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
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The Ministry of Defence's Statement of Intent 1 July 2018 - 30 June 2022Read more
The Ministry of Defence's 2017/18 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.Read more
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.
Rotation of New Zealand Defence Force Deployed Forces – Cabinet Paper and Minute
This publication provides documents on Cabinet’s 23 July 2018 decision that
clarifies arrangements for the rotation of New Zealand Defence Force
New Zealand Defence Force Iraq Deployment: Operational Personnel Contingency
This publication sets out a briefing to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the
Minister of Defence in June 2018 to clarify where New Zealand Defence Force
operational contingency personnel can be deployed within the Iraq mandate.