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NZDF Finds NZ Yacht in Distress off Fiji

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Finds NZ Yacht in Distress off Fiji

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Finds NZ Yacht in Distress off Fiji 23 June 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found the New Zealand-owned yacht that made a distress call at dawn off the coast of Fiji. Air Commodore Darryn Webb, the Air Component Commander, said […]

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NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress Off Fiji

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress Off Fiji

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress Off Fiji The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is helping search for a New Zealand-owned yacht with four people on board that activated its emergency beacon at dawn approximately 425 kilometres southeast of the Fijian capital of […]

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NZDF Delivers 120 Tonnes of Supplies in Middle East

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Delivers 120 Tonnes of Supplies in Middle East

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Delivers 120 Tonnes of Supplies in Middle East The New Zealand Defence Force’s air transport support team transported 120 tonnes of supplies and about 500 military personnel supporting coalition operations in the Middle East in the past month. 22 June 2017 The New […]

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Corporal Thriving as Helicopter Load Master

Published By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Corporal Thriving as Helicopter Load Master

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Corporal Thriving as Helicopter Load Master Helicopter load master in training Corporal Jono Bartley has just completed Exercise Blackbird, No. 3 Squadron’s annual mountain flying and level readiness training in Marlborough. 20 June 2017 Being a key member of the Royal New Zealand Air […]

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Kapiti Soldier Shows His Skills in The Middle East

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Kapiti Soldier Shows His Skills in The Middle East

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Kapiti Soldier Shows His Skills in The Middle East Corporal Christopher Thomson, an electrician with the New Zealand Army’s 2nd Engineer Regiment, formed part of the 34-member New Zealand Defence Force engineering contingent that was sent to the Sinai Peninsula in January to enhance […]

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NZDF Fends Off Cyber Attacks in US Exercises

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Fends Off Cyber Attacks in US Exercises

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Fends Off Cyber Attacks in US Exercises Twelve New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel are using their skills to fend off simulated military cyber-attacks as they take part in training exercises hosted by the United States.  Air Commodore Kevin McEvoy, the Acting Commander […]

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NZDF Sports Award Winners Announced

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Sports Award Winners Announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Sports Award Winners Announced Able Steward Deena-Ranganui Puketapu (Royal New Zealand Navy) received the Individual Sports Person of the Year and Outstanding Sports Achievement awards. 14 June 2017 Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Able Steward Deena-Ranganui Puketapu was a double winner at the […]

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NZDF Hunting Submarines in Joint Exercise in Japan

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Hunting Submarines in Joint Exercise in Japan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Hunting Submarines in Joint Exercise in Japan The Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha is joining warships from Japan, Canada and the United States this week for an exercise that involves detecting, tracking and conducting simulated attacks on enemy submarines. 13 […]

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NZDF Appoints Military Assistant for UN Mission in South Sudan

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Appoints Military Assistant for UN Mission in South Sudan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Appoints Military Assistant for UN Mission in South Sudan The New Zealand Defence Force has appointed Lieutenant Colonel Neville Mosley to serve as Military Assistant to the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.  12 June 2017 The New Zealand […]

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Air Force Aviation Medicine Unit Opened

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Air Force Aviation Medicine Unit Opened

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Air Force Aviation Medicine Unit Opened The new Air Force Aviation Medicine Unit at RNZAF Base Auckland 9 June 2017 A new, energy-efficient Aviation Medicine Unit (AMU) at Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Auckland was officially opened today by Minister of Defence Mark […]

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NZDF-Fiji Navy Patrols Send Non-Compliant Vessels Back to Port

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF-Fiji Navy Patrols Send Non-Compliant Vessels Back to Port

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF-Fiji Navy Patrols Send Non-Compliant Vessels Back to Port 9 June 2017 A combined team of New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and Republic of Fiji Navy personnel sent seven of 70 fishing vessels boarded during fisheries patrols in western Fiji in the past week […]

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NZDF Fine Tunes Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Plans

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Fine Tunes Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Plans

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Fine Tunes Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Plans The New Zealand Defence Force has conducted at least four HADR operations in the past three years. 9 June 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) sent a team to Niue recently to look at […]

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Exercise Blackbird Flys into Marlborough

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Exercise Blackbird Flys into Marlborough

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Exercise Blackbird Flys into Marlborough An A109 helicopter. 9 June 2017 For the next ten days No. 3 Squadron from the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) will be completing their annual mountain flying and level readiness training for pilots and crew. Exercise Blackbird […]

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Guarding The Battle Colour

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Guarding The Battle Colour

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Guarding The Battle Colour Guarding a regimental colour is a serious job and a Hawke’s Bay soldier has been tasked with ensuring it gets safely to the other side of the world and back to commemorate a First World War battle.

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From Marton to Messines Battle Grounds

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on From Marton to Messines Battle Grounds

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: From Marton to Messines Battle Grounds Flight Sergeant Cadet Aaron Mulligan visits some of the fallen from the Battle of Messines, alongside Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association representative Derek Nees. 8 June 2016 Honouring service and sacrifice has been a continued effort […]

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Law, Order and Respect 100 Years on

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Law, Order and Respect 100 Years on

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Law, Order and Respect 100 Years on Leading Military Policeman Logan McKay is beating a drum for the fallen soldiers of the Battle of Messines in Belgium. 8 June 2017 A rugby-playing Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) policeman is on the Western Front taking […]

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NZDF Delivering a Tonne of Books to Solomon Islands

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Delivering a Tonne of Books to Solomon Islands

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Delivering a Tonne of Books to Solomon Islands Honiara City Library serves the city’s estimated 64,000 people and has about 6500 books in its collection. 6 June 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is delivering about a tonne of textbooks and children’s […]

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NZDF Completes Hydrographic Survey in Cook Islands

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Completes Hydrographic Survey in Cook Islands

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Completes Hydrographic Survey in Cook Islands An 11-member team from the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Littoral Warfare Unit recently conducted a hydrographic survey for Land Information New Zealand to identify uncharted navigational hazards in Rarotonga and Penrhyn, two of the main islands in […]

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Youngster Proud to Join Battle of Messines Commemoration in Belgium

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Youngster Proud to Join Battle of Messines Commemoration in Belgium

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Youngster Proud to Join Battle of Messines Commemoration in Belgium Warrant Officer Cadet Austen Rangi pays his respects at his great-great-uncle’s grave in Belgium. 6 June 2017 A Royal New Zealand Navy Cadet is enjoying the highlight of his career so far, travelling to […]

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Service and Sacrifice For an Army Cadet in Belgium

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Service and Sacrifice For an Army Cadet in Belgium

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Service and Sacrifice For an Army Cadet in Belgium 7 June 2016 An Army Cadet is gearing up for a career in the Defence Force, but first she will represent the youth of New Zealand overseas at the commemorations of a battle fought a […]

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