Following the release of the 2016 Defence White Paper, the NZDF undertook a review of its 2035 Strategy (Future35
| pdf | 4.5mb | 14 pages) to ensure it remained aligned to government expectations. The review found that while the direction of the 2035 Strategy remained relevant, NZDF leaders believed we could accelerate the execution of our plans.
Strategy25 - Integrated Defence Force, outlines the next step in the journey we’ve actually been taking for sometime – from our 2015 goal to develop the Joint Task Force, and then the 2020 goals around Enhanced Combat Capability. Strategy25 - Integrated Defence Force, is all about reaching for the next horizon.
NZDF 2025 Strategy Blueprint - [pdf | 2.75mb | 21 pages]