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NZDF to Deliver School Supplies for Tongan Students

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF to Deliver School Supplies for Tongan Students

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF to Deliver School Supplies for Tongan Students The New Zealand Defence Force is taking more than 27 tonnes of emergency school supplies to Tonga today to help authorities set up temporary schools for students displaced by Tropical Cyclone Gita.

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NZDF Helping in Storm-Hit Areas

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helping in Storm-Hit Areas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Helping in Storm-Hit Areas New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel are transporting welfare teams to help civilians stranded in Golden Bay today after heavy rain brought by ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita caused massive flooding overnight in several communities in the South Island.

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NZDF on Standby to Help Storm-Hit Areas

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF on Standby to Help Storm-Hit Areas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF on Standby to Help Storm-Hit Areas The New Zealand Defence Force has placed personnel and trucks on standby to help the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management deal with the aftermath of a severe storm that is forecast to affect central New […]

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NZDF on Resupply Mission to Sub-Antarctic Islands

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF on Resupply Mission to Sub-Antarctic Islands

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF on Resupply Mission to Sub-Antarctic Islands The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is taking 54 government staff and five tonnes of equipment needed to maintain and repair key buildings in a three-phase operation in the sub-Antarctic islands.

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NZDF to Deliver More Aid to Tonga

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF to Deliver More Aid to Tonga

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF to Deliver More Aid to Tonga The New Zealand Defence Force is taking 12 more tonnes of aid and disaster relief supplies to Tonga today to support the Pacific country’s emergency response to Tropical Cyclone Gita.

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Navy Boxer Aiming for Commonwealth Games Spot

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Navy Boxer Aiming for Commonwealth Games Spot

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Navy Boxer Aiming for Commonwealth Games Spot Ordinary Medic Tasmyn Benny, who has just completed Basic Common Training with the Royal New Zealand Navy, is hoping to gain selection in the New Zealand boxing team for next year’s Commonwealth Games.   14 December 2017 […]

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New Commander at RNZAF Base Ohakea

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Commander at RNZAF Base Ohakea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Commander at RNZAF Base Ohakea Exchange of the patu signifies the change of command of RNZAF Base Ohakea from Group Captain Nick Olney (R) to Group Captain Shaun Sexton (L).  13 December 2017 Command of Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea changed […]

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Courageous Leader Takes Defence Force’s Top Accolade

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Courageous Leader Takes Defence Force’s Top Accolade

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Courageous Leader Takes Defence Force’s Top Accolade LTCOL Childs with her NZDF Person of the Year award. 1 December 2017 Dedication to the New Zealand Defence Force’s core values of courage, commitment and comradeship have earned Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Melanie Childs, the New Zealand […]

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History and Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on History and Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: History and Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation Chief of Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Tony Davies presents the prestigious Baigent Memorial Shield to Pilot Officer Andrew Sledger at RNZAF Base Ohakea. 24 November 2017 The first Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) pilots trained using […]

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NZDF Aircraft Technicians Work on ‘Skibirds’ in Antarctica

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Aircraft Technicians Work on ‘Skibirds’ in Antarctica

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Aircraft Technicians Work on ‘Skibirds’ in Antarctica Aircraft Technician Corporal Wade Phelps from the Royal New Zealand Air Force with a US LC-130 Skibird transport aircraft at Williams Field in Antarctica 24 November 2017 Antarctic weather is harsh and unforgiving but for two […]

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Air Force Officer Cadets to Help Kaikoura Community

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Air Force Officer Cadets to Help Kaikoura Community

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Air Force Officer Cadets to Help Kaikoura Community 24 November 2017 Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Officer Cadets will be working in the Kaikoura community next week as part of Exercise Aestimatio. The current Initial Officer Training Course (IOTC) will be doing community […]

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NZDF Supported Programme Trains More than 3000 Afghan Cadets

By   /  November 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Supported Programme Trains More than 3000 Afghan Cadets

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Supported Programme Trains More than 3000 Afghan Cadets About 350 Afghan Officer Cadets graduated yesterday, bringing to more than 3000 the total number of future Afghan military leaders trained under a programme supported by the New Zealand Defence Force. 24 November 2017 About […]

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NZDF Gets White Ribbon Accreditation

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Gets White Ribbon Accreditation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Gets White Ribbon Accreditation 23 November 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force will be accredited as a White Ribbon Organisation, the first Government agency to be awarded accreditation. The NZDF is only the third organisation in New Zealand to receive the accreditation. The […]

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Ireland Defence Chief Visits New Zealand

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Ireland Defence Chief Visits New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Ireland Defence Chief Visits New Zealand 23 November 2017 The Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces of Ireland, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, is visiting New Zealand as a guest of the New Zealand Defence Force. “Ireland is a valuable historic and contemporary partner […]

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NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue A Norwegian yachtsman is hauled aboard the MV Southern Lily shortly after 5pm today in rough seas 400 kilometres northeast of Auckland, in the New Zealand Defence Force’s second successful search and rescue operation this weekend. […]

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NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Helps Search for Missing Fisherman in Bay of Plenty The New Zealand Defence Force deployed the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Taupo at 3:30am this morning to search for a fisherman who was reported missing off Bowentown Harbour in the […]

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NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF – 20171120-NZDF-Finds-Stricken-NZ-Sailor-in-Pacific-Ocean The New Zealand Defence Force has found the New Zealand sailor who activated his yacht’s emergency beacon early this morning about 166 kilometres east of Norfolk Island in the Pacific Ocean. 18 November 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has […]

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NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress The New Zealand Defence Force has deployed a Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft to search for a New Zealand yacht that activated its emergency beacon early this morning about 166 kilometres east of Norfolk […]

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NZ Army Builds Homes for People

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZ Army Builds Homes for People

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Army Builds Homes for People 17 November 2017  New Zealand Army engineers are helping Manawatu people into homeownership by being part of a local initiative to build affordable homes. The carpenters, plumbers and an electrician from 25 Engineer Support Squadron are being assisted by […]

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Summer of Surveillance at Kaipara Bombing Range

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Summer of Surveillance at Kaipara Bombing Range

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Summer of Surveillance at Kaipara Bombing Range One of the signs warning the public that access to the Kaipara Air Weapons Range is prohibited at all times. 15 November 2017 Regular surveillance operations will help ensure the public stays out of the closed access […]

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