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Navy Man Gets to Work with the Big Guns

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Navy Man Gets to Work with the Big Guns

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 12 December 2018 A father-son chat while surfcasting on a remote Northland beach has led to a talented young man being fast-tracked through the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) weapons engineering programme. Able Weapons Technician Nathan Paniora, 21, from Dargaville, was book-smart but too restless to sit behind a desk. […]

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True Mates Share Waves Once Again

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on True Mates Share Waves Once Again

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 12 December 2018 Two wartime sailors who bonded over laughter and stories at their Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association “Navy” table have shared their final journey on the sea, thanks to the formal ash-scattering ceremonies offered by the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN). Kevin Mills and Patrick Monaghan, […]

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NZDF Kiwisaver Scheme Wins Platinum Award for Value for Money

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Kiwisaver Scheme Wins Platinum Award for Value for Money

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 11 December 2018  SuperRatings has awarded the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) KiwiSaver Scheme a Platinum rating, after its annual review. The review included an assessment of 31 KiwiSaver schemes against SuperRatings’ proposition of “value for money” for scheme members. The NZDF KiwiSaver Scheme was established in October 2015, as part of NZDF’s […]

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Kiwi Soldier Shows Anzac Spirit by Helping Rebuild Perth Bus Stops

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Kiwi Soldier Shows Anzac Spirit by Helping Rebuild Perth Bus Stops

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 10 December 2018 New Zealand Army engineer Corporal Andy Good, from Christchurch, and his Australian counterparts have revamped two bus stops near a historic Perth cottage built more than 100 years ago for a wounded First World War veteran. The Anzac cottage in the suburb of Mount Hawthorn was built […]

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Navy Strongman to Represent New Zealand at World Games

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Navy Strongman to Represent New Zealand at World Games

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 7 December 2018 Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) fitness instructor and sports co-ordinator Marc Thomas’s stamina, strength and fitness will be put to the test when he competes in the Strongman World Games in the United States this weekend. Chief Petty Officer Thomas, who is from Tauranga and attended Tauranga […]

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Sailor Who Goes The Extra Mile Wins Top Defence Force Award

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Sailor Who Goes The Extra Mile Wins Top Defence Force Award

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 30 November 2018 Delivering excellence in everything she does has earned Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) sailor Alicia Wall the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) 2018 Person of the Year award. At the awards ceremony at the Battle Training Facility in Auckland, Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short […]

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Sailor Who Goes the Extra Miles Wins Top Defence Force Awards

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Sailor Who Goes the Extra Miles Wins Top Defence Force Awards

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 30 November 2018 Delivering excellence in everything she does has earned Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) sailor Alicia Wall the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) 2018 Person of the Year award. At the awards ceremony at the Battle Training Facility in Auckland, Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short […]

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New Chief of Royal New Zealand Navy Takes Command

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New Chief of Royal New Zealand Navy Takes Command

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 29 November 2018 Rear Admiral David Proctor became the first General List officer with a logistics background to be appointed Chief of Navy when he assumed command of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) at Devonport Naval Base today. The Chief of Navy position has typically been a warfare officer […]

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NZDF A Heavy Lifter for Coalition Forces in the Middle East

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on NZDF A Heavy Lifter for Coalition Forces in the Middle East

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 29 November 2018 A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) air transport team is contributing to stability and security in the Middle East, flying 2,350 coalition troops and about 550 tonnes of supplies across the region since their mission began in May. A 32-strong detachment and a Royal New Zealand Air […]

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North Otago Town Commemorates Hospital Ship that Supported Anzac Troops in First World War

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on North Otago Town Commemorates Hospital Ship that Supported Anzac Troops in First World War

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 11 November 2018 A memorial plaque recognising the significant role of Her Majesty’s Hospital Ship (HMHS) Maheno supporting Anzac troops during the First World War was unveiled this morning at the North Otago town of Maheno, as centenary of the Armistice was marked. The small rural town’s residents turned out […]

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New Zealand Army Gunners to Fire 100-Gun Salute for Armistice

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Army Gunners to Fire 100-Gun Salute for Armistice

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 9 November 2018 Gunners from 16th Field Regiment of the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery will play a key role in commemorating the centenary of the signing of the Armistice, signalling the end of the First World War. The Regiment from Linton Military Camp will conduct a 100-gun salute […]

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HMNZS Te Mana Returns From Asia-Pacific Engagement

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on HMNZS Te Mana Returns From Asia-Pacific Engagement

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 9 November 2018 Families and friends crammed the wharf at Devonport Naval Base this morning to welcome back the 176 crew members of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) frigate HMNZS Te Mana, who returned from a five-month engagement across the Asia-Pacific region. Te Mana and its crew left in […]

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Air Force Tests Capability with Bomb Drops on Weapons Range

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Air Force Tests Capability with Bomb Drops on Weapons Range

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 9 November 2018 For the past week a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) aircraft has been dropping bombs on the remote Kaipara Air Weapons Range, in an exercise designed to ensure RNZAF personnel remain proficient in anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare.  During the training 14 bombs, each weighing 500 pounds, […]

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Navy Vocalist to Sing National Anthem Before All Blacks Test at Twickenham

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Navy Vocalist to Sing National Anthem Before All Blacks Test at Twickenham

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 8 November 2018 Acclaimed Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) vocalist Rebecca Nelson will mark another milestone in her career when she sings the New Zealand National Anthem in front of a full house of more than 80,000 spectators before the rugby test between the All Blacks and England at Twickenham […]

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NZDF to Publish Annually Operation Respect Progress

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on NZDF to Publish Annually Operation Respect Progress

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 8 November 2018 Results of the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) programme to tackle inappropriate and harmful sexual behaviours will be published annually, the Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short has told Parliament. Speaking today to Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee, Air Marshal Short reiterated the […]

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RNZAF Aircraftman Following in Footsteps of Forebears

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on RNZAF Aircraftman Following in Footsteps of Forebears

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 5 November 2018 Royal New Zealand Air Force’s (RNZAF) Leading Aircraftman Ellie Mullin was following in her great-uncles’ footsteps when she was in France for the final New Zealand First World War overseas commemoration. Leading Aircraftman Mullin was a member of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent conducting the […]

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New Zealand Marks Centenary of Liberation of Le Quesnoy in France

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Marks Centenary of Liberation of Le Quesnoy in France

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 5 November 2018 The sun was shining in northern France as 1300 French people and New Zealanders joined to mark the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Le Quesnoy on Sunday. The official party included New Zealand Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne, Secretary of State attached to […]

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Rare US Navy Award to Anzac Frigate

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Rare US Navy Award to Anzac Frigate

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 3 November 2018 A rare award was made by the United States Navy to the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac frigate HMNZS Te Kaha at the Devonport Naval Base yesterday. The award recognised the support provided by the ship’s company to the US Navy for a week in June/July last […]

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NZDF Helps Kiwi Fisherman in Distress

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Kiwi Fisherman in Distress

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 3 November 2018 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has come to the aid of a New Zealand fisherman whose boat began taking on water while navigating rough seas in the Pacific. Group Captain Daniel Hunt, the Acting Air Component Commander, said a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion […]

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Carrying the Colour at Le Quesnoy Centenary

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Defence, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Government Public Service, News  /  Comments Off on Carrying the Colour at Le Quesnoy Centenary

Source: New Zealand Defence Force 2 November 2018 Palmerston North man Captain Heki Tauli will be front and centre of New Zealand’s final overseas commemoration of the First World War in November. Captain Tauli will be carrying the Regimental Colour of 7th Wellington (City of Wellington’s Own) and Hawke’s Bay Battalion at the liberation of […]

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