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All current and archived Navy news releases are available here, for other Defence Force news releases visit the NZDF site.

Media Releases for 2018:

January
NZDF Gets Maritime Fleet Ready for Operations
NZDF Helps Seize $300 Million of Heroin in High Seas Bust
Anniversary of Famous Destruction of Japanese Submarine by New Zealand Ships
Two NZ Sailors Play Role in Major Middle East Drug Busts
February
Navy to Have Large Presence at Waitangi
Senior Naval Rating Wins Badge Design Contest
Joint Fisheries Patrol Sends Message on Sustainable Fishing
NZDF on Resupply Mission to Sub-Antarctic Islands
NZDF on Standby to Help Storm-Hit Areas
NZDF Helping in Storm-Hit Areas
NZDF to Deliver School Supplies for Tongan Students
NZDF Supports Multi-Agency Work in the Kermadecs
March
NZDF Delivers Aid to PNG's Quake Victims
NZDF Evacuates Ill Worker From Antipodes Islands
NZDF Providing Dental Care in Bay of Plenty
April
Gisborne Sailors Help Unpack Navy Frigate in Canada
May
New Zealand Defence Force's Hospital on the Seas
New Zealand's Largest Tropical Exercise a Success
NZDF Officer to Help Command International Military Operation
NZDF to Provide Maritime Patrol Support to Fiji
NZDF Set to Start Maritime Patrols with Fiji
June
NZDF to Strengthen Engagement in Asia-Pacific
NZDF to Participate in World’s Largest Maritime Military Exercise
NZDF Helps Boaties in Distress
Napier Naval Officer Scales New Heights
New Commanding Officer for HMNZS Pegasus
Navy Trainee Goes From Skateboard Park to High Seas
Combined NZ-Fiji Patrols Inspect Six Vessels for Illegal Fishing
Joint NZDF-MPI Patrols Inspect 11 Vessels Fishing for Hoki
July
NZDF Sailor Training on British Warship
Taupo Teenager Tops Navy Class
Manawanui Dive Ship Legacy Continues in Ecological Role
Masterton Naval Officer Commands International Fleet
Whanganui Engineer Powers New Zealand’s Combat Force in Hawaii
New Navy Facility Allows Sailors to Learn Seamanship Skills Without Leaving Port
NZDF Helps Fiji Authorities Recover Cocaine Cache
New Zealand Chief of Navy Strengthens Relationship with Fiji
August
NZDF Says Maritime Patrols with Fiji Send Clear Message
Navy Woman Tops Army Survival Course
Royal New Zealand Navy – RIMPAC Topgun
‘Birth Day’ of New Zealand’s Largest-Ever Navy Ship
Doctor Takes on Challenge of Naval Operations
All the Way From Waiuku to Helicopter Commander on U.S. Navy Supercarrier
Chief of Defence Force Welcomes Three New Service Chiefs
Navy Renews Gisborne Ties with New Ship Announcement
Loyal Hawke’s Bay Man Gains Navy Command
Navy Man to Command New Zealand’s Joint Forces
NZDF Takes Part in Australia’s Premier Maritime Exercise
September
NZDF Taking Supplies to Kermadecs
NZDF Inspects 23 Vessels in Multi-National Patrols
Sailors to be Repatriated from England
Invictus Games Not About Medals for Former Flaxmere Man
Cool Solution to Overheating Problem Results in Big Cost Savings to Navy
NZDF Begins Repatriation of Sailors in England
Navy Officer Has a Nose For a Story
Gisborne War Hero Honoured in UK
One Month Until Invictus Games Sydney 2018
About 160 Vessels Inspected During NZ Fiji Patrols
Palmerston North Man Can't Wait to Compete in Invictus Games
NZ Navy Ship Te Mana Begins Southeast Asia Engagement
Repatriated Sailors Returned to Families in Auckland
NZDF Invictus Games Competitor Spreads Mental Health Message
October
Historical NZDF Medical Competition at Linton
Repatriated Sailor and Soldier Returned to Families
Invictus Games Brings Tetraplegics Back into Military Fold
NZDF Completes Pacific Fisheries Patrol
NZDF Delivers Donated Goods for Vanuatu Women
November
HMNZS Wellington Helps Yacht in Distress
Carrying the Colour at Le Quesnoy Centenary
Rare US Navy Award to Anzac Frigate
New Zealand Marks Centenary of Liberation of Le Quesnoy in France
NZDF to Mark Armistice Centenary
NZDF to Publish Annually Operation Respect Progress
Navy Vocalist to Sing National Anthem Before All Blacks Test at Twickenham
HMNZS Te Mana Returns From Asia-Pacific Engagement

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