The Defence Capability Plan Review will present options to the Government on planned investments on future New Zealand Defence Force military capability out to 2035. The Terms of Reference for the Review sets out the scope, outputs and timeline for the Review, as well as the management and governance arrangements.Read more
The Ministry of Defence publishes a range of reports and publications. Please contact the Ministry if you are seeking these documents in an alternative format.
This summarises a Defence Assessment that explores the links between climate change and security, and how climate change will be a driver for future Defence operations.Read more
This Defence Assessment explores the links between climate change and security, and how climate change will be a driver for future Defence Force operations.Read more
Cover for the Ministry of Defence Statement of Intent 1 July 2018 - 30 June 2022Read more
Cover of the 2017/18 Ministry of Defence Annual ReportRead more
Joint briefing to the incoming Minister of Defence, Hon Ron Mark, December 2017
This joint briefing was provided to the incoming Minister of Defence, Hon Ron Mark, in December 2017. Produced by the New Zealand Defence Force and Ministry of Defence, it provides background on the Defence portfolio and upcoming work programme.View file
This publication provides the Cabinet paper and associated minute for Cabinet’s consideration of the Strategic Defence Policy Review 2018, which included release of the Government’s Strategic Defence Policy Statement 2018.Read more
This publication sets out a briefing to the Prime Minister and Minister of Defence in April 2018 on the public release of information regarding New Zealand Defence Force deployments.Read more
Briefings on 2018 Operational Decisions Relating to Iraq
This publication sets out five 2018 submissions to the Minister of Defence
regarding the operational deployment of personnel to Iraq.