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What We Do

In these pages you’ll find a range of information about what the Air Force does. Everything from our commitment to New Zealand's Defence policy to our training and operational elements.

Government Policy

In June 2016, the Government released the 2016 Defence White Paper.  It sets out the Government’s expectations for Defence over the coming decades. Read more here.

Our Aircraft

We operate a number of different aircraft from the Boeing 757 to our NH90 and A109LUH helicopters. Find out more about our aircraft and download posters of past and present RNZAF aircraft.

Training Elements

We have several flying training units which provide initial and advanced training for our aircrew before they move to operational squadrons. Find out more about our training elements here.