This joint briefing was provided to the incoming Minister of Defence, Hon Mark Mitchell, in April 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
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 customer satisfaction survey was established in 2016 as a repeatable annual assessment to measure the New Zealand Defence Industry’s satisfaction with their engagements with New Zealand Defence and prime contractors.Read more
Industry has a key role in helping Defence achieve the outputs of the Defence Capability Plan 2016. Local and international firms are
engaged more than ever before, working with Defence on supplying and maintaining a modern, well-equipped
and capable Defence Force.
The Defence Capability Plan, last released in 2014, has been updated to reflect the capability decisions of the Defence White Paper 2016.
The Plan provides more detail on the new capability investments selected in the Defence White Paper, including ice-strengthening for Antarctic and Southern Ocean operations, enhanced air surveillance and littoral operations, cyber protection, and intelligence support.Read more
Statement of Intent 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2020
The Ministry of Defence's Statement of Intent for 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020.View file
Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2016
The Ministry of Defence's Annual Report 2015-2016.View file
Examining the experiences of a group of applicants to the New Zealand Defence Force as they progressed throughout the recruitment process.Read more
Sets out the Government’s expectations for Defence over the coming decades.Read more
Defence White Paper 2016 Public Consultation Summary of Submissions
Summary of submissions from public consultation process.View file