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News & Updates
RNZAF offers Nelsonian a second chance at aviation engineering career
Nelson’s Caleb Mansbridge has his dream job in his sights again after joining the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and following his passion for engineering.
Career change for new RNZAF recruit
A strong desire to help people was the turning point for Ron Varghese to join the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) as a medic.
Statement by Chief of Defence Force Air Marshal Kevin Short on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Today I join our personnel of the New Zealand Defence Force in mourning the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Maori Battalion medals in the hands of whānau
The families of four Hawke’s Bay Maori Battalion soldiers who fought in World War II have been given their original World War II medals – 75 years after they returned home.
Drumming a new beat
The Royal New Zealand Navy band’s newly-constructed drums are creating a wow flavour to their top-tier performances this year.