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Navy Today - Issue 264, April 2022
In our April edition of Navy Today two mine clearance divers from the Royal Canadian Navy are here to sample our skills and show what's possible for women who are eyeing up the diving trade. We profile our two newest Commanding Officers, of HMNZS Aotearoa and Devonport Naval Base and much more.
Navy Today - Issue 263, March 2022
March’s Navy Today magazine is out now. Read about HMNZS Aotearoa’s maiden voyage to Antarctica, the life of a Defence Adviser in Fiji, on duty in South Korea, why we still learn Morse code, serving on the Royal Yacht and more.
Navy Today - Issue 262, February 2022
In our February Navy Today we explore the resources and personnel that made up the three-ship humanitarian mission to Tonga. We recap the successes of CTF 150 with their drug interdictions in the Indian Ocean.
Our profiles this month include three of our newest junior officers, and a senior officer fronting for fisheries sustainability in the Solomon Islands and wider – until the riots came. HMNZS Te Mana tells us how they spent Christmas and HMNZS Aotearoa’s engineering officer tells us about his quirky watch collection.
Navy Today - Issue 261, December 2021
In this issue read about the workhorse ethic of HMNZS Wellington, just back from the Western Pacific and straight back out to the Solomon Islands, the Navy team at NATO’s premier explosive ordnance disposal exercise in Iceland, our 2020 Sailor of the Year, and HMNZS Aotearoa going to Antarctica next year.
Navy Today - Issue 260, November 2021
In this issue read about the highlights from Bersama Gold, Singapore, where is the Navy across the world, our new Maritime Component Commander, drug busts with CTF 150, our Chef of the Year and more.
Navy Today - Issue 259, October 2021
The October Navy Today has landed. In this issue read about 80 years of RNZN history, our personnel on the front line of Operation Protect, HMNZS Te Kaha and HMNZS Aotearoa doing the hard work in South East Asia and much more.
Navy Today - Issue 258, September 2021
Find out there’s more to our divers than going underwater, as they get to grips with a variety of explosives. We catch up with the upcoming missions for HMNZS Canterbury, HMNZS Aotearoa and HMNZS Te Kaha as they progress towards deployments in South East Asia. What makes a good officer? We meet the staff who bring out the best in our young men and women during their 22-week training. We catch up with 100-year-old war veteran Jack Monaghan, meet Assistant Defence Attache LTCDR Tuijo Thompson in Singapore, and bring you the latest Navy rugby action.
Navy Today - Issue 257, August 2021
In this issue we showcase the great work of HMNZS Wellington and her crew, on a mission to Tokelau and the Cook Islands to deliver vaccines. We detail a new way for our experienced sailors to commission as officers, and meet a Waikato nurse who’s getting taste of military life as a naval reservist. Our NZDF Maori Cultural Advisor, Lieutenant Jack Rudolph, talks about Navy life in the eighties, and we have a one-on-one with our Defence Attaché in Washington DC.
Navy Today - Issue 256, July 2021
Going Under! Our divers are the poster team for our July edition of Navy Today, as they refine their techniques with stealthy rebreather equipment in a secluded bay in the far North. We meet HMNZS Manawanui’s new Commanding Officer, and find out what it takes to become qualified as a ship’s diver. A Devonport local writes an article about the excitement of watching a Navy graduation through the fence, and we profile some of our newest qualified officers. Navy historian Gerry Wright talks about Navy life in the fifties, as we progress towards our 80th anniversary this year.
Navy Today - Issue 255, June 2021
This June edition shows Navy re-introducing Surface Supplied Breathing Apparatus diving into its capability. We travel to Marlborough to watch the Seasprites learning to fly in mountains, and our hydrographers working with the NZ Police on body recovery exercises. HMNZS Matataua get into community work in Whakatane, while HMNZS Aotearoa visits Wellington. We celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Navy Museum and publish the historical accounts of Ken Searle, Fleet Air Arm, who arrived in England just too late for the war.