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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.


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Navy Today

Army News

Air Force News

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Media Releases


Hope Amid Poverty and Despair 

Major James Martin, serving in South Sudan, thinks there is hope for the war-torn country despite decades of conflict in the area.


NZDF Makes a Significant Contribution to Antarctic Scientific Research 

NZDF personnel from all three services have made significant contributions during a busy summer season in Antarctica.



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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 19 February 2019, and is current.