NZDF

Welcome to NZDF

The New Zealand Defence Force comprises of just over 14,000 people. This includes around 8,900 Regular Force, 2,200 Reserve Force, and 2,900 civil staff members across the armed services of Navy, Army and Air Force.

 

Latest News 

Helicopter Crewman SGT Timmy Wilson in action with one of three Iroquois training in low-level alpine flying at Exercise Blackbird.

26 September 2014

Helicopter Crewman SGT Timmy Wilson in action with one of three Iroquois training in low-level alpine flying at Exercise Blackbird.

Air Force Holds Year's Largest Helicopter Exercise In Marlborough

Media Releases

This section offers the latest Defence Force news. We regularly issue statements and background information to the media.

Personnel archives.

Personnel Records at NZDF Archives

This section provides information about how to apply for military service records from NZDF Archives, what to expect from the files and where to go for further information.

Deployment map.

Overseas Deployments

There are currently 114 NZDF personnel deployed on nine operations and UN missions across ten countries.