Welcome to The Ministry of Defence

Naumai ki te Manatū Kaupapa Waonga

We are the Government’s lead civilian advisor on defence. We also purchase major equipment which becomes a capability when it is used by service men and women of the New Zealand Defence Force.

Ko mātou ngā kaitohutohu matua ki te kāwanatanga mo ngā kaupapa waonga. Nā mātou hoki, ngā taputapu nunui i hoko, hei āheitanga i roto i ngā ringa o ngā tāne me ngā wahine o Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa.

Featured & recent publications

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Defence Industry Engagement Strategy 200x300

Ministry of Defence Strategy for Engaging with Industry

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2016 Defence Capability Plan

2016 Defence Capability Plan

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2016 soi

Statement of Intent 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2020

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Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2016

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Recruitment: Barriers and opportunities for military candidates

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