HMNZS CANTERBURY at the Kermedec Islands.
Royal New Zealand Navy
03/23/2017 at 07:09. Facebook
HMNZS Canterbury is off to the Kermedec Islands. She's transporting 50 government staff and about 15 tonnes of equipment and building material to Raoul Island for three agencies undertaking scientific work.
Royal New Zealand Navy
03/21/2017 at 23:07. Facebook
The March edition of Navy Today is online. In this issue, we go mine-hunting with the Clearance Dive Group and their American counterparts; the Navy join in the 1930s glam at Art Deco in Napier; how a HMNZS CANTERBURY ship's cap ended up in a harbourmaster's office in England, and the man determined to restore a WWII navy patrol vessel.
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Royal New Zealand Navy
03/21/2017 at 06:37. Facebook
HMNZS TE KAHA has been underway off the coast of Western Australia taking part in a multi-national exercise run by the Royal Australian Navy, including the use of Royal Australian Air Force planes, a US Navy submarine, the Italian Navy and Spanish Navy. During the final week of the exercise the Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant-General Tim Keating came on board with the Warrant Officer of the...
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Royal New Zealand Navy
03/21/2017 at 05:56. Facebook
JOCT 17/01 receiving Lead Team facilitation and classroom activities.
91 recruits from Basic Common Training intake 17/01 are reunited with their family and loved ones for the first time since entering the gate at Devonport Naval Base five weeks ago. It was also their first outing in ceremonial uniform.
Five weeks into Basic Common Training, the recruits of BCT 17/01 attend a Navy church service at Devonport Naval Base meeting their families for the first time since training started. Photo album to follow later today.
BCT 17/01 - First time in General Work Uniforms.
A greenstone taonga embracing the culture of the Navy chaplains and the Navy itself has become a new tradition in the induction of the Principal Chaplain of the Navy.
Chaplain Peter Olds RNZN was confirmed as the Principal Chaplain of the Navy in a ceremony at St Christopher’s Chapel in Devonport Naval Base on 16 March, wearing He Tokatūmoana, as part of his dress uniform.
He Tokatūmoana,...
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An Australian MRH-90 approaches HMNZS TE KAHA’s flight deck for their first approach during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER, marking their first landing on any Anzac-class frigate, including the RAN’s eight Anzac-class frigates. The MRH-90 helicopter is a much larger helicopter than the RNZN is used to operating off the flight decks of HMNZ Ships, adding a challenge to both HMNZS TE KAHA’s flight deck...
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TE MANA sporties during Ex Ocean Explorer.
Terrific video of our Navy divers working with the US Navy during Exercise Fulcrum in Northland, including our own LT Wesley Moir showcasing the work our divers do.
Otaki College commemorated 100 years since the sinking of SS OTAKI with an unveiling of a monument by Govenor-General Dame Patsy Reddy in front of several hundred students and guests this morning. The event included a substantial representation from the Royal New Zealand Navy, with a catafalque guard surrounding the monument and attendance by Chief of Navy Rear Admiral John Martin. Otaki MP...
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HMNZS Centerbury (CAN) is currently in the midst of a Work Up, a period where the Ship is put through its paces by the Navy’s Maritime Operation Evaluation Team (MOET) to ensure the Ship is capable of operating at a high tempo over a sustained period. CAN is displaying proficiency in not just the capabilities that she traditionally performs well, but also lesser used skills such as gunnery,...
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Promotions aboard HMNZS Te Mana.
High tea on the high seas, as HMNZS Te Mana celebrates International Women's Day.
More Shakedown work with BCT 17/01, featuring trust falls and problem-solving exercises.
It's Shakedown week for BCT 17/01, with a week spent up at the Tamaki Leadership Centre at Whangaparaoa, including parade training, colours ceremony training and the fire run.
The RNZN Women's Steering Group held an International Women's Day event at Devonport Naval Base yesterday, featuring guest speaker Sina Wendt-Moore, the chief executive of Leadership New Zealand. Around 150 attended, including Australia's deputy chief of Navy, in town for Navy to Navy talks.
The International Women's Day breakfast at Parliament this morning. LT Keri Hayden (Aide de Camp to the GG), SQN LDR Sarah Collins, LT CDR Kelly Begg, GP CAPT Leanne Woon, Her Excellency Dame Patsy Reddy, SGT Emma Noonan, CPL Janice Anderson, LT CDR Elizabeth Lewer, CAPT Bobbi Twist.