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NZDF Searches for Missing Kiribati Fishermen

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Searches for Missing Kiribati Fishermen

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Searches for Missing Kiribati Fishermen The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has launched a search and rescue operation for three Kiribati fishermen who have been missing in the Pacific Ocean for more than three days.

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Iraqi Troops Now Helping Train Their Own

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Iraqi Troops Now Helping Train Their Own

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Iraqi Troops Now Helping Train Their Own  Iraqi troops trained by a combined New Zealand-Australian task group are helping deliver training in precision shooting, marking a significant step in the Iraqi Army’s efforts to develop a self-sustaining force. 16 October 2017 Iraqi troops trained […]

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NZDF – Further Statement – Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF – Further Statement – Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise

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

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Moving Commemorations Mark New Zealand’s Worst Military Disaster

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Moving Commemorations Mark New Zealand’s Worst Military Disaster

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Moving Commemorations Mark New Zealand’s Worst Military Disaster 13 October 2017 In a marked contrast to the weather 100 years ago, the New Zealand National Service commemorating the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele was held in brilliant sunshine in front of more than […]

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Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Death of NZDF Soldier During Training Exercise 13 October 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force can confirm that a member of the Special Operations Force has died during a maritime counter-terrorism training exercise off the Coromandel Peninsula this morning. The next of kin have […]

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Drummer Can’t Wait to be Part of Air Force Band Concert

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Drummer Can’t Wait to be Part of Air Force Band Concert

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Drummer Can’t Wait to be Part of Air Force Band Concert Royal New Zealand Air Force Band drummer Jeremy Richardson says The Air Force In Concert provides a great opportunity for the band members to showcase their skills. 12 October 2017 Hutt-based drummer Jeremy […]

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Wellington Musician Looking Forward to Challenge of Air Force Band Concert

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Wellington Musician Looking Forward to Challenge of Air Force Band Concert

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington Musician Looking Forward to Challenge of Air Force Band Concert Royal New Zealand Air Force Band member Byron Newton says The Air Force In Concert will have a bit of everything. 11 October 2017 Byron Newton is looking forward to the challenge of […]

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New Zealand’s Darkest Day at Passchendaele Still Felt Strongly by Manawatu Family

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s Darkest Day at Passchendaele Still Felt Strongly by Manawatu Family

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s Darkest Day at Passchendaele Still Felt Strongly by Manawatu Family Bringing aroha from Aotearoa to a grave in Belgium, Warrant Officer Class 1 Hone Dalton, his brother-in-law Ben Reedy, sister Denise Dalton-Reedy and brother Ben Dalton. 11 October 2017 When the call […]

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Auckland Navy Officer has Special Connection to Passchendaele

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Auckland Navy Officer has Special Connection to Passchendaele

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland Navy Officer has Special Connection to Passchendaele Warrant Officer Te Kani Te Wiata is leading the Māori Cultural Group performing at New Zealand commemorations for the Battle of Passchendaele centenary in Belgium. 11 October 2017 Royal New Zealand Navy Warrant Officer Te Kani […]

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Music Director Delivers Personal Performance to Those Lost at Passchendaele

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Music Director Delivers Personal Performance to Those Lost at Passchendaele

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Music Director Delivers Personal Performance to Those Lost at Passchendaele  Major Graham Hickman is Director of Music of the NZDF band performing in Belgium for Passchendaele centenary commemorations. 10 October 2017 When Major Graham Hickman, DSD, performs at the Battle of Passchendaele commemorative service […]

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NZDF Vocalist Prepares for Emotional Commemoration at Passchendaele Centenary

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Vocalist Prepares for Emotional Commemoration at Passchendaele Centenary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Vocalist Prepares for Emotional Commemoration at Passchendaele Centenary Able Musician Rebecca Nelson at the grave of her great, great-uncle Private Tom Nelson, who was killed in action in January 1918. New Zealand Army Band bugler Lance Corporal Raynor Martin played the Last Post […]

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Hawke’s Bay Woman Discovers Family Connections at Passchendaele

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Hawke’s Bay Woman Discovers Family Connections at Passchendaele

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Hawke’s Bay Woman Discovers Family Connections at Passchendaele Being selected as one of the 14 Youth Ambassadors travelling with the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent to the Battle of Passchendaele centenary commemorations is one of the highlights of Keeley Grevatt’s life.

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Passchendaele Music Takes on New Meaning for Soldier

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Passchendaele Music Takes on New Meaning for Soldier

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Passchendaele Music Takes on New Meaning for Soldier Lance Corporal Raynor Martin and Leading Aircraftman Jacob Randall played music together as teenagers and are now performing together at the Passchendaele centenary commemorations in Belgium. 9 October 2017 When Lance Corporal Raynor Martin plays the […]

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Chief of Defence Force to Attend Passchendaele Ceremony

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Chief of Defence Force to Attend Passchendaele Ceremony

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Chief of Defence Force to Attend Passchendaele Ceremony 7 October 2017 The Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General Tim Keating, has left New Zealand to attend the Passchendaele Centenary commemoration in Belgium and visit counterparts in Denmark and Italy. Lieutenant General Keating said Passchendaele […]

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New Zealand Soldier Hopes to Return WWI German Wallet

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Soldier Hopes to Return WWI German Wallet

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand Soldier Hopes to Return WWI German Wallet The wallet that German officer H Held gave to Private Ray Cullen during the liberation of Le Quesnoy in 1918. 7 October 2017       It’s just an empty wallet, but for Private Hayden Cullen, of Cambridge, […]

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Army Nurse Embraces New Challenge on the High Seas

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Army Nurse Embraces New Challenge on the High Seas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Army Nurse Embraces New Challenge on the High Seas Lieutenant Adrienne Langford is revelling in life in the New Zealand Army. 6 October 2017 One of the main motivations for Lieutenant Adrienne Langford when joining the New Zealand Army as a nursing officer was […]

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NZDF Transports More Aid to Vanuatu

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Transports More Aid to Vanuatu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Transports More Aid to Vanuatu Personnel from the New Zealand Defence Force and Vanuatu’s disaster management agency help unload two tonnes of supplies for the thousands of evacuees from Ambae Island. 6 October 2017 The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has delivered two […]

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NZDF’s Maritime Patrols in Fiji Detects More Infringements

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF’s Maritime Patrols in Fiji Detects More Infringements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF’s Maritime Patrols in Fiji Detects More Infringements A combined team from the New Zealand Defence Force, the Ministry for Primary Industries and Fijian Government agencies has boarded almost 500 ships in maritime security and fisheries patrols of Fiji’s maritime water. 6 October 2017 […]

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Southland Soldier Visits Relative’s Resting Place at Passchendaele

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Southland Soldier Visits Relative’s Resting Place at Passchendaele

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Southland Soldier Visits Relative’s Resting Place at Passchendaele Sergeant Daniel Hapuku will visit the grave of his great-uncle, Private Manukura Karamaene Hapuku, while in Belgium to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. 5 October 2017 Sergeant Daniel Hapuku will make a special […]

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Centenary Services in Belgium Commemorate Battle of Broodseinde

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Centenary Services in Belgium Commemorate Battle of Broodseinde

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Centenary Services in Belgium Commemorate Battle of Broodseinde Members of the New Zealand Defence Force during of the New Zealand Service of Remembrance at Nine Elms Cemetery in Poperinge, Belgium. 5 August 2017 Two New Zealand services in Belgium have paid tribute to the […]

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