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  1. Video for Elite SAS Trooper says a soldiers duty is to fight
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    Elite SAS Trooper says a soldiers duty is to fight

    There have been reports out of Iraq of a missile attack on Camp Taji where it is believed 45 New Zealand Troops are stationed. Arab News reported that the rockets hit Wednesday morning (NZ time). Veteran soldier Joe Glen says, "all of New Zealand's troops are trained to cope with hostile conditions and its most important for them to follow protocol at this time."   

  2. Video for First NZ Defence Force contingent departs for Australian fires
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    First NZ Defence Force contingent departs for Australian fires

    The first of three NZ Air Force NH90 helicopters and crew have departed for New South Wales to support the Australian Defence Force efforts in tackling the Australian fires.

  3. Video for Bushfires set to destroy up to 5 million hectares
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    Bushfires set to destroy up to 5 million hectares

    Officials said so far 4.9 million hectares have been "burnt out" and it is expected to grow.

  4. Video for Defence Minister opens new Limited Service Volunteer facility
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    Defence Minister opens new Limited Service Volunteer facility

    The Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) courses run by the New Zealand Defence Force provide an avenue for youth around Aotearoa to get their lives back on track.

  5. Video for Renowned Māori carver gifts taonga for new $103mil naval vessel
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    Renowned Māori carver gifts taonga for new $103mil naval vessel

    Premier Māori artist Professor Derek Lardelli gifted a special toki at the ceremony celebrating Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s commissioning of the new $103mil vessel HMNZS Manawanui.

  6. Video for Tā moko marks milestone in whakapapa journey for NZ Defence Minister
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    Tā moko marks milestone in whakapapa journey for NZ Defence Minister

    Minister Ron Mark has received his first tā moko acknowledging his genealogical connection to his Te Arawa and Ngāti Raukawa ancestry.

  7. Video for Northland homecoming for SAS trooper after 62 years
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    Northland homecoming for SAS trooper after 62 years

    It's taken 62 years but one of Northland's finest SAS troopers, Adrian Raymond Thomas, has returned home.

  8. Video for New chief of Defence Force receives Haane Manahi Sword
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    New chief of Defence Force receives Haane Manahi Sword

    The new chief of Defence Force, Air Marshal Kevin Short was presented with the Te Arawa Sword of Gallantry for Haane Manahi. The sword is presented to each Defence Force chief for the duration of their tenure.

  9. Video for Whānau accompanied repatriation 'can't be done' – Ron Mark
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    Whānau accompanied repatriation 'can't be done' – Ron Mark

    Green Party Co-Leader Marama Davidson is supporting veteran Paul Thomas' request to be present at the exhumation of soldiers to be repatriated from Malaysia in August. But Defence Minister Ron Mark says this is not possible.   

  10. Video for Willie Apiata attends poppy appeal launch
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    Willie Apiata attends poppy appeal launch

    This year's poppy appeal will help address the mental health needs of our country's younger veterans who have served overseas in recent operations.  

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