Welcome to The Ministry of Defence

Naumai ki te Manatū Kaupapa Waonga

We are the Government’s lead civilian advisor on defence. We also purchase major equipment which becomes a capability when it is used by service men and women of the New Zealand Defence Force.

Ko mātou ngā kaitohutohu matua ki te kāwanatanga mo ngā kaupapa waonga. Nā mātou hoki, ngā taputapu nunui i hoko, hei āheitanga i roto i ngā ringa o ngā tāne me ngā wahine o Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa.

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June 2018 MFO deployment mandate

Multinational Force and Observers: Extension of Deployment to 30 September 2018 - Cabinet Documents

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The Changing Character of Peacekeeping

The Changing Character of Peacekeeping

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NZ Contribution to Afghanistan Army Training

Proposal to Continue New Zealand's Contribution to Afghanistan Army Training - Cabinet Documents

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Defence Deployments Iraq and Afghanistan

Defence Deployments: Iraq and Afghanistan - Cabinet Documents

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P 3K2 in Support of UNSC Sanctions Against NK

Deployment of P-3K2 Aircraft in Support of United Nations Security Council Sanctions Against North Korea - Cabinet Documents

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