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NEW ZEALAND defence force

Peace Corps volunteers infron of Poutasi Village sign
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has sent a 13-member contingent to provide dental care in Samoa over the next two weeks. Major Philip Worthington, who is leading the NZDF contingent, said the programme, run in collaboration with Samoas Ministry …The New Zealand...
 Some of the seven survivors shortly after being rescued [Photo: Facebook/ @RadioKiribati]
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — New Zealand Defence Force aircraft are spending hundreds of expensive hours every year looking for missing fishing boats and ferries in the Pacific. While there are moves afoot to improve maritime safety in the region, some say it's time for a total rethink on where aid...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will begin repatriating a Royal New Zealand Navy engineer from American Samoa, following a graveside blessing ceremony at Satala Cemetery in Pago Pago on May 2 (New Zealand time). Engineering Mechanic 1st Class Russell Moore died in...
 31 soliders who were killed in Malaysia and Vietnam and have been lying in non-commonwealth war cemetaries [Photo: Supplied: Bob Davies via RNZI]
RNZAF Base Ohakea, NEW ZEALAND — The first repatriation of defence force personnel buried around the world since 1955 will officially begin next week. Two airmen will be disinterred from the Suva Military Cemetery in Fiji, and one from the naval section of the Satala Cemetery in Pago Pago, American...