Print Header

Media Release Summary Page

Media Releases for 2017:

Return to current listing

January
NZDF Players Win Tennis Wheelchair Award
Lessons of 2012 Guide Traffic Plan for Air Tattoo at Ohakea
NZDF Firefighters to Help Control Whitianga Bush Fire
Feast of Fast Jets at Ohakea Air Tattoo
February
German Tourist Missing on Mt Taranaki
NZDF Delivers Textbooks for Fiji's Cyclone-Damaged Schools
Singaporean Defence Chief Visiting New Zealand
NZDF to Help Counter Piracy and Trafficking in the Middle East
Aucklander Leads NZDF Force to Counter Piracy and Trafficking in the Middle East
NZDF Makes World-First Southern Launch to Study Massive Waves
RNZAF Orion Leaves for Middle East to Help Counter Piracy and Trafficking
NZDF World Masters Games Team Announced
NZDF Transports Books for Disadvantaged Children in PNG
NZDF Firefighters Help Battle Fires in Canterbury and Hawke's Bay
The British are Coming to RNZAF Air Show
NZDF Steps Up Firefighting Support For Canterbury
NZDF Sends More Personnel To Battle Port Hills Fire
NZDF Lifts Performance in 2016 Census
Expertise Will Keep Air Show Traffic Flowing
NZDF Sets Up Field Kitchen For Christchurch's Emergency Workers
NZ Troops Help Train More Than 20000 Iraqi Soldiers
Vintage Harvard Plane On Show At Air Tattoo
Service At Bougainville Peace Talks Qualifies For Medal
Black Falcons Aerobatic Team to Fly Past
March
Statement on Defence House
NZDF Celebrates Equal Opportunities on International Women's Day
NZDF Evacuates Stranded Campers In The Coromandel
Anzac Day Commemorations in 2017 Focus on Western Front
NZDF Team Named For 2017 Invictus Games
Defence Force Skills in Demand For United Nations Training
NZDF Statement on Hager/Stephenson book
NZDF Delivery a Boost for Scientific Work in the Kermadecs
April
NZDF Steps up Assistance to Flood-Stricken Whanganui
Flights of Fantasy For Wanaka Trainee Pilot
Female Team Takes Over at RNZAF Base Woobourne
Repatriation of Military Burial Remains From Malaysia and Singapore
Patience Pays Off For RNZAF Trainee Pilot
Top Training and Travel Lure Dunedin Man to Air Force
Desire to Help Others Drives Auckland Man to Air Force
NZDF Places 500 Personnel on Standby to Help
NZDF Searches for Yacht in Distress
NZDF Helps Yachtie in Distress
Air Force Surface Technician Adds Gloss to Career
Meeting Family on the Western Front
Anzac Honour for Young Air Woman
NZDF Searches For Tongan Fisherman in Distress
NZDF Finds Missing Tongan Fisherman Safe but Sunburned
Skytrain A Success
May
NZDF World Masters Team Wins Big at Games
Waikato Man Leads NZDF Mission to Middle East
NH90 Flying Limitations Eased
Air Force Band Marks 80th Birthday with Anniversary Parade at National War Memorial in Wellington
NZDF Helps $220m Heroin Bust
NZDF Receives Awards for Search and Rescue Missions
NZDF Helps Seize $400M of Heroin in Indian Ocean
NZDF Exercise Tests Amphibious Operations
Lessons Learned Conference Reinforces NZDF Reputation in Region
June
NZDF Delivering a Tonne of Books to Solomon Islands
NZDF Marks the Battle of Messines Centenary in Belgium
From Marton to Messines Battle Grounds
Exercise Blackbird Flies into Marlborough
NZDF Fine Tunes Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Plans
Air Force Aviation Medicine Unit Opened
NZDF Sports Awards Winners Announced
NZDF Fends Off Cyber Attacks in US Exercises
Corporal Thriving As Helicopter Load Master
NZDF Delivers 120 Tonnes of Supplies in Middle East
NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress off Fiji
NZDF Finds NZ Yacht in Distress off Fiji
NZDF Joining War-Fighting Exercise in Australia
NZDF Delivers Donated Sportswear to Solomon Islands
July
From Air Cadet to RNZAF Engineer
Flying into a Career with the Air Force
NZDF Personnel Deployed Far and Wide Overseas
Auckland Airman Serving in Korea
Chief of Defence Force to Visit Japan and Korea
NZDF Sends More Help to Flood Stricken Canterbury and Otago
NZDF Officer Serving in Famine Hit South Sudan
NZDF Joining Large Air Mobility Exercise Near Seattle
Northland Man Finds Gateway to the World
Mangawhai Woman Tests her Warfare Skills
August
Hastings Man's Aviation Fuel Career Taking Him Around the World
NZDF Fighting Force Face New Battle Against Old Rivals
Masterton Pilot adds Underwater Warfare Skills to Family Resumé
Helicopters Take to the Skies Over Marlborough
NZDF Hosts Geospatial Training Course to Help Disaster Relief
NZDF Lifts Hut to World's Clearest Lake
September
Taranaki Man Graduates as Military Working Dog Handler
West Auckland Woman Stepping up to the Challenge
NZDF Makes Lower Hutt Boy's Wish Come True
NZDF to Host International Military Exercise
NZDF Invictus Games Team Haka to Debut in Canada
NZDF Plane to Assess Erupting Volcano in Vanuatu
NZDF Surveys Erupting Vanuatu Volcano
Ten Medals for NZDF Invictus Games Team
Christmas Treats Packed for NZDF Members Serving Overseas
October
Most Successful Invictus Games Yet for NZDF Team
NZDF Transports Aid Supplies for Vanuatu's Volcano Evacuees
NZDF Helps Search for Missing Tongan Fisherman
NZDF Finds Missing Tongan Fisherman Alive
NZDF's Maritime Patrols in Fiji Detect More Infringements
NZDF Transports More Aid to Vanuatu
Chief of Defence Force to Attend Passchendaele Ceremony
Wellington Musician Looking Forward to Challenge of Air Force Band Concert
Air Force Band Member Looking Forward to 'Concert of Year'
Drummer Can't Wait to be Part of Air Force Band Concert
Passion Turned Into Career For Air Force Band Leader
NZDF Searches For Missing Kiribati Fishermen
Air Force Pilot Delivers Aid in Dream Start
NZDF Finds Missing Kiribati Fishermen
NZDF to use Drones to Patrol Kaipara Weapons Range
NZDF Deploys 2500-Strong Force in Military Exercise
Minister Visits Exercise Southern Katipo
Strong Public Support For NZDFs Largest Military Exercise
November
Chief of Defence Force Hosts Australian/UK Counterparts
NZDF Gears up for Airlift Mission to Antarctica
NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress
NZDF Finds Stricken NZ Sailor in Pacific Ocean
NZDF Begins Annual Antarctic Mission
NZDF Rounds Off Weekend with Second Successful Rescue
Air Force Officer Cadets to Help Kaikoura Community
NZDF Aircraft Technicians Work on Skibirds in Antarctica
History and Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation
December
Courageous Leader Takes Defence Force's Top Accolade
New Commander at RNZAF Base Ohakea

Archived Releases: