A Force for New Zealand
Every hour of the day, 365 days a year, we protect New Zealand’s interests at sea, safeguard peace and stability within our neighbouring regions and further afield, and help others in times of need with agile air operations across the world.
News & Updates
NZDF staff member makes history at Parliament Opening
New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Deputy Director Visits and Ceremonial Sandra McKie made history at the State Opening of Parliament today, as the first female Usher of the Black Rod in the 128-year history of the role in this country.
Soldier, firefighter and football coach takes NZDF Volunteer of Year Award
Manawatū Soldier Ed Dore-Wright’s commitment to his community as a firefighter, football coach and Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association (RNZRSA) member have led to him being awarded the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Volunteer of the Year 2020.
Charges laid against Linton soldier
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) can advise that the Director of Military Prosecutions has laid charges in the Court Martial of New Zealand against a Linton-based soldier who has continued name suppression.
NZDF Training Team Leaves Fiji With Military Ties In Good Heart
A New Zealand Defence Force training team is leaving Fiji this week having provided local troops with practical instruction in a range of areas from life-saving first aid to hydrographic surveying techniques.