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January
Air Force Personnel to Show Their Skills
NZDF Helps Search for Three Missing Kiribati Fishermen
NZDF Joins Search for Missing Boat with 50 People on Board
NZDF Finds Survivors from Missing Kiribati Ferry
February
RNZAF Band on Tour in The North
NZDF Delivers Aid Supplies to Cyclone-Hit Tonga
NZ Aid Arrives in Tonga
NZDF to Deliver More Aid to Tonga
NZDF on Standby to Help Storm-Hit Areas
NZDF Helping in Storm-Hit Areas
NZDF to Deliver School Supplies for Tongan Students
March
NZDF Searches for Emergency Beacon in the Pacific
NZDF Delivers Aid to PNG's Quake Victims
NZDF Helps Airlift Aid to Quake-Damaged Region of PNG
NZDF to Fly More Aid and Personnel to PNG
NZDF Providing Dental Care in Bay of Plenty
NZDF Helps Search for Two Missing Kiribati Fishermen
About 10,000 Cannabis Plants Seized in NZDF-Backed Police Operation
NZDF Finds Missing Kiribati Fishermen Adrift in Pacific
May
NZDF’s Middle East Air Transport Mission Off to Flying Start
New Zealand's Largest Tropical Exercise a Success
New RNZAF Recruit Excited About Future
Husband and Wife Share Military Mission Together
New Chief of Defence Force Announced by Government
RNZAF Orion and Crew Busy on Multiple Fronts in South West Pacific
June
Southland RNZAF Pilot Making Flying Visit to Dunedin
Asbestos Found as Historical Hangar Prepares for New Lease on Life
NZDF to Participate in World’s Largest Maritime Military Exercise
Air Force Tests High-Altitude Flying in Marlborough Mountains
Excellence Recognised at Pilot Graduation
July
NZDF Supports Avalanche Risk Survey in Nelson National Park
New Vice Chief of Defence Force Named
Marlborough Man Supports Coalition Operations in Middle East
From Drum ‘n’ Bass to Keeping the Pace for the New Zealand Defence Force
August
NZDF Supports Efforts to Halt Spread of Wilding Pines
NZDF Joins Search for Missing Tuvalu Fisherman
Forced Landing of Historic Aircraft Near Base Ohakea
NZDF Contributes to ‘Lifeblood’ of Coalition Operations in Middle East
NZDF Joins Police-Led Avalanche Response Exercise
Flight Sergeant Tackles Tour de France for Mental Health Foundation
Chief of Defence Force Welcomes Three New Service Chiefs
September
NZDF Inspects 23 Vessels in Multi-National Patrols
Picton Man to Start Air Force Firefighting Career
New Head of Air Force Sworn In
Ashburton Woman Tops Air Force Recruit Course
Physical Training Prep Helps Palmerston North Recruit Win Sporting Award
Bridge Replaced After 24 Years with NZDF Help
NZDF Conducts Whale Census
One Month Until Invictus Games Sydney 2018
Palmerston North Man Can't Wait to Compete in Invictus Games
Decades-Long Passion For Rugby Refereeing
NZDF Conducts Aerial Patrol of Fiordland
Repatriated Sailors Returned to Families in Auckland
Vocalist Eager to Perform at Annual Air Force Band Concert
NZDF Invictus Games Competitor Spreads Mental Health Message
NZDF Helps Search for Two Missing Fishermen
Annual Air Force in Concert Sure to Please
NZDF Finds Two Men Adrift in the Pacific
October
Historical NZDF Medical Competition at Linton
NZDF Hydrographers Survey Cavalli Islands
NZDF Aircraft Arrives in Indonesia With Aid Supplies
NZDF Hydrographers Survey Cavalli Islands
NZDF Evacuates Survivors From Quake-Damaged Indonesian City
NZDF Continues Air Bridge to Quake Ravaged Indonesian City

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