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January
Cadets go Bush for the Holidays
Defence Force Flying Procedures Robust and Appropriate
Air Force Flies First Fijian Patrol
February
NZDF Marks 100th Anniversary of the First Combat Death of the First World War
Chief of Defence to Host UK Chief of Defence Visit
Antarctica Personnel Head Home after Successsful Season
Chief of Defence Force to Attend Coalition Chiefs of Defence Meeting in Riyadh
Orion arrives home from Middle East Deployment
March
Defence Force superannuation breaks new ground
RNZAF Carries Aid to Vanuatu
RNZAF Aid Flights Continue
Air Force Aid Flights Have to Turn Back
Air Force Delivers More Aid to Vanuatu
Chief of Defence to Attend UN Chiefs of Defence Conference
Hercules Celebrates 50th Birthday at Work in Pacific Islands
NZDF Hard at Work in Vanuatu
April
RNZAF to Mark Anniversary with Historical First
Kiwi Approach to Iraq Training Mission
Iraq Training Mission Prep Moves to Next Phase
Daily Last Post to Sound until 2018
NZDF at its Busiest in Vanuatu
Determined New Zealanders Get Aid Through
NZDF to Commemorate Anzac Day Across the World
NH90 Flies in National Search and Rescue Exercise
Air Force Takes Out Top Military Award at International Aerospace Competition
Chief of Defence to Attend Gallipoli Anzac Commemorations
Training Contingent Main Body Departs for Australia
Air Force's Newest Recruits Graduate
Beating Retreat Anzac Day Performance
Defence Out in Force for Anzac Day
Christchurch Medic Remembers Great-Great Uncle on the Western Front
Every Night Since 1928 The Last Post Plays
Afghanistan Memorial Re-Dedicated In New Zealand
Chief of Defence Visits Baghdad
May
Air Force Helicopter Training
Successful Trial Strengthens Ebola Response
NZDF Pilots Get Their Wings
New Discount Scheme And Info Hub For Defence Families
Chief of Defence Force Attending NATO Chiefs of Defence Conference
New Medal Recognises Service in Counter-Piracy Operations
NZDF Conducts Urban Flying Training
Air Force Engineer Wins Top Aeronautical Prize
Air Force Avionics Technician Wins Top Aeronautical Prize
Australian Recognition For Kiwi Service In Cambodia
June
NZDF Personnel Named in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Employers Honoured for Support to NZDF
Duke's Salute Marks Final Fire for 2015
Orions Successful in Pacific Search and Rescue Missions
NH90s Fly onto HMNZS Canterbury in Wellington
Chief of Defence Force to Visit China
New Zealand Frigate Seizes Heroin Worth $235M
Defence Force Involved In Pacific Aid Exercise
Defence Force Takes Part in Major Pacific Aid Exercise
RNZAF NH90s practise formation in run-up to Talisman Sabre
July
Big Kiwi Presence in Australia's Largest Warfighting Exercise
Taumarunui Man Flying High In Australian Warfighting Exercise
Warfighting Exercise To Help NZ Work Better With Security Partners
Onslow College Old Boy in Warfighting Exercise
Australians Honoured to 'Fight' with Kiwis During Exercise
Australian Pilot ‘Fights’ With Kiwis In Warfighting Exercise
Queen Margaret College Old Girl In Warfighting Exercise
Defence Force To Chalks Up 365 Days On Middle East Operation
Palmerston North Local Takes Part In Australia’s Largest Warfighting Exercise
Levin Local In Australia’s Largest Warfighting Exercise
Logistics Specialist From Levin In Australia’s Largest Warfighting Exercise
Maori Ode Of Remembrance Change Recognises Women In Uniform
August
Exercise Confirms NH90s’ Readiness To Deploy Overseas
Hundreds Remembered At Chunuk Bair 100 Years On
Air Force Congratulates new Helicopter Crew
Chief Of Defence Force To Visit Viet Nam
‘Defence Blacks’ New Name For NZDF Rugby Team
NZDF Hosts International Defence Reserves Conference
September
NZDF Airborne Surveillance Force to Train in Northeast Asia
Air Force Inquiry
Defence Force Sells Iroquois Helicopters
Former Christchurch Air Cadet Joins NZDF Humanitarian Mission
New Zealand Defence Force Welcomes PIF Findings
Cook Islands Officials Thank New Zealand for Tropic Twilight Aid
October
Defence Force Orion Finds Missing Boaties
Review Sees Further Improvements to Recruit Training
NZDF to Host Combined Space Operations Meeting
NZDF-Hosted International Exercise Begins
Air Force Pilots get their Wings
Joint Operation Busts Hawke's Bay Paua Poachers
USAF Global Hawk to Join Major New Zealand Exercise
November
Friendly Forces Descend on Westport for Exercise Southern Katipo
New Warrant Officer for NZDF's Operational Headquarters
Chief of Defence Force Presented With Official Korowai
NZDF Exercise Tests Evacuation Plan
NZDF Supports Border Patrols
Engagement on Par with Other Uniformed Organisations
Kiwi Forces Radio Back On Air
NZDF Amphibious Landings in Marlborough
USAF Flypast at Ohakea
Exercise Successfully Tests Capabilities
50 Years of Air Cargo Missions to Antarctica
NZDF to Get New Glock Pistols
December
NZDF Orion Completes 16-Month Middle East Operation
From Motueka to the Middle East
Christmas Video Messages From Around the World
Deployed Personnel Get Ready for Christmas Far Away
NZDF Personnel Named in the New Year Honours List 2016

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