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The NZDF is describing an operation to seize 250kg of heroin on the "smack track" off the coast of Tanzania as a blow against terrorism.
Flying restrictions on the Air Force's NH90 helicopters are in place after an emergency landing near Blenheim.
The Defence Force denies it tried to stop civilian staff taking part in a strike for better pay, but the workers' union says it acted unlawfully.
Al Gillespie of Waikato University on Lieutenant General Tim Keating's response to the Hit and Run book on Afghanistan SAS operations. Audio
The NZDF is rejecting a new book's claims that SAS soldiers led a raid which killed and injured civilians, including a three-year-old girl, in Afghanistan. Video, Audio
Up to 500 extra people could be stationed at Ohakea if Singapore uses it to train its F-15 fighter jet pilots.
An Air Force Hercules is expected back in Christchurch today after flying to Australia to pick up supplies to fight the Port Hills fire. Audio
The sinking of the HMS Neptune 75 years ago, in which 150 New Zealanders lost their lives, is being commemorated in Wellington. Audio
Small pockets may be sold for housing, but most of Watts Peninsula will become a public reserve.
A convoy of 31 Defence Force trucks set off from Culverden to reach Kaikoura on the Inland Road this morning. RNZ reporter Maja Burry went with them. Video, Audio
New Zealand's military role in Iraq is to be expanded, with the government giving approval for troops to offer training at a third military base.
New Zealand First is calling for a commission of inquiry into a helicopter crash that killed three Air Force officers on Anzac Day 2010.
The Defence Force has received government approval for a $1.5 billion upgrade of its buildings and facilities.
New Zealand troops have taken part in the Bastille Day parade in Paris, led by Māori soldiers.
The NZDF is rehearsing in Paris for its part in the French Bastille Day military parade on 14 July.
New Zealand troops will spend another two years in Afghanistan helping to train local soldiers.
HMNZS Te Kaha has arrived at Pearl Harbor to take part in the world's largest maritime warfare exercise.
Power Play - The Prime Minister's decision to extend NZ's deployment to Iraq shouldn't have come as a surprise, writes Jane Patterson.
The government will spend $20 billion on the Defence Force in a long-term investment plan that includes a new cyber security system for defence networks.
Villages in remote parts of Fiji still need aid after being struck by Cyclone Winston nearly two months ago. The New Zealand Defence Force has been among those delivering supplies around the country… Audio