The Royal New Zealand Navy is responsible for the maritime defence of New Zealand and its interests.
New Zealand is a valued regional security partner and our Navy works collaboratively with other Navies to protect our region’s valuable maritime trade routes.
The Navy's two Offshore Patrol Vessels HMNZS OTAGO and WELLINGTON undertake regular border and fisheries patrols in the South Pacific.
Pacific Islands Fisheries Patrols. Operation CALYPSO and TUA MOANA are military operations employing naval ships, surveillance aircraft and government agencies deploying to the South Pacific Ocean to conduct defence diplomacy and enhanced maritime...
The Offshore Patrol Vessels OTAGO and WELLINGTON regularly visit islands of the South Pacific where they undertake defence diplomacy, training and civil support duties, and participate in multi-national fisheries patrols.
The Offshore Patrol...