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Fields of Remembrance open to the public this weekend

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:57:30 +1300 | Auckland Council

A month-long commemoration programme to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended fighting on the Western Front during World War One will be open to the public from Saturday, October 20 . New Zealand will be the first country in the world ...More >>

Twitter releases Potential Information Operation Content

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:10:10 +1300 | Twitter

Today we are releasing all the accounts and related content associated with potential information operations that we have found on our service since 2016. We had previously disclosed these activities, but are now releasing substantially more information ...More >>

Organise Aotearoa holds protest outside NZDF offices

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:24:21 +1300 | Organise Aotearoa

Organise Aotearoa, a new socialist organisation is holding a joint protest today with Auckland Peace Action to condemn war crimes, including the killing of children, perpetrated by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) in Afghanistan. The protest is ...More >>

Organise Aotearoa condemns NZDF culture of abuse

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:01:49 +1300 | Organise Aotearoa

A North & South magazine article released today details the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) involvement in war crimes, and reveals a culture of sexual abuse and homophobia. More >>

Action against NZDF crimes & toxic culture tomorrow

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:51:28 +1300 | Auckland Peace Action

“Auckland Peace Action and Organise Aotearoa are holding a demonstration outside the NZDF recruiting office at 284 Great North Road tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 October at 12:30 to demand justice and an end to the war in Afghanistan. People are invited ...More >>

North & South alleges heinous crimes in our armed forces

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:50:57 +1300 | Bauer Media

Disturbing new allegations of war crimes and sexual violence inside New Zealand’s armed forces – alongside dangerous binge drinking, bullying and a crisis of post-deployment mental health problems – are revealed in investigative journalist Nicky Hager’s ...More >>

NZDF transports water purification plant to disaster zone

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:09:42 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has transported components of a water purification plant to the Indonesian city of Palu, to help ease the acute shortage of drinking water in areas hardest hit by last month’s earthquake and tsunami. Flight Lieutenant ...More >>

Passchendaele Memorial Commemoration

Mon, 8 Oct 2018 14:14:01 +1300 | The Passchendaele Society

On Friday, October 12th 2018 the Passchendaele Society will host a Commemoration in the First World War Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum at 11.00am. More >>

Q+A: David Shearer interviewed by Corin Dann

Mon, 8 Oct 2018 09:16:33 +1300 | TVNZ

CORIN DANN: Would you like to see New Zealand contribute more (to UN Peacekeeping efforts around the world)? More >>

Repatriated Sailor And Soldier Returned to Families

Sun, 7 Oct 2018 19:40:57 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Navy sailor and New Zealand Army soldier repatriated from Korea have been returned to their families at an arrival ceremony at RNZAF Base Auckland (Whenuapai).More >>

Symantec uncovers new activity from APT28

Fri, 5 Oct 2018 13:01:11 +1300 | Symantec

Symantec uncovers new activity from APT28 Symantec research reveals the espionage group APT28 has returned to covert intelligence operations designed to stay in the shadows. The group is associated with the 2016 election and WADA cyber-attacks and ...More >>

GCSB: Malicious cyber activity attributed to Russia

Thu, 4 Oct 2018 13:06:28 +1300 | Government Communications Security Bureau

Malicious cyber activity attributed to Russia The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has established clear links between the Russian government and a campaign of malicious cyber activity targeting overseas political institutions, businesses, ...More >>

History in stitches at Canterbury Museum

Mon, 1 Oct 2018 12:05:34 +1300 | Canterbury Museum

An embroidered tapestry commemorating the Kiwi connection an English community forged during World War One will be displayed at Canterbury Museum from 6 October to 3 November.More >>

Minister of Defence to open peacekeeping conference

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 16:52:21 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister of Defence Ron Mark will today open the annual International Association of Peacekeeping Training Centre conference. This year the conference is being held in Auckland.More >>

NZDF Finds Two Men Adrift in the Pacific

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 18:50:04 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Finds Two Men Adrift in the Pacific The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has found two men adrift on a boat in the Pacific, four days after two fishermen were reported missing in Kiribati. Group Captain Daniel Hunt, the Acting Air Component ...More >>

From Drum ‘N’ Bass to Flying High with Air Force in Concert

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:45:10 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

Leading New Zealand drummer Darren Mathiassen will be keeping a military beat next week when he performs in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Band’s annual concert in Wellington.More >>

NZDF Begins Repatriation of Service Personnel in Korea

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 13:01:34 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Begins Repatriation of Service Personnel in Korea The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has begun repatriating two service personnel buried in Korea. This is the fourth tranche of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is bringing ...More >>

Repatriated sailors returned to families in Auckland

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 12:13:24 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

Two Royal New Zealand Navy sailors repatriated from England have been returned to their families at an arrival ceremony at Devonport Naval Base. The remains of Leading Engineering Mechanic William Goodwin and Engine Room Artificer Apprentice Philip ...More >>

About 160 Vessels Inspected During NZ-Fiji Patrols

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:49:53 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

About 160 vessels in Fijian waters were inspected during combined maritime surveillance patrols by New Zealand and Fiji agencies since June. More >>

Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:12:41 +1200 | New Zealand Defence Force

Sailor And Soldier to Be Repatriated From Korea The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating next week a sailor and soldier buried in South Korea. This is the fourth tranche of project Te Auraki (The Return), under which the NZDF is ...More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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