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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CTF150 Release of Cabinet Material

Opportunity to Participate in the Australian Command of the Combined Maritime Forces Combined Task Force 150 – Release of Cabinet Material

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Ministerial Overseas Travel 18 09 19 to 22 09 19

Release of Papers: Ministerial Overseas Travel 18-09-2019 to 22-09-2019 – Release of Cabinet Material

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Summary Report on Military Justice: Review of the summary trial system

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Recruit training: A stocktake of recommendations

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Military Women: A stocktake of recommendations

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