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All current and archived Navy news releases are available here, for other Defence Force news releases visit the NZDF site.

Media Releases for 2016:

January
Royal NZ Navy Announces 75th Anniversary Programme
CDF Visiting Defence Force Support Operation in Antarctica
February
Navy Formation Entry into Harbour Part of 75th Anniversary Celebrations
NZDF Fitness App Wins International Award
Navy Applies Pedal Power for Good Cause
HMNZS CANTERBURY Visiting Home Port as Part of Navy's 75th Anniversary
NZDF Personnel to Attend Christchurch Quake Memorial Service
Officer Recruits are a Force for New Zealand
HMNZS OTAGO to visit Nelson Port as Part of Navy's 75th Anniversary
Exercise Joint Waka Puts NZDF to the Test
Hawaii is Where It All Started for Midshipman
NZDF to Provide Further Support to Fiji
NZDF Engineers to Help in Cyclone Hit Fiji
NZDF Vessel Brings More Aid and Personnel to Cyclone-Hit Fiji
Fiji Mission one of NZDF's Largest Peacetime Deployments to Pacific
March
NZDF Orion Helped Fiji Secure Foreign Aid for Cyclone Response
NZDF's Humanitarian Aid Operation in Fiji in Full Swing
NZDF NH90 Helicopters Conduct Mercy Flights To Cyclone-Hit Fiji Communities
NZDF Delivers Essential Farming Supplies to Stricken Fijian Islands
NZDF Supports Cyclone Rebuild in Remote Fiji Island
NZDF Commander Visits Cyclone-Battered Fiji
Operation RESPECT
More Supplies for Devastated Fiji Islands
Chief of Defence Force to Visit Canada, US
New Research Dramatically Increases Number of New Zealand Soldiers at Gallipoli
Fiji Military Chief says Kiwis Helping to Bring Back Smiles and Hope
April
Young Auckland Local Assists with Cyclone Winston Relief
Helping in Fiji a Career Highlight for Rotorua Woman
Greytown Local Supports 'Shave for a Cure' Event
NZDF Support to 2016 Anzac Day Commemorations
Seasprite Helicopters to be Replaced with New Model
Defence Leaders Commit to Reducing Sexual Violence
NZDF Personnel Return From Fiji Humanitarian Mission
NZDF Chaplain Honours Predecessor Killed in Action
Dawn Service at Gallipoli Marks 'Defining Page' in Shared History
CDF Attends Chiefs of Defence Conference and Anzac Day Service
Chunuk Bair Service Attracts Capacity Crowd
NZDF Invictus Team Battle Sponsors in Games of Wheelchair Basketball
May
NZDF Team Ace Anzac Rugby Challenge
Navy Woman Wins Double Silver at Invictus Games
NZ Troops Looking Forward to Training Iraqi Soldiers
Nine in the Bag for NZ Defence Force Team
Expert Panel Helping Defence Force Prevent Inappropriate Behaviours
June
New Zealand Entertainers Now Eligible for Vietnam Medals
NZDF Personnel Join Largest Humanitarian Mission in Asia-Pacific Region
NZDF Participates in the World's Largest Maritime Exercise - RIMPAC 2016
NZ Defence Force Deploys for Pacific Islands Fisheries Patrols
Number of Deployed NZDF Personnel Hits Record High
NZDF Personnel Join Humanitarian Visit to Timor-Leste
NZDF Frigate Arrives in Pearl Harbor
July
NZDF's Pacific Patrols Get off to a Flying Start
Top US Commander Visits Dive Team
NZDF's Joint Pacific Fisheries Patrols Continue Run of Success
Pacific-Bound NZDF Vessel Takes Hospital Supplies to Vanuatu
Testing NZDF Combat Capability at RIMPAC
NZ Defence Force Tests Amphibious Capability
Whakatane Woman Chooses a Life on the Ocean Wave
Armed Forces Keen to be Part of Local Communities - Defence Chief
August
NZDF at Helm of Amphibious Landing at RIMPAC
Living the Dream in the Navy
Chef Travelling the World with the Navy
Career Highlight at World's Biggest Maritime Exercise
NZ Shares Disaster Response Lessons with Pacific Partnership
September
NZDF to Help Destroy Unexploded Munitions in Solomon Islands
Cantabrian leaves the seas for the Somme
NZDF's new Seasprite Helicopter off to Kermadecs
Finding family at the Somme
NZDF's Seasprite helicopter nails first operational mission
Hadlow bringing rollicking Naval plays to town
Anzac connection remembered on the Somme
NZDF maritime helicopters get ultimate test
NZDF helping keep Solomon Islands safe
NZDF support vital to scientific work in Kermadecs
NZDF helicopter drops in on school
Medal owner found through Social Media
NZDF Munitions Crew Deliver Water To Solomon Islands School
Navy to fly White Ensign
October
Navys 75th marked with Commemorative Stamps
NZDF Hunting Hazards at Bottom of Lake Rotorua
NZDF to Hold Major Exercise in South Island
November
NZDF Supports Government's Response to Massive Earthquake
NZDF sends HMNZS Canterbury to Rescue Stranded Tourists
NZDF NH90s Rescue Tourists from Quake-Damaged Kaikoura
NZDF NH90s Bring Aid Supplies to Kaikoura
NZDF's Disaster Relief Operation Maintains High Tempo
NZDF Rescues Hundreds From Kaikoura
Foreign Warships Arrive to Help Kaikoura
NZDF Aid Convoy Arrives in Kaikoura
NZDF Pulls Out all Stops to Deliver Aid
NZDF Thanks Foreign Crews for Supporting Relief Effort
US Navy Pilot Happy to Help
More NZDF Aid Convoys to Kaikoura
Navy Divers Shine a Light on NZDFs Pledge During White Ribbon Week
Road to Kaikoura Tests Mettle of NZDF Drivers
NZDF to Begin Compliance Patrols in the Southern Ocean
NZDF White Ribbon Torches on Display in Wellington Fun Run
NZDF Helps Search for Three Missing in Kaipara Boat Tragedy
December
Top Sailor Sets Course for Further Honour
NZDF Civilian of the Year a True Mate for Life
NZDFs Southern Ocean Fisheries Patrols off to a Flying Start
New Plymouth Man Wins NZDF Innovation of the Year Award
Cantabrian Named NZDF Volunteer of the Year
Exemplary Young Leader Named NZDF's Person of the Year
HMNZS Wellington to Visit Quake-Damaged Kaikoura
Defence Air Transport Team Completes Middle East Mission
HMNZS Wellington Helps Yacht in Distress
Navy Women Spend Christmas on Their Bikes to Help 'Kiwi Kid'
Christmas Messages from NZDF Personnel Serving Overseas

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