9 May 2023

Defence force gets a major boost

From Morning Report, 8:18 am on 9 May 2023

Defence force personnel and former defence ministers are applauding a large boost to the military's funding in the upcoming Budget.

Almost $750 million will be spent on wages and the upgrade of defence force infrastructure.

Defence Force

Photo: RNZ / Samuel Rillstone

Former defence minister Wayne Mapp spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.