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.

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Maritime Security Commitments in the Middle East

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Increasing Defence Diplomatic Presence in the Pacific

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Cover image ORACS 2020

Operational and Regulatory Aviation Compliance Sustainment, Phase One: NH90 Helicopter

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2020 MOD Statement of Intent

Ministry of Defence Manatū Kaupapa Waonga Statement of Intent 2020-2024

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secretary of defence expenses disclosure 2019 2020

Chief Executive disclosure of expenses 2019 - 2020 (PDF file)

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