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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 2019:

January
Navy Officer Takes Up New Command
Joint NZDF-MPI Patrols Inspect More Than 70 Vessels
A Chaplain Ready For A Challenge
Navy to Play Active Role at Waitangi Day Commemoration
February
Upper Hutt Man Seeing the World With the Navy
NZDF Makes Significant Contribution to Antarctic Scientific Programmes
Devonport Navy Officer Gets Experience on American Icebreaker to Antarctica
LSV Course the Start of a 35-Year Defence Force Career
NZDF Officer Cadets Put Survival Skills Into Practice
March
NZDF Wins Health, Safety and Wellbeing Award
New Navy Commander Has Strong Links to Otago
NZDF Begins Resupply Mission to Raoul Island
Death of RNZN Sailor
Former Taranaki Man Returns to His First Navy Ship as Commander
April
Whangamata Sisters Serve at Sea Together
Former Taranaki Man Brings Up 30 Years in the Navy
Whangarei Woman Takes Family Taonga to Gallipoli
Gallipoli Duty Reconnects Former Manawatu Man With Family Past and Present
Chief of Defence Force Pays Tribute on Anzac Day
New Zealand Marks Anzac Day at Chunuk Bair Gallipoli
Navy’s Largest Ever Ship Launches in South Korea
May
Prime Minister ‘Sponsors’ New Navy Ship
Former Hawera Woman First on Deck With Navy
June
Thames School Mates at Sea Together
Wellington Woman Making History – Again
Brothers Complete Navy Training Together
NZDF Takes Part in Multi-National Maritime Exercise
From Champion Surf Lifesaver to Navy Sailor
July
Taupo Woman Achieves First for Naval Gunnery
Crash Course for North Shore Man to Prepare for Henley Regatta Rowing Race
New Plymouth Man Back in the Boat for Historic Henley Regatta Race
Royal New Zealand Navy Band Plays for King of Tonga
Hutt Woman Recognised for Role in Gallipoli Commemorations
Eketahuna Woman is on the Move in the Navy
Auckland Man Takes Command of Navy Ship HMNZS Hawea
Nelson Navy Officer Gets Tall-Ship Experience
NZDF Sends More Personnel for Fox River Clean Up
NZDF Personnel Making Progress in Fox River Clean-Up
Navy's First Tongan Warrant Officer Gets Special Meeting with the King
August
Mangawhai Woman Revels in Role Keeping Navy Personnel Ship-Shape
First Pacific Island Forum for Navy Personnel Held at Devonport Base
Big Changes for Women Navy Personnel Over Past 30 Years
Paihia Woman Seeing the World with NZDF Military Police
Nelson Navy Commander Credits Family for Award
Military Helicopter Crews to Test Skills in Marlborough Mountains
September
Vietnam Veteran's Health to be the Focus at Lower Hutt Expo
Physical Training Instructor From Napier to Play at Military Rugby World Cup
NZDF Team Makes Winning Start to Military Rugby World Cup
High Seas Fisheries Patrol Completed
NZDF Attends Commemorations to Mark International Mission in East Timor
Defence Blacks Fourth in Military Rugby World Cup
October
Navy Decommissions Two Inshore Patrol Vessels
Vietnam Veterans Attend Health Expo in Lower Hutt

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