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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.


NZDF Publications:

Navy Today

Army News

Air Force News

Follow the NZDF on social media

Media Releases


Supporting Role in IRAQ Mission 

Major McIntyre is one of about 70 New Zealand Defence Force personnel currently deployed to Camp Taji as part of the combined training mission in IRAQ.


HMNZS TAUPO Farewelled from Auckland
NZDF in Fisheries Patrol 

The New Zealand Defence Force has taken part in a multi-national fisheries patrol that covered an area 22 times the size of New Zealand.



New Zealand Defence Force

Royal New Zealand Navy

New Zealand Army

Royal New Zealand Air Force

Welcome to the New Zealand Defence Force's (NZDF) Operational HomeBase

COMJ Major General Tim Gall in DPMs


HOMEBASE is intended to provide our deployment community with information that will  support and empower you during periods of operational 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.


Social 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 29 July 2019, and is current.