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    NZ-Pacific Islands cooperate to protect fisheries

    New Zealand has joined forces with a number of Pacific island countries to protect the fishing rights of Fiji, Niue, Tokelau and Tuvalu.  Fisheries patrols conducted by the New Zealand Defence Force together with the Ministry for Primary Industries and Pacific Islands countries have announced that 34 commercial fishing vessels were boarded and 36 breaches detected during the inspections in the south-west Pacific since the operation began in June.

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    Govt invests $20bil in NZ Defence Force

    A $20bil investment plan for the NZ Defence Force was unveiled by Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee today. The initiative includes a greater focus on defence against cyber-attacks.

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    Māori showbands to receive medals for war effort

    Māori showbands who entertained the troops during the Vietnam War will now be awarded two special medals through the New Zealand Defence Force, acknowledging their sacrifice and service during war effort.

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    NZDF secures international aid for relief efforts in Fiji

    The New Zealand Defence Force's P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft has assisted significantly in the relief efforts following the destruction caused by Cyclone Winston. 

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    Royal NZ Navy celebrates 75 years

    Lieutenant Commander Matt Kaio of Ngāpuhi joined the Royal New Zealand Navy 20 years, he's now the Officer in Command of the Naval ship, Wellington.

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    105 New Zealand soldiers return from Iraq

    105 New Zealand soldiers who returned from a six month deployment to Iraq last night say they are happy to be home and see their families.

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    “Kiwi Forces Radio” helps families reach out to deployed personnel

    New Zealand Defence Force personnel deployed on missions overseas will carry a piece of home with thanks to the Kiwi Forces Radio.  Kiwi Forces Radio will be back on air this year, helping nearly 600 NZDF personnel to get through the Christmas season spent away from loved ones.

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    Christmas packages to be sent to NZ troops overseas

    The RNZRSA, New Zealand Defence Force and Countdown are joining forces to deliver Christmas packages and messages to our servicemen and women serving abroad. 

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    Māori cadets set to graduate at Hoani Waititi Marae

    50 Māori graduates from across New Zealand are preparing to graduate at a ceremony at Hoani Waititi Marae today, after six months of training and gaining skills and qualifications. 

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    Veterans recognised for contribution at Vietnam War

    Fifty years ago, New Zealand went to war in Vietnam.  Today around 120 surviving gunners took part in a reunion in Palmerston North to recognise the contribution the veterans made in controversial times.

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