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The Bugle - Deployment Newsletter


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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Defence Engineers in Antarctica 

The 17 engineers sent to Antarctica have just completed six weeks of construction, working in constant daylight and at temperatures that dipped to minus 26 degrees.

Chief of Air Force farewells the Detachment Commander
Orion Leaves for Anti-Piracy Mission

A New Zealand Defence Force Orion surveillance aircraft and its support team has left to join an international partnership against piracy and trafficking.



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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 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.



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

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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.


Social Media Handbook

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This page was last reviewed on 13 April 2017, and is current.