NZ Army

Job losses at Dunedin army base possible

Job losses at the New Zealand Defence Force army base in Dunedin are being considered as part of a South Island battalion merger.

No decision yet on reserve force battalions' merger

Final consultation is under way on a proposal to merge reserve force battalions, which could result in up to 600 reserve positions being lost as a cost-saving initiative.

Military exercise is one of NZ's biggest

About 1000 personnel from the three branches of the armed forces started arriving yesterday in the South Canterbury and North Otago areas for one of the biggest exercises to be held in New Zealand for years.

Soldiers respond to civil emergency

Soldiers respond to civil emergency

Sixty-five territorial force soldiers from Otago and Southland will travel to Christchurch this week to relieve army staff working on cordons in the city's disaster response operation.

Tears greet NZ Army's first Afghanistan casualty

Tears greet NZ Army's first Afghanistan casualty

The New Zealand Army's first Afghanistan war casualty has returned home to Feilding after an emotional ceremony at Ohakea Air Force Base.

NZ troops and the way it was

NZ troops and the way it was

Oliver Riddell reviews From the Uttermost Ends of the Earth.

Author's own agenda ruins admirable effort

Author's own agenda ruins admirable effort

Oliver Riddell reviews Shattered Glory.

Examining NZ's Afghan mission

Examining NZ's Afghan mission

Oliver Riddell reviews A Long Road to Progress.

Army thanks civilians with open day

Army thanks civilians with open day

Rugby games played at Ranfurly on Saturday were surrounded by soldiers.

Army persuades civilians to 'evacuate'

Army persuades civilians to 'evacuate'

Sixty-five Ranfurly and Naseby residents saw the New Zealand Army in action close-up yesterday.

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