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Air Force in Concert Goes Out With a Bang

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Air Force in Concert Goes Out With a Bang

Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Air Force in Concert Goes Out With a Bang Tribute to Passchendaele December 2017By Rebecca Quilliam This year’s Air Force Band concert was the final one for RNZAF Music Director Flight Lieutenant (FLTLT) Simon Brew – and what a swan song it was. Filled with a […]

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Training in the Antarctic

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Training in the Antarctic

Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Training in the Antarctic (L-R) A/SGT Amy Hatcher (Scott Base Cargo Handler), Nikki Galpin (Scott Base Logistics Support) November 2017By CPL Nikki Galpin Everyone who stays for a long time on Scott Base attends a two-day field survival course that teaches how to stay alive, should […]

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Top 10 Badge Designs for HMNZS Aotearoa Announced

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Top 10 Badge Designs for HMNZS Aotearoa Announced

Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Top 10 Badge Designs for HMNZS Aotearoa Announced 12 December 2017 When Chief of Navy Rear Admiral John Martin announced the public competition to design the ship’s badge for HMNZS Aotearoa in early July, he said he was looking for something “simple yet striking, reflective of […]

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NZDF Camp Christmas Party Breaks Recycling Record

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZDF Camp Christmas Party Breaks Recycling Record

Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZDF Camp Christmas Party Breaks Recycling Record An environmentally friendly robot helped achieve a waste recycling record at the Trentham Military Camp’s annual Children’s Christmas Party. 7 December 2017 The Trentham Military Camp’s annual Children’s Christmas Party on Sunday provided a wonderful day of festive fun, […]

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NZDF Gears up for Airlift Mission to Antarctica

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZDF Gears up for Airlift Mission to Antarctica

Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZDF Gears up for Airlift Mission to Antarctica Battling temperatures as low as -31C, seven aircrew and two survival training instructors from the Royal New Zealand Air Force slept two nights in the open as part of a survival training course conducted recently in Antarctica by […]

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Chief of Defence Force Hosts Australian/UK Counterparts

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Chief of Defence Force Hosts Australian/UK Counterparts

Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Chief of Defence Force Hosts Australian/UK Counterparts The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, has hosted a visit to New Zealand by the United Kingdom’s Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, and Chief of Defence Force Australia, Air Chief Marshal […]

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Combined NZ-Fiji Patrols End on High Note

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Combined NZ-Fiji Patrols End on High Note

Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Combined NZ-Fiji Patrols End on High Note The combined maritime patrols between New Zealand and Fiji involving HMNZS Hawea have ended on a high note, with about 550 vessels boarded and 110 alleged infringements detected over the past seven months. 3 November 2017 The combined maritime […]

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Further Statement – Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Further Statement – Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Further Statement – Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise SGT Wayne Taylor, RNZIR 13 October 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force can confirm that the member of the Special Operations Force who died this morning during a maritime counter-terrorism training exercise was […]

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20170508-NH90-Flying-Limitations-Eased

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 20170508-NH90-Flying-Limitations-Eased

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 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 the […]

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NZDF Engineers Hard at Work in Hot and Cold

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZDF Engineers Hard at Work in Hot and Cold

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZDF Engineers Hard at Work in Hot and Cold Thirty-four New Zealand Defence Force engineers were sent to the Sinai Peninsula in January to build a 3.3-kilometre security fence around the Multinational Force and Observers’ South Camp 18 April 2017 From the extreme […]

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Air Force Surface Technician Adds Gloss to Career

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Air Force Surface Technician Adds Gloss to Career

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Air Force Surface Technician Adds Gloss to Career Leading Aircraftman Thorne Davidse with the PPG Aerospace Trade Training Trophy in front of an RNZAF SH-2G(I) Seasprite naval helicopter. 18 April 2017 Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Leading Aircraftman Thorne Davidse had the […]

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NZDF Helps Yachtie in Distress

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Yachtie in Distress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZDF Helps Yachtie in Distress The New Zealand Defence Force has found the sailor who activated his emergency beacon yesterday afternoon about 1600 kilometres east of the Chatham Islands. 14 April 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found the yachtsman who […]

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NZDF Searches for Yacht in Distress

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZDF Searches for Yacht in Distress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZDF Searches for Yacht in Distress The New Zealand Defence Force is helping search for a yacht that activated its emergency beacon yesterday afternoon about 1600 kilometres east of the Chatham Islands. 14 April 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping […]

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Repatriation of Military Burial Remains From Malaysia and Singapore

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Repatriation of Military Burial Remains From Malaysia and Singapore

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Repatriation of Military Burial Remains From Malaysia and Singapore 10 April 2017 The Government announced today that it will provide families with the option of repatriating the remains of their loved ones buried in Malaysia and Singapore as a result of a military […]

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Flights of Fantasy For Wanaka Trainee Pilot

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Flights of Fantasy For Wanaka Trainee Pilot

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Flights of Fantasy For Wanaka Trainee Pilot Trainee pilot Corey Fothergill finds it hard to believe he gets paid to fly. 7 April 2017 When Royal New Zealand Air Force trainee pilot Corey Fothergill is hurtling through the sky in one of the […]

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ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Afghanistan, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Baghlan Province, Bamyan Province, Civil rights, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Foreign Policy, Full Coverage, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Human rights violations, Indepth, Inquiry, Intelligence, international law, Investigation, Investigative journalism, ISAF, Joint Prioritized Effects List, Law and order, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Must Read, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Special Air Service, NZ Politics, NZDF, NZSAS, Operation Burnham, Politics, Terrorism, War, Weapons  /  Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Selwyn Manning – Editor of EveningReport.nz. This analysis was first published on Kiwipolitico.com. Selwyn Manning, editor EveningReport.nz. There’s an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict […]

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Rebuttal of the book Hit and Run

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Rebuttal of the book Hit and Run

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Rebuttal of the book Hit and Run 27 March 2017 The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating held a media conference to rebut allegations about the NZDF made in the book Hit and Run by Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson. Around […]

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NZDF Statement on Hagar/Stephenson book

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZDF Statement on Hagar/Stephenson book

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZDF Statement on Hagar/Stephenson book Chief of Defence Force LTGEN Tim Keating 26 March 2017 The central premise of Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson’s book, Hit and Run, is incorrect, says the Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating. NZDF troops never […]

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NZDF Response To Book

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZDF Response To Book

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZDF Response To Book The New Zealand Defence Force stands by the statement it made dated 20 April 2011.  As the 2011 statement says, following the operation, allegations of civilian casualties were made. These were investigated by a joint Afghan Ministry of Defence, […]

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Defence Force Skills in Demand For United Nations Training

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Defence, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Defence Force Skills in Demand For United Nations Training

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Defence Force Skills in Demand For United Nations Training Lieutenant Colonel Jane Derbyshire is one of three New Zealand Defence Force members helping train future United Nations peacekeepers in Nepal. 21 March 2017 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) experience and skills have again […]

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