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Air Force helicopter operations in greater Auckland region

17 May 2010

The public of the greater Auckland region and Central Business District are advised that the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) will be conducting a military exercise based at RNZAF Base Whenuapai between the 17th and 20th May 2010. 

Iroquois helicopters from No. 3 Squadron RNZAF will be practicing tactical low flying operations at night utilising night vision equipment between the hours of 6pm and 5am throughout this region. 

No 3 Squadron is required to conduct exercises in order to provide capable and timely response options in support of the New Zealand Government’s needs.

ENDS

Media are not invited to attend the exercise on this occasion. Squadron Leader Kavae Tamariki, Senior Media Adviser, Air Force. Mobile 021 420 899

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