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The Bugle

Deployment newsletter keeping you informed about what is happening with our personnel around the world and also provide you with an opportunity to send and receive messages, to and from home.

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Task Group Taji I Arrival Home

First Rotation Return from Iraq

The first rotation of soldiers return from their six month deployment to Iraq



Second Wave of Trainers Deploy to Iraq 

The second rotation of Kiwis have gone to Iraq as part of the combined Australia-New Zealand non-combat training force.



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Welcome to HomeBase

HOMEBASE is intended to provide members of the New Zealand Defence Force's deployment community with information that will  support and empower them during 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.



The NZDF welfare website for initiatives aimed at contributing to better support for all Defence Families at all times.

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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.

Social Media Handbook

What’s Happening Overseas


This page was last reviewed on 18 November 2015, and is current.