Public Information

New Zealand Defence Force is accountable to the public of New Zealand for the spending necessary to maintain a world class force of service men and women across the three armed services of Navy, Army and Air Force.

This page provides access to a range of statutory and legislative documents as well as other information of public interest. Together this information provides visibility of how the New Zealand Defence Force works, the activities we're involved in, what we have achieved, and the strategic inputs that guide us.

Strategies & Plans

Strategies & Plans

Operational Guidance


Official Information


Estate & Infrastructure

Health & Safety

Diversity & Inclusion

Legislation & Regulation

Reviews & Inquiries

Commemorations, Conferences & Events


Strategic Defence Policy Statement Strategic Defence Policy Statement [pdf | 2.39MB | 40 pages]
NZDF Annual Report 2019 NZDF Annaul Report 2019 [pdf | 8.04MB | 272 pages]


Defence Capability Statement 2019 Defence Capability Plan 2019 [pdf | 1.42MB | 44 pages]


This page was last reviewed on 7 April 2020.