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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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Strong Public Support for NZDFs Largest Military Exercise

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Strong Public Support for NZDFs Largest Military Exercise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Strong Public Support for NZDFs Largest Military Exercise A Sailor from the Royal New Zealand Navy assists in putting a life jacket on one of the role players during the mock IDP evacuation. 30 October 2017 About 150 volunteers took part as role-players last […]

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Minister Visits Exercise Southern Katipo

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on Minister Visits Exercise Southern Katipo

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: Minister Visits Exercise Southern Katipo Defence Minister Ron Mark is welcomed on board HMNZS Canterbury by the ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Matt Wray, and Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Emma Broederlow. 29 October 2017 Defence Minister Ron Mark has spent today visiting New Zealand Defence Force […]

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NZDF to Mark Battle of Beersheba Centenary in Israel

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF to Mark Battle of Beersheba Centenary in Israel

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF to Mark Battle of Beersheba Centenary in Israel 28 October 2017 A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent will mark the centenary of the Battle of Beersheba (Be’er Sheva) with Australian counterparts at Be’er Sheva, Southern Israel, on 31 October. “The Battle of […]

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NZ Navy Ship Helps Stricken Fijian Fishing Boat

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZ Navy Ship Helps Stricken Fijian Fishing Boat

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Navy Ship Helps Stricken Fijian Fishing Boat Crew members of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s Inshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS Hawea helped a stricken Fijian fishing vessel while conducting fisheries patrols on Tuesday about 28 kilometres west of Nadi. 25 October 2017 Kiwi ingenuity […]

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NZDF Troops Eager to Begin Iraq Mission

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Defence, News, Public Sector, Security  /  Comments Off on NZDF Troops Eager to Begin Iraq Mission

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Defence Force – Release/Statement Headline: NZDF Troops Eager to Begin Iraq Mission Major General Tim Gall, the Commander Joint Forces New Zealand, talks to New Zealand Defence Force troops before they left today for Australia in the first stage of their deployment to Iraq. 25 October 2017 The sixth […]

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