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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ANZ Bi Lateral Relations March 2018 sml

ANZ joint statement on closer defence relations

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mod annual report 2016 2017

Ministry of Defence Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2017

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mod soi 2017 2021

Ministry of Defence Statement of Intent 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2021

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ERD 17 SUB 0024 Proposal to increase New Zealands Contribution in Afghanistan

Proposal to increase New Zealand's Contribution in Afghanistan - Cabinet paper

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