Posts Tagged ‘NZ Defence Force’

NZ Defence Force and local Iwi commit to a new relationship

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Last Saturday the New Zealand Defence Force vested back to local Māori of Ngāti Rangi land that had been used as a Communication Centre. Next Saturday the Iwi will gift that land back to the Crown and Defence Force. It will continue to be used by the Defence Force for the good of all New Read more

Bibles donated to NZDF brings comfort even to non-believers

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Bible Society New Zealand has recently donated 5,000 specially designed Bibles to the chaplaincy service of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). “People come into my office, and many aren’t religious, but they are all going through things”, says the Principal Defence Force Chaplain Ants Hawes. “I say to them, ‘Look I know you are Read more

Defence force chaplains who died in war remembered

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Eleven NZ Defence Force chaplains who have died while serving their country will be remembered in a commemorative service at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on 28 August 2015. It is one hundred years since the first NZ Defence Force chaplain was killed on active duty. The service will be attended by the Governor-General, Read more