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DEFSEC Media is New Zealand's defence, security and fire B2B/B2G publishing group. Our leading magazines, NZ Security, Fire NZ - and our latest title - Line of Defence, are read by key business, government and military decision makers. This website is the online home of cutting-edge content from each of our titles.


 

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Fiji and NZ to partner on maritime surveillance

Posted 6/4/2017

New Zealand will deploy a Royal New Zealand Navy Inshore Patrol Vessel and crew to Fiji for six months from May. The announcement was made by Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and his Fijian counterpart Ratu Inoke Kubuabola at the third South Pacific Defence Ministers’ Meeting in Auckland.

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C. R. Kennedy seeking CCTV sales person

Posted 5/4/2017

C R Kennedy, the leading supplier of software and hardware solutions to the video surveillance industry, is seeking a CCTV sales person based Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to cover key locations in New Zealand.

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Australian $35 billion Future Frigate Tender released

Posted 1/4/2017

Australia's Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, announced yesterday the release of the Request for Tender (RFT) for the AUD 35 billion Future Frigate project to the three shortlisted designers: BAE, Fincantieri and Navantia.

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New levy rates to fund Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Posted 30/3/2017

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced new levy rates that will fund Fire and Emergency New Zealand. From 1 July, Fire and Emergency New Zealand will bring together volunteer and paid, urban and rural firefighters under a national emergency service.

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NZDF refutes Nicky Hager book

Posted 22/3/2017

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has refuted claims made by Nicky Hager in his new co-authored book, Hit and Run, that a "revenge" raid by the Special Air Service on Taliban insurgents in retaliation for New Zealand's first fatality in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of six civilians.

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to visit New Zealand

Posted 22/3/2017

Prime Minister Bill English announced today that he and Premier Li will hold official talks in Wellington, and that he and the Premier will also meet business leaders in Auckland during his visit from 26 to 29 March.

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China’s DEA General Aviation debuts at LIMA ’17

Posted 21/3/2017

DEA General Aviation China makes its debut in Asia Pacific at LIMA’17 (Langkawi International Marine and Aerospace Expo) this week with a newly ratified collaborative agreement with Malaysia’s Alaf Strategi to develop Unmanned Air Vehicles for the commercial market.

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New Chair for NZ Defence Industry Association

Posted 8/3/2017

In an update emailed to New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) members today, acting executive officer Bernie Diver communicated the recent election of new board members and the appointment of Scott Arrell as the Association’s new Chair.

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Release of Australian Military sales equipment catalogue

Posted 7/3/2017

Line of Defence, Autumn 2017: In a move set to benefit local Defence suppliers, Australia’s Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne released the first Australian Military Sales Equipment Catalogue on 17 February.

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GA-ASI Launches Team Reaper Australia

Posted 7/3/2017

Line of Defence, Autumn 2017: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has announced the launch of its Team Reaper Australia solution to the Project Air 7003 requirement, together with Australian teammates Cobham, CAE Australia, Raytheon Australia, and Flight Data Systems.

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NZ condemns North Korea’s missile launches

Posted 6/3/2017

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has condemned in the strongest terms the launch of multiple missiles by North Korea on 06 March.

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NZDF to counter piracy and trafficking

Posted 5/2/2017

The NZDF has sent a 55-member contingent and an Air Force P-3K2 Orion surveillance aircraft to the Middle East to join an international partnership against piracy and people and drug trafficking. 

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Singapore-NZ Defence relationship celebrated

Posted 22/1/2017

New Zealand and Singapore’s Defence Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Dr Ng Eng Hen today observed Exercise Thunder Warrior, an artillery live-firing exercise at the Waiouru Training Area. This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF) exercise.

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InternetNZ welcomes NetSafe as approved agency

Posted 21/11/2016

InternetNZ has welcomed NetSafe to its new role as "approved agency" under the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015. “The Internet has enabled much easier communication and sharing. This creates significant benefits, but also some risks and challenges,” said InternetNZ's Chief Executive Jordan Carter.

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simPRO and NZSA partner to benefit members

Posted 21/11/2016

simPRO Software has partnered with the NZSA to deliver a suite of job management solutions and training to NZSA members. The partnership will offer financial concessions to members including free licensing options for simPRO Service and concessions on simPRO Enterprise, the company’s flagship cloud-based job management solution.

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