A Force for New Zealand
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News & Updates
Air Force Hercules in US for international exercise
A C-130 Hercules aircraft from No. 40 Squadron and 47 personnel of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) are in Alexandria, Louisiana taking part in this year’s Exercise Green Flag 21, along with the US Air Force, US Army and the Italian Air Force.
Delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Palmerston Island completed
Royal New Zealand Navy Ship HMNZS Wellington and her crew have successfully delivered Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to the eligible population of Palmerston Island in the Northern Cook Islands.
Navy Band on tour in South Island
The Royal New Zealand Navy Band will be on tour in the lower South Island from 27 July-3 August.
Royal Canadian Navy frigate to visit Auckland
The Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Calgary will visit Auckland in early August, in the first visit by a foreign military ship since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year.
Delivery of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Tokelau complete
The first leg of a 5000 nautical mile trip to transport Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to one of the most remote places in the world is complete, with HMNZS Wellington successfully delivering the vaccine consignment to the Fakaofo, Nukunonu and Atafu atolls of Tokelau.