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Media Releases for 2011:

January
Navy to use sonar to assist Police in jet skier search
"I have the ship" - Change of command for Navy ship RESOLUTION
"I have the ship" - Change of command for Navy Anzac frigate
Elbow grease for community part of Navy ship homecoming
A spectacular sight - 800 Navy personnel on parade
Change at the top for New Zealand Defence Force
Navy proud to celebrate Auckland's Anniversary birthday celebrations
Navy sends three ships to Waitangi
February
A change at the top for Naval support command
HMNZS TAUPO visits Nelson
Accident in Afghanistan - 1st NZDF statement
ACCIDENT IN AFGHANISTAN – 2nd NZDF statement
ACCIDENT IN AFGHANISTAN – 3rd NZDF statement
HMNZS CANTERBURY open to the public in Napier
Naval combat force depart for exercises with the Royal Australian Navy
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 1
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE - UPDATE 2
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE - UPDATE 3
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE - UPDATE 4
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 5
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 6
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE - UPDATE 7
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE – NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 8
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE – NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 9
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE – NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 10
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE – NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 11
March
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE – NZ DEFENCE FORCE – UPDATE 12
A test for Navy's newest Ship
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE - UPDATE 13
CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE - NZ DEFENCE FORCE - UPDATE 14
Court Martial for Naval Rating
Adrenalin-packed prizes for Anzac art competition
Burnham graduates stand strong
Singapore Armed Forces assistance appreciated
A change at the top for Maritime Component Command
Send an Anzac message to Kiwi Forces
New Zealand Defence Force prepares for Pacific mission
April
Employer support recognised at Awards ceremony
French Helo joins CANTERBURY on Pacific Mission
USS CLEVELAND joins HMNZS CANTERBURY in Tonga
Applications open for new NZ Defence Service Medal
Defence Force doctors and dentists help local community
Defence Force personnel support Poppy Day
Commander Joint Forces change of command ceremony
Anzac Commemorations for Wellington
Precious medals to journey to Gallipoli
Soldier, citizen, doctor, humanitarian – a true Anzac
WelTec wins region's top Defence employer award
US Command moves to HMNZS CANTERBURY for Pacific Partnership
Anzac Day remembered in NZ and around the world
Reserve Force employers recognised at awards ceremony
Anzac Day commemorated in Vanuatu
May
Statement by Chief of Defence Force re NZSAS
Operation Anzac Spirit prizegiving
Applications flood in for NZ Defence Service Medal
Anzac frigates face test in major exercise
Defence Force leaves long lasting benefits with Santo communities
HMNZS OTAGO conducts first Pacific patrol
TE MANA successfully test fires PHALANX Close-In Weapons System
NZ Defence Force exercise with US Navy draws to a close
General Petraeus visits NZ provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan
Battle for Crete remembered
Youth Development Unit helping to keep Upper Hutt beautiful
70th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete commemorated
First visit to Tauranga for Offshore patrol vessel
Naval combat force ship returns home
Two 21 gun salutes for Queen Elizabeth ll
June
Golden opportunity for HMNZS OTAGO
Visiting NZ Navy ship brings two sailors home
New Zealander to command US-led counter piracy task force
Navy sailor escaping the cold of Winter
Court Martial for senior rating
South Pacific voyage helps beat Winter blues for Helenville man
"I have the ship" - Change of Command for HMNZS CANTERBURY
Forces face off for Men's Health Week
Frigate TE MANA in exercise with Indian Navy warship
Forces get physical for Men's Health Week
NZ Defence Force Sports Awards 2010
"I have the Ship" - Change of Command for HMNZS ROTOITI
Defence Force rebalances structure
July
The New Zealander takes command of multinational counter piracy task force
Using new technology to attract future recruits
NZ Navy Ship shows off NZ culture at international fleet review
Kiwi Commander of Multinational Counter Piracy Task Force meets EU Naval Force Somalia Commander
Auckland City Mission benefits from forces fundraiser
Wellington Naval Reservists service in Sudan and Solomons recognised in medal awards
NZ commanded Task Force intercepts suspected pirates in Gulf of Aden
August
STATEMENT BY CHIEF OF NAVY, REAR ADMIRAL TONY PARR ON CORONER’S FINDINGS ON THE DEATH OF BYRON SOLOMON
LOCAL INSTRUCTOR STUDIES OVERSEAS TO HELP YOUTH AT HOME
Vietnam Veterans' Commemoration
Kiwi Commander tasks warship to assist vessel
Sixty year olds can now apply for new medal
NZSAS TROOPER KILLED IN KABUL
NZDF release name of SAS trooper killed in attack - Statement 3
New Governor-General of New Zealand to be sworn in
September
Merchant Navy Day ceremony
NZ Defence Force Rugby team embark on their quest
100,000th visitor to Torpedo Bay Navy Museum facilities
Scouts to tackle big clean up job
Navy Fleet to visit Wellington – review, parade and ceremony
NZSAS Afghanistan - Death of a trooper: Release 1
Otago Highlanders coaching staff called in to prepare the NZDF Rugby team for the IRDC 2011
Navy fleet arrives in Cook Strait
NZSAS Afghanistan: Death of a trooper - Media Conference Release 2
Kiwi command of coalition counter-piracy task force successfully completed
Ships, Sailors, Parade!
October
Fleet review - Media places on HMNZS RESOLUTION
NZ SAS - Return of LCPL Leon Smith - Release 5
23,000 visit Navy Ships in Wellington - Donate $11,000 to charity
Thousands enjoy parade and Ship visits
Another victory for NZDF Rugby
The funeral of SAS trooper LCPL Leon Smith
Defence Force assist Maritime NZ emergency response
Defence Force continues to assist Maritime NZ and emergency response to MV RENA
Defence Force continues to assist Maritime NZ and emergency response to MV RENA - Update
HMNZS RESOLUTION locates underwater remnants of war in Papua New Guinea
Five Power Defence Arrangement (FPDA) Exercise
Probable WWll submarine wreck found in Papua New Guinea
Tempo of war games increasing
HMNZS RESOLUTION participates in Mono Island WWll commemorations
WWll memorial plaque dedicated on Vella Lavella Island, Solomon Islands
First landing on HMNZS CANTERBURY for new Air Force helicopter
November
Navy Band to play free concert in Taihape
Disposal of WWll remnants of war in Papua New Guinea
Resolution connects with historic WWII naval battle in Solomon Islands
ISF remembers fallen comrades

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