This joint briefing was provided to the incoming Minister of Defence, Hon Judith Collins, in November 2023. Produced by the New Zealand Defence Force and Ministry of Defence, it provides background on the Defence portfolio and upcoming work programme.Read more
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This publication provides information regarding Cabinet’s April 2023 decision to:
approve changes to appropriations to fund the build and install phase of the communications upgrades for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s two Anzac-class frigates under the Frigate Sustainment Communications project
progress Phase 1 of the Frigate Sustainment Programme, which delivers critical system replacements and design for later phases.
This publication provides information on Cabinet’s August 2021 decisions agreeing to:
the signing of the negotiated contract with Systems Engineering and Assessment Ltd to commence detailed design work for the communications systems upgrade of the Anzac frigates
commit $21.182 million to the Design Phase for detailed design work and the purchase of long lead government furnished equipment items.
A summary of trends, targets and plans for gender, ethnicity, disabled and rainbow pay gaps.Read more
This publication provides information surrounding the 2021 decision to provide New Zealand Defence Force support to Solomon Islands.
The Annual Report provides details of the Ministry’s performance across the 2022/23 financial year.Read more
This publication provides the Cabinet proposal and report on Hon Andrew Little’s travel to attend the International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-La Dialogue: 20th Asia Security Summit (“the Shangri-La Dialogue”) in Singapore.Read more
New Zealand Defence Force Operational Commitment to the Global Coalition to Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
This publication provides documents on Cabinet’s 21 March 2022 decision to withdraw New Zealand Defence Force personnel from Operation Inherent Resolve by 30 June 2023.Read more