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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Ministerial Overseas Travel 27-11-2017 to 21-01-2019: Hon Ron Mark – Release of Cabinet Documents

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Ministerial Overseas Travel 21-01-2019 to 01-02-2019 – Release of Cabinet Documents

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Defence Capability Plan 2019

Defence Capability Plan 2019

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Defence Capability Plan 2019 Infographic

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