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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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New Zealand Defence Force Personnel Deployed Far and Wide 

Eleven per cent of the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) regular force personnel are currently serving or training overseas, with personnel on six of the seven continents.

Maritime Security Patrols Continue the Good Work in Fiji 

A new rotation of 26 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel is committed to carry on the good work achieved so far in the combined maritime security patrols of Fiji’s territorial waters. 



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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.

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 15 September 2017, and is current.