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Eleven sailors from Royal New Zealand Navy tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR spent Anzac Day in Sydney, marching alongside their recent Australian shipmates. Successful Shipmates Share Anzac Day
If someone had said to Flight Sergeant (F/S) Chris Wilson that he would be overcome with emotion when he found his Great Great Grandfather's name at the memorial at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli, he would have laughed at them. But that is exactly what happened when he was there recently for the Anzac Day services. Waimauku Man Finds His Great Great Grandfather At Gallipoli
New Zealand’s contribution to Afghanistan has made a significant difference to the lives of Afghans, Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant General (LTGEN) Rhys Jones, said today. Defence Force Mission In Afghanistan - A Significant Contribution
Eighty-four New Zealand veterans of the War in the Pacific departed for New Caledonia today, where they will attend a commemoration to mark the 70th anniversary of New Zealand’s involvement in the War in the Pacific. Pacific War Veterans Depart For New Caledonia
The New Zealand Defence Force is pleased that so many members of the public will join them wearing medals on Anzac Day, and have provided some guidance about how medals can be worn with pride. Wearing Family Member's Medals With Pride On Anzac Day
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As required by the Public Finance Act 1989, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) produces an annual report for the House of Representatives. This provides a report on the NZDF's strategic initiatives, output expenses, and financial performance for the year under review. Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012 [pdf - 3.43Mb - 196 pages]
- Under statute - the Public Finance Act 1989 - all government departments and agencies are required to produce a Statement of Intent. The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Statement of Intent is a medium-term strategic document produced annually and tabled in the House of Representatives on Budget Day (normally late May) every year. Essentially, as the title implies, the SOI provides a summary of what the NZDF intends to achieve over the medium term (three to five years) and how it intends to do this. New Zealand Defence Force - Statement of Intent for the period 1 July 2012- 30 June 2015 [pdf 487 kb]
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