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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 2017:

January
Switching Sides Pays Off for New Naval Officer
Christchurch Man Shines in Navys Basic Training
Auckland Sailor Hopes to Open New Path for Family
Hawera Womans Naval Career Off to a Good Start
NZDF Firefighters to Help Control Whitianga Bush Fire
Papakura Woman Named Sailor of the Year
NZDF Firefighters Hit the Ground Running in Whitianga
Cerebral Palsy Youngster Reunited with Navy Sailors
NZDF Swings into Action for Annual Antarctic Resupply
NZDF Supports Sub-Antartic Resupply Mission
February
Navy to Continue Traditional Involvement at Waitangi
Naval Task Group To Visit Australia, Asia
Singaporean Defence Chief Visiting New Zealand
NZDF to Help Counter Piracy and Trafficking in the Middle East
NZDF Makes World-First Southern Launch to Study Massive Waves
NZDF World Masters Games Team Announced
NZDF Transports Books for Disadvantaged Children in PNG
From Struggling Teen to Navy's Top Ranks
NZDF Firefighters Help Battle Fires in Canterbury and Hawke's Bay
Navy Continues Support of Art Deco Festival in Napier
NZDF Steps Up Firefighting Support For Canterbury
NZDF Lifts Performance in 2016 Census
Expertise Will Keep Air Show Traffic Flowing
NZDF Sets Up Field Kitchen For Christchurch's Emergency Workers
NZ Troops Help Train More Than 20000 Iraqi Soldiers
NZDF Surveys Kaikoura's Sea Floor
Service At Bougainville Peace Talks Qualifies For Medal
US and NZ Navies Join Forces for Northland Exercise
March
United States And New Zealand Navies Join Forces For Northland Exercise
Statement on Defence House
Chief of Defence Force to Visit Timor Leste and Australian Exercise
NZDF Celebrates Equal Opportunities on International Women's Day
NZDF Evacuates Stranded Campers In The Coromandel
From Chef to the Navy's Newest Commanding Officer
NZDF Survey Determines How Much Kaikoura Sea Floor Has Lifted During Quake
Anzac Day Commemorations in 2017 Focus on Western Front
NZDF Team Named For 2017 Invictus Games
Defence Force Skills in Demand For United Nations Training
Canterbury Sent on Resupply Mission to the Kermadecs
NZDF Statement on Hager/Stephenson book
NZDF Delivery a Boost for Scientific Work in the Kermadecs
April
‘Aotearoa’ The Name Chosen for Navy’s Largest Ship
Repatriation of Military Burial Remains From Malaysia and Singapore
HMNZS TE KAHA and Commanding Officer Play Key Role in Southeast Asia Exercise
Christchurch Man Leads NZDF Mission to Fiji
Waikato Sailor Walking in the Shadow of Giants
NZDF to Help Patrol Fiji's Waters
Remembrance for Navy Chaplain on Western Front
Fijian Sailor Heading Home on NZ Navy Ship
Dargaville Local Joins NZDF Mission to Fiji
Sailor Stands Firm on the Western Front
Fiji Deployment Brings Navy Sailor Back to her Roots
May
NZDF World Masters Team Wins Big at Games
NZDF Frigate on its Way to South Pacific
New Zealand Taking Part in Singapore's First International Maritime Review
NZDF Exercise Tests Amphibious Operations
New Zealand Sailors at Sharp End of Multi Million Dollar Drug Bust
Lessons Learned Conference Reinforces NZDF Reputation in Region
Navy Celebrates Five New Commanding Officers
Kaitaia Soldier Revelling in Middle East Role
June
NZDF's Fisheries Patrol in Fiji Covers Vast Area
NZDF Completes Hydrographic Survey in Cook Islands
NZDF Marks the Battle of Messines Centenary in Belgium
Law, Order and Respect 100 Years On
NZDF Fine Tunes Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Plans
NZDF-Fiji Navy Patrols Send Non-Compliant Vessels Back to Port
NZDF Hunting Submarines In Joint Exercise in Japan
NZDF Sports Awards Winners Announced
NZDF Fends Off Cyber Attacks in US Exercises
Navy Veteran Wins Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award
NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress off Fiji
NZDF Joining War-Fighting Exercise in Australia
NZDF Trains Fijian Navy Sailors
July
US and New Zealand Navies Teaming up in the Pacific
NZDF Personnel Deployed Far and Wide Overseas
Proud to Serve the Commander In Chief
HMNZS Hawea Picks up 45 Infringements During Fiji Patrols
Wellingtonian Serving in Korea
Chief of Defence Force to Visit Japan and Korea
NZDF Sends More Help to Flood Stricken Canterbury and Otago
NZDF Officer Serving in Famine Hit South Sudan
Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity Serving the Commander-in-Chief
August
Dream Comes True as Kawerau Woman Starts Career in Royal New Zealand Navy
New Zealand Naval Hero Remembered
NZDF Fighting Force Face New Battle Against Old Rivals
Recent Events Strengthen US-New Zealand Navy Relationship
NZDF Hosts Geospatial Training Course to Help Disaster Relief
September
New NZDF Crews Vows to Continue Good Work in Fiji
Whakatane Woman to Compete at Invictus Games
Diagnosis No Barrier For Whangarei Naval Officer
NZDF to Host International Military Exercise
NZDF Taking Scientists and Supplies to the Kermadecs
NZDF to Transport Fuel by Sea and Road
NZDF Invictus Games Team Haka to Debut in Canada
New Zealand Sailor Helping Keep Seas Safe in Middle East
NZDF Surveys Erupting Vanuatu Volcano
Ten Medals for NZDF Invictus Games Team
Christmas Treats Packed for NZDF Members Serving Overseas
Sport Training Good Preparation for Naval Command
October
Most Successful Invictus Games Yet for NZDF Team
Chief of Defence Force to Attend Passchendaele Ceremony
NZDF Vocalist Prepares for Emotional Commemoration at Passchendaele Centenary
Auckland Navy Officer Has Special Connection to Passchendaele
NZDF Deploys 2500-Strong Force in Military Exercise
NZ Navy Ship Helps Stricken Fijian Fishing Boat
Minister Visits Exercise Southern Katipo

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