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Who is a veteran?

New Zealand veterans are aged from 19 to more than a hundred years old. They include retired people, those in civilian life, and currently-serving personnel. There are around 31,000 New Zealand veterans.

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Briefing for the Incoming Minister

This document has been proactively released. Redactions made to the document have been made consistent with provisions of the Official Information Act 1982. Briefing for the Incoming...

Veterans’ Support Act 2014

Frequently asked questions Why is the current legislation changing? The War Pensions Act 1954 (the 1954 Act) was passed 60 years ago and is outdated. While the provisions of the...

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