Army News is a monthly publication for our Regular Force, Reservists and civilian staff, and provides regular updates and information on personnel, capabilities, operations and exercises.

September 2021, Issue 526

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Read about our effort to evacuate Kabul, the trial of cutting edge technology to improve driver safety, and the coveted Lone Pine Competition.

August 2021, Issue 525

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Read about how our soldiers are supporting communities, go behind the scenes while they conduct exercises, and learn what it’s like to be in the Military Police.

July 2021, Issue 524

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Read about developments in night vision equipment, our recent firepower demonstration, the Leonard Manning Memorial pistol shoot, and much more. 

June 2021, Issue 523

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Read about our Canterbury floods effort, celebrate our first general list female Brigadier, learn how work in the Managed Isolation Facilities is going, and go behind the scenes during our recent training in Tekapo and Waiouru.

May 2021, Issue 522

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Read about Sue Gingles and her long wait for her Red Diamond, how we train our young soldiers, the New Zealand Army Band's visit to Stewart Island, and much more.

April 2021, Issue 521

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Read about our 175th commemorations, the soldiers honoured for what they did following the Iraq shell attack, our recent training, and much more.

March 2021, Issue 520

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Read about our 20 year commitment to Afghanistan finishing, how our troops are doing in Operation Protect, Maori Battalion families finally get their loved ones’ medals and more.

February 2021, Issue 519

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Read about Te Ruapekapeka and its significance to our Army, what it’s like to be an Information Systems Operator, our newest officers graduate, and more.

November/December 2020, Issue 518

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Meet our Person of the Year, reflect on our White Island effort one year on, see what’s in store for our Army in the future, and much more.

October 2020, Issue 517

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Read about how the NZ Army has helped train more than 5000 Afghan officers, our latest amphibious warfare capability is tested, and the exercises that are keeping our troops at the top of their game.

September 2020, Issue 516

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Read about what the Army is doing in the fight against Covid 19, including a message from the Chief of Army that talks about how Op Protect is bringing out the Army’s true character.

There are stories on many of our people, ranging from a top musician and new Reservist commander, to a Sikh signaller and our top sportswomen.

August 2020, Issue 515

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Get the latest updates on our ARMY25 strategy, meet our new Deputy Chief of Army, Join our soldiers assisting in the Pacific and learn what it takes to become a Commando.

July 2020, Issue 514

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Go behind the scenes of Exercise Steel Talon, learn about our new Bushmaster NZ5.5 vehicles, and remember the Korean war with our veterans.

June 2020, Issue 513

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Follow our newest soldiers journeys to the Red Diamond, read the Chief of Army's message on future force generation, and look behind the scenes of Exercise Steel Talon.

May 2020, Issue 512

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We welcome Warrant Officer Class One Wiremu Moffitt as Sergeant Major of the Army, review the revised Training Year in response to Covid-19 conditions, and Private Kyla Smith shares her combat driving experiences.

April 2020, Issue 511

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We look at responding to COVID-19 through community care packages, our personnel returning home from Iraq, testing our new zodiac vessels, and building resilience during a pandemic.

March 2020, Issue 510

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We celebrate 175 years of Ngāti Tūmatauenga, dive into Exercise Venom Strike, and follow Logistics personnel as they aid our communities.

February 2020

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We look at our involvement in the White Island response, Southland Flooding, Australian Bushfires, NZ Army Shooting Competition and more. 

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