Tag Archives: New Zealand Defence Force

Women in the NZDF – Beyond the Uniform: LIFE ON DUTY

Women in the NZDF – Beyond the Uniform: LIFE ON DUTY

Watch as six servicewomen from the New Zealand Defence Force discuss how they balance family and friends with work, and how they are supported in their challenging but rewarding…

A Force For New Zealand

A Force For New Zealand

Check out this beautifully filmed video for the New Zealand Defence Force. The New Zealand Defence Force consists of three services: the New Zealand Army; the Royal New Zealand…

New Zealand Explains Haka to Turkey in Gesture of Goodwill at Chunuk Bair

New Zealand Explains Haka to Turkey in Gesture of Goodwill at Chunuk Bair

“A haka has been performed at a Gallipoli commemoration service for the first time in years after Turkish concerns about “offensive” gestures were resolved”, writes Lloyd Jones for The Sydney Morning Herald. Before the New Zealand…

Prince Charles Made Honorary Head of NZ Defence

Prince Charles Made Honorary Head of NZ Defence

Prince Charles has been appointed Admiral of the Fleet of the Royal New Zealand Navy, Field Marshal of the Army and Marshal of the Air Force. “These appointments recognise the consistent and strong support Prince…

New Zealand soldiers perform Haka for fallen comrades in Afghanistan

New Zealand soldiers perform Haka for fallen comrades in Afghanistan

Watch this heart-wrenching and powerful video of The New Zealand Defence Force performing a traditional Maori funeral Haka as a farewell to three of their colleagues who were killed…

Deployment to Timor-Leste

Deployment to Timor-Leste

A 62-strong New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent has left for a six-month deployment to Timor-Leste to support the Australian-led International Stabilization Force (ISF) in the country. The NZDF has supported various peacekeeping operations…

Small But Mighty

Small But Mighty

The New Zealand Defence Force is reviewed by military publication Jane’s which describes the Force as “always attempting to perform on the world stage at a level that belies the size of its defence…