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The Bugle

Our deployment newsletter with news from our personnel around the world and helpful ideas and information from our deployment community.


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UN Insignea

NZDF Celebrates UN Peace-

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) paid tribute to thousands of its personnel who have served under the United Nations flag as it marked the International Day of UN Peacekeepers.


TAUPO leaves Auckland for Fiji
Maritime Patrols in Support to Fiji

HMNZS TAUPO has departed for Fiji to conduct maritime patrols in support of the Fijian Navy.




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Welcome to HomeBase

COMJ Major General Tim Gall in DPMs  HOMEBASE is intended to provide members of the New Zealand Defence Force's (NZDF) deployment community with information that will  support and empower them during deployment. 

If you are a deployed person, a support worker, a friend or family member of a deployed person, please use the resources this site has to offer.

Force 4 FamiliesFORCE 4 FAMILIES

The NZDF welfare website for initiatives aimed at contributing to better support for all Defence Families at all times.


NZDF Social Media HandbookSocial Media Handbook

To help you to protect your personal information we have put together a New Zealand Defence Force Social Media Handbook which you can download, read online or print out.  

What’s Happening Overseas


This page was last reviewed on 13 June 2018, and is current.