitations on its fleet of twin engined NH90 helicopters that have prevented them flying over water, at night, and over mountainous terrain since 20 April. The limitations were imposed on […]

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Waikato Man Leads NZDF Mission to Middle East

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Waikato Man Leads NZDF Mission to Middle East

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato Man Leads NZDF Mission to Middle East Thirty New Zealand Defence Force personnel led by Squadron Leader Brad Scott and one of the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s C-130 Hercules strategic airlift aircraft left this morning to support New Zealand, Australian and coalition […]

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NZDF Frigate on its Way to South Pacific

Published By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Frigate on its Way to South Pacific

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Frigate on its Way to South Pacific The New Zealand Defence Force is sending the Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana to the South Pacific this week to conduct port visits and to support a hydrographic survey in the Cook Islands. […]

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NZDF World Masters Team Wins Big at Games

Published By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF World Masters Team Wins Big at Games

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF World Masters Team Wins Big at Games NZDF Women’s Netball Team – Gold in the 30+ Netball at the World Masters Games 1 May 2017 Over the past 10 days the 230-plus New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) team have been sweating it out […]

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Fifth Rotation of NZDF Troops Ready for Iraq Mission

Published By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Fifth Rotation of NZDF Troops Ready for Iraq Mission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Fifth Rotation of NZDF Troops Ready for Iraq Mission 30 April 2017 The fifth rotation of 106 New Zealand Defence Force troops has just completed training with their Australian counterparts as they prepare to head to Iraq in late May. The NZDF soldiers will form […]

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Fiji Deployment Brings Navy Sailor Back to her Roots

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Fiji Deployment Brings Navy Sailor Back to her Roots

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Fiji Deployment Brings Navy Sailor Back to her Roots Ordinary Chef Tia Rickards 28 April 2017 The deployment of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea to Fiji this week is special for Ordinary Chef (OCH) Tia Rickards for two reasons […]

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NZDF Helps Train More Iraqi Troops for Offensive Against Daesh

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Train More Iraqi Troops for Offensive Against Daesh

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Helps Train More Iraqi Troops for Offensive Against Daesh Task Group Taji, which is comprised of about 100 New Zealand Defence Force troops and some 300 Australian Defence Force personnel, will be training about 2000 Iraqi Security Forces in the next fortnight as […]

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