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January
Air Force confirm fatality
Prime Minister expresses sorrow at Air Force death
Death of Airman - 3rd Statement
Air Crash Fatality – on behalf of the Cree family
Air Force Orion locates missing boat off Kiribati
February
Veterans' chance to join Gallipoli contingent
Students get chance to join Gallipoli contingent
NZDF Warriors at Air Force museum open day
Tactical flying for Hercules exercise
C-130 Hercules Aircraft Life Extension Programme
Defence Force delivers aid to Aitutaki
NZPRT meet with ex-Mujahadeen and former Taliban
Defence Force's work in Afghanistan on show at Pataka
March
Air Trainer incident at Ohakea
Kiwi troops face tough weather conditions in Afghanistan
Defence Force returns from Cook Islands assistance mission
Navy helicopter training turns into real rescue
Prime Minister visits Air Force Base Ohakea
New Zealander takes command of Multinational Force in Sinai
Advice for Gallipoli travellers
Air Force jumps in for Jump Start
Defence Force launches student competition
Veterans chosen for Gallipoli ballot
New Air Force pilots flying high
RNZAF Hercules continues to assist in Fiji
Send an Anzac message to kiwi forces
RNZAF pays tribute in anniversary church service
RAAF in New Zealand for NZDF Exercise
April
RNZAF ready to wow at Wanaka air show
Interviews with troops deployed overseas on Anzac Day
Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea to visit
Air Force bugler to play at Gallipoli
Anzac commemorations for Wellington
RNZAF Anzac Day flypasts – Wellington region
Anzac Day remembered in NZ and around the world
RNZAF Anzac Day flypast - Northland region
RNZAF Anzac Day flypasts - Manawatu region
RNZAF Anzac Day flypasts – Auckland and Hamilton regions
RNZAF Anzac Day flypasts - Nelson and Marlborough region
RNZAF Iroquois incident - Media Release 1
RNZAF incident - media release 2
RNZAF Iroquois incident - media release 3
RNZAF Iroquois incident - media release 4
Iroquois crash 'brutal blow', says Ministers
Message from Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief
Iroquois incident - statement from Steve Gregory, father of FGOFF Daniel Gregory
Gallipoli contingent reflects on Air Force loss
Iroquois incident - family statement by Uncle of SGT Stevin Creeggan
Funeral service for three airmen at Ohakea
May
Operation Anzac Forces winners announcement
Christchurch student's work wins Defence art competition
Air Force helicopter operations in greater Auckland region
Orion finds Cook Islands' castaways
Battle of Crete remembered
Injured helicopter crewman supports Westpac rescue chopper appeal
New Zealand troops return from Timor-Leste
UN Peacekeepers Day marked
June
Minister remembers D-Day, honours veterans
Lower Hutt soldier in Top Shot competition
Defence personnel named in Queen's Birthday honours
Exercise Wiseowl takes to the skies above Napier
Defence goes grocery shopping with Corrections
Air Force Boeing develops ambulance capability
Kiwi troops destroy Russian bomb in Afghanistan
Remembering the 'forgotten' war
Air Force praises well equipped yachties after search and rescue
Exercise Wiseowl Comes to an End at Napier
Air Force Helicopter Operations in the Greater Wellington Area
July
Air Force cadets exercise at Hamner Springs
Defence Force arrives in Tuvalu for Pacific Relief exercise
Young people take on Air Force challenge
New Air Force officers graduate
Defence Force future-proofs electricity costs in new deal
Media Day 21 July: RNZAF Iroquois & Australian Army Blackhawk alpine flying exercise
The Air Force Proms Charity Concert
Defence Force embraces Māori language week
A Hawke's Bay mid winter spectacular
A Masterton mid winter music spectacular
August
NZ soldier killed in Bamyan Province, Afghanistan
NZ soldier killed in Bamyan province, Afghanistan - 2
NZ soldier killed in Bamyan province, Afghanistan - 3
NZ soldier killed in Bamyan province, Afghanistan - 4
NZ soldier killed in Bamyan province, Afghanistan - 6
Public opportunity to send message of condolence
NZDF personnel injured in Afghanistan - Release 9
Return home of LT Tim O'Donnell - Release 10
Funeral of LT O'Donnell to be held at Linton camp
September
Scouts relaunch Bob a Job
Royal New Zealand Air Force assists in Christchurch
Low flying Hercules takes on Manawatu
Air Force's newest recruits graduate
Rare panel on display for one day
Defence support continues for Canterbury region
Defence personnel get kiwi icons for Christmas
RNZAF Orion in Antarctica Medevac
'Marching Out' of Defence course into the workplace
New Air Force pilots get their wings
Defence on mission to assist food banks
October
Kiwi troops depart for Afghanistan
Soldiers out West
Six month tour in Afghanistan ends
New Defence Force Medal Announced
Defence Force cans come from Air Sea and Land
Defence Investigates One Stop On Line Shop for Recruits
Food banks benefit from Defence 'can'paign
RNZAF welcome home ceremony C-130 Hercules aircraft life extension programme
Upgraded Hercules returns to Base
November
Defence Force welcomes Government’s White Paper
Kiwis fight Aussies in Defence Force exercise
NZ Air Force, US Coast Guard rescue family
Armistice Day service
Government works to establish if Tarawa remains those of Coastwatchers
Malaysian medal recognises New Zealanders contribution
Air Force Officer wins NZ Defence Force Person of the Year award
December
Send a message to kiwis deployed this Christmas
Interviews with troops deployed at Christmas
New Chief of Defence Force welcomes his appointment
Statement from Lieutenant General Jerry Mateparae - Chief of the Defence Force
New Commanding Officer for Air Force's Rotary Wing
New Defence Force website launched
Final reminder - Interviews with troops deployed overseas for Christmas
NZSAS and Afghan forces conduct operation in Kabul

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