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The Defence Force had more than 700 personnel directly involved in the Covid-19 response during alert level 4.
One of the country's best-known waiata has proven so catchy a US Defence Force musician says it's been "on a loop" in his head for weeks. Video, Audio
New Zealand's lockdown has had all sorts of unexpected results - but one of the more unusual is a musical collaboration between New Zealand and US armed forces.
Performers from navy, army and… Video, Audio
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A Defence Force helicopter has now joined the search for two trampers missing in a remote part of north-west Nelson.
Jessica O'Connor and Dion Reynolds, both 23 and from the Tasman area, started out… Audio
The former Defence Force employee pleaded admitted false accounting and theft in a special relationship.
A New Zealand Defence Force Hercules has travelled to Vanuatu to deliver more than 13,500 kilograms of supplies. Audio
New Zealanders are being asked whether military veterans and current service personnel should get better health care and support.
The Minister for Veterans, Ron Mark, has launched a survey which will… Audio
Dozens of academics and human rights activists are urging the government to avoid sending troops to a naval exercise in the US amid fears of Covid-19 spreading.
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New Zealand soldiers whose base in Iraq was hit by rockets are being reunited with their families, starting today.
Meet the project leader of the hundred man honour guard and some of the young men who walked in the footsteps of their tupuna.
NZDF personnel are on their way home from Iraq - and some have arrived arrived already.
The New Zealand Defence Force says it's well-prepared and ready to assist in the response to Covid-19.
It already has people with specialist skills working with government agencies. Further… Audio
The head of the Defence Force had to sign a special exemption prior to the recovery operation on Whakaari/White Island, bypassing Health and Safety protocols and acknowledging the extreme risk… Audio
After the book Hit and Run was released in 2017, then-defence chief Tim Keating wrote to General Petr Pavel at NATO.
Official Information Act documents from the military, released to RNZ, show a delay in police vetting checks, which are done during the job application process.
Two young Navy sailors have escaped prison time for dealing in drugs.
The men pleaded guilty before a Court Martial to obtaining and supplying the class-B drug MDMA, which is better known as ecstasy.
Graham Hickman tells Lynn Freeman that the inaugural New Zealand Military Tattoo is a celebration of the country's military history, to honour and thank servicemen and women, past and present. The New… Audio
An Air Force leading aircraftsman, Tom Lowther, has pleaded guilty to six charges of offering and supplying the class B drug MDMA.