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Current reports and publications

The Ministry of Defence publishes a range of reports and publications. Current documents are listed below and the older documents are available from the archive reports and publications page.

Defence in New Zealand

Briefings to incoming Minister of Defence

The Defence Portfolio Briefing for the incoming Minister of Defence 2014

Consideration of a C-17 Air Transport Capability

Background and Cabinet material associated with the Government's consideration of a C-17 air transport capability - June 2016

Defence Capability Plan

Defence Capability Plan - June 2014

Defence Midpoint Rebalancing Review

Defence Midpoint Rebalancing Review - December 2014

Defence White Paper 2016

Read more about the Defence White Paper 2016.

Independent Review of HMNZS Canterbury released (Released September 2008)

International Response to the Threat of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant: New Zealand Contribution

Background and Cabinet material associated with New Zealand's contribution to the international response to the threat of Islamic State in Iraq - April 2015

Joint Statement on Defence Cooperation Between the United Kingdom and New Zealand

Joint Statement on Defence Cooperation Between the United Kingdom and New Zealand

Peace Support Review

In October 2013 Cabinet took decisions in relation to the Peace Support Operations Review.

Review of the Australia-New Zealand Defence Relationship - Joint Report to Defence Ministers 2011

Review of the Australia-New Zealand Defence Relationship - Joint Report to Defence Ministers 2011

Review of the Safety and Functionality of HMNZS Canterbury

Terms of Reference - Review of the Safety and Functionality of HMNZS Canterbury - 17 April 2008

 

The work of the Ministry of Defence

Performance Improvement Framework (PIF) Follow-up Review of the Ministry of Defence

Performance Improvement Framework, Follow-up Review of the Ministry of Defence - August 2014 (Document source: State Services Commission, the Treasury and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet)

Statement of Intent

Ministry of Defence Statement of Intent 2016 - June 2016

Annual Report

Annual Report 2015 - September 2015

Ministry of Defence, Chief Executive expenses

Chief Executive Disclosure of Expenses

Evaluation Reports

View older Evaluation Reports

Major Projects Reports

View older Major Projects Reports

Carbon Neutral Public Service Programme reports

Carbon Neutral Public Service Programme Reduction Plan for Ministry of Defence February 2008

Ministry of Defence Carbon Emission Inventory Report - 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007

Defence Act 1990

Defence Act 1990 (available from the New Zealand Legislation website)

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