New Zealand Army

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First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Medics memorial to get a revamp

A memorial to medics killed in World War I is set to undergo a facelift.The memorial, in memory of the New Zealand Medical Corps, was installed at the Awapuni Racecourse in Palmerston North by the Manawatu Racing Club and unveiled in 1929. The site was ... [Published Manawatu Standard - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Choppers part of army exercise in Peel Forest

South Cantabrians should not be concerned by Iroquois helicopters in the skies and armed men in the Peel Forest today.Their presence is part of a New Zealand Army exercise in the Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve.As part of a navigational exercise, up to ... [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

'Esercise Taiaha Tombak' Enhances Interoperability Of Malaysian And New Zealand Army

ALOR SETAR (Kedah, Malaysia), Aug 14 (Bernama) -- The joint field training exercise between Malaysian and New Zealand Army, 'Exercise Taiaha Tombak' has enhanced the interoperability of both troops in conducting counter insurgency war. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Army chef at sharp end of exercise

A Palmerston North chef is heating up the kitchen in the Australian Outback.A year ago, Linton-based Private Rowan Signal, 19, was three weeks into his initial recruit course in the heart of an icy Waiouru winter.He is now one of eight New Zealand Army ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Game of chicken leaves scars

A young driver left a friend with lifelong injuries after a game of chicken went wrong, a judge has found. At a sentencing hearing yesterday, Judge Bruce Davidson said Jordan Holmes, 21, of Paraparaumu, "blatantly should have stopped or slowed down dramatically" ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Intoxicated soldier killed by truck

An Australian soldier was highly intoxicated and running along a highway in dark clothes when he was hit and killed by a truck, a coroner's inquest has heard.Lance Corporal Duncan John Orr, 31, died in February 2013 near Burnham when he was in the country ... [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Army training turns life around

A Timaru youth is ready to rise through the New Zealand army's ranks after a steep learning curve at Waiouru.Private Jamie Mason, 18, is in Timaru on leave after 16 weeks of basic training with the New Zealand Army.Those 16 weeks have been a success for ... [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

War posties' WW1 sacrifices remembered

File photo / APNPhilip Cryer now shares more than just a name with his grandfather.Today, he laid a wreath to commemorate the centenary of WWI, a job his grandfather carried out at the same event 50 years ago.Mr Cryer's grandfather, also named Philip ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

'War to end all wars' moulded NZ's future

The beginning of what was supposed to be the war to end all wars was commemorated in New Plymouth yesterday. More than 100 people attended the ceremony marking the beginning of World War I at the Cenotaph and applauded as about 90 old soldiers marched ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

A family’s history comes home

Doug Goldthorpe of Bellingham, Wash. hands over the British War Medal earned by William Arthur Rutter to the First World War veteran’s great-nephew, Phil Rutter of Coldstream.— image credit: photo submittedThe beginning of the First World War went down ... [Published Vernon Morning Star - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Army searches issue at tribunal (NZ Newswire)

The procedures the New Zealand Army used for searching and seizing stolen property in 2013 are at issue in a military tribunal.An army officer has pleaded not guilty to four charges related to documents signed after seizure of a rifle, bag with 46 syringes, ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

US Marine, New Zealand, Canadian service members exchange weapons during foreign weapons training

POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - Company Landing Team 5, made up of New Zealand, Canadian and U.S. Marine Corps service members conducted foreign weapons training at Range 7 in Pohakuloa Training area July 20 on the Big Island during Rim of the Pacific ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 25 2014]

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"We want to make it a feature and focal point and a gathering place," he said. "It's not just about the memorial, but the area around it."
"It is also an avenue to further strengthen the existing relationship between the troops from New Zealand and Malaysia that we have enjoyed over these years."
"I'd always wanted to join the army. It's a great place to gain a trade, develop life skills and do some travelling while getting paid. The army has so many opportunities for people to make the most of and is an awesome option for anyone looking for a career."
"He can chip away at it but it will never get paid in full."

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Medics memorial to get a revamp [Published Manawatu Standard - 17 hours ago]
Comedy - Rhys Darby Live! [Published Time Out Brisbane - Aug 20 2014]
Choppers part of army exercise in Peel Forest [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 14 2014]
'Esercise Taiaha Tombak' Enhances Interoperabil... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Aug 14 2014]
‘Exercise Taiaha Tombak’ enhances interoperabil... [Published MySarawak - Aug 14 2014]
A tragic war time accident [Published Yelverton Today - Aug 13 2014]
'Exercise Taiaha Tombak' Enhances Interoperabil... [Published Bernama - Aug 13 2014]
Don't forget New Zealand in Anzac commemorations. [Published Ballarat Courier - Aug 13 2014]
Army chef at sharp end of exercise [Published Manawatu Standard - Aug 13 2014]
War pension thief used money to help sick famil... [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 12 2014]
No place like Waverley, says John [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Aug 11 2014]
new Soldier’s First World War medal finds its w... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 11 2014]
Maltese in uniform serving the Crown and its al... [Published Times of Malta - Aug 11 2014]
Game of chicken leaves scars [Published The Press NZ - Aug 08 2014]
Game of chicken leaves scars [Published Manawatu Standard - Aug 08 2014]
We do a huge disservice to the dead of World Wa... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 08 2014]
Otaki Remembers World War 1 Exhibition [Published The Big Idea - Aug 08 2014]
Intoxicated soldier killed by truck [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 08 2014]
Army training turns life around [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 07 2014]
HMNZS ‘Canterbury’ takes part in RIMPAC [Published Baird Maritime - Aug 07 2014]
Soldier died after lacklustre care [Published The Press NZ - Aug 07 2014]
Corporal making most of Hawaii [Published Sun Live - Aug 07 2014]
NZ momentum at Edinburgh [Published The Big Idea - Aug 06 2014]
New constables aim to climb high [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 06 2014]
Games give wounded soldier another chance [Published Southland Times - Aug 05 2014]
Coalition team makes impact during RIMPAC fire ... [Published United States Army - Aug 05 2014]
The Commonwealth marks centenary of entry into WWI [Published Canadian Content - Aug 04 2014]
War sacrifices never forgotten [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Aug 04 2014]
War posties' WW1 sacrifices remembered [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 04 2014]
WWI marks 100 year anniversary: Nuggets of ANZA... [Published NZ News UK - Aug 04 2014]
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Army Tests Itself to Ensure Readiness [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - May 09 2014]
With all guns blazing the New Zealand Army has embarked on one of its biggest exercises of the year at Waiouru Military Camp. Exercise Alam Halfa involves artillery, gunnery and engineers plus combat support units to train jointly with the Royal New Zealand ...
Australians and New Zealanders Pay Tribute to F... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 25 2014]
Ceremonies were held around the world today in memory of Australian and New Zealand soldiers who have fallen in battle since the beginning of the 20th Century. Anzac Day was this year commemorated not just in two antipodean nations but also in several ...
Army Westland support welcomed by Federated Far... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 25 2014]
Federated Farmers appreciates the support of New Zealand Army engineers and personnel from 1 NZ Brigade, who are in Southern Westland to help the region recover from former Cyclone Ita’s devastation. ...
John Kerry: Australian & New Zealand Army Corps... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Apr 25 2014]
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, it gives me great pleasure to extend our warmest regards and best wishes to the people of Australia and New Zealand on Anzac Day this April 25. ...
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