Category : Analysis
Author: Thomas Manch

Defence Minister Peeni Henare says $525 million in new spending for ageing ships and aircraft will “keep the lights on” as the Defence Force rebuilds from the pandemic.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/128751139/defence-minister-peeni-henare-says-525m-budget-spend-will-keep-the-lights-on
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Category : Defence
Author: NZDF

Crew on a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion have found two missing boats within 10 nautical miles of each other, dropping survival kits with water and locator beacons to those on board.

Article: https://www.nzdf.mil.nz/news/rnzaf-crew-finds-survivors-on-two-boats-missing-near-kiribati/
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Category : Defence
Author: Hon Peeni Henare
  • $662.5 million to maintain existing defence capabilities
  • NZDF lower-paid staff will receive a salary increase to help meet cost-of living pressures.

Article: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/funding-boost-secures-defence-capabilities
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Category : Defence
Author: Caley Callahan
Category : News
Author: Josh Wineera

OPINION: Josh Wineera is a recently retired lieutenant colonel from the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery. He is a former military attaché, Massey University lecturer in defence studies, and is an expert in training foreign military forces.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/opinion/128751608/artillery-training-for-ukraine-is-nzs-bigstick-option
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Category : News
Author: Anna Whyte

New Zealand is sending 30 Defence Force personnel to the UK to train members of the Ukrainian military in using a specific type of gun.

Article: https://www.1news.co.nz/2022/05/23/nz-defence-force-will-train-ukrainian-forces-to-use-specific-gun/
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Cabinet has confirmed New Zealand will send a further 30 NZ Defence Force personnel to the UK to train Ukrainian in using a light artillery gun, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.

Article: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/467682/watch-jacinda-ardern-details-ukraine-deployment-us-trip-in-post-cabinet-briefing
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