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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Establishment of an Independent IGD Progress Update

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IGD Interim RIS

Establishing the Inspector-General of Defence: Interim Regulatory Impact Statement

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IGD Targeted Consultation Document

Proposals for Establishing an Independent Inspector-General of Defence in New Zealand - Consultation Document

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Establishment of an Independent Inspector General of Defence

Establishing an independent Inspector-General of Defence - Cabinet Documents

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