The Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel is now seeking applications from researchers interested in undertaking projects to improve the health outcomes of veterans.
Latest media releases and announcements, listed here by date issued.
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On 19 and 20 July 2017, Minister for Defence People and Veterans Tobias Ellwood welcomed delegations from the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
On the 25th July, Professor Paterson released a discussion document “How well is the Veterans’ Support Act 2014 working? A chance to have your say”.
An Official Information request has been made to the NZDF for any imagery from the engagement in Baghak, Afghanistan on 4 August 2012.
Two students have tied for first place in the Battle of Passchendaele Multi-media Competition.
Professor Ron Paterson has been appointed to lead an independent review of the operation of the Veterans’ Support Act 2014.
On 8 June 2017 changes will be made to the list of Australian Statements of Principles that apply in New Zealand.
Nineteen year-old Emma Catto has been announced as the overall winner of this year’s Battle of Passchendaele social media competition.
The deadline for entries for two Passchendaele competitions has been extended. Year 12 and 13 students now have until Friday 19 May to submit their entries.
A Spark New Zealand issue, recently affecting some calls to us, is now fixed. We apologise for any inconvenience it caused.
Veterans' Affairs will be closed over Easter weekend. As a result we are processing payments early.
On 10 April 2017, the Government offered the families of New Zealand Defence Force personnel and their dependents buried in military burials in Malaysia and Sin
The previous fault with some of our phone lines has been fixed.
Veterans’ Affairs Minister David Bennett has launched the 2017 Battle of Passchendaele multi-media competition.
From 1 April 2017 new rates adjusted for Consumers Price Index (CPI) inflation will come into effect for all entitlements other than Scheme Two.
Statements of Principles regarding Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder have been amended.
Veterans’ Affairs will be closed on Monday 6 February for Waitangi Day.
The Veterans' Advisory Board is making steady progress with its consideration of the Government’s current repatriation policy.
The Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel provides an update on applications for funding from the Veterans' Medical Research Trust Fund.
Veterans’ Affairs will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period. Find out more about our office closure, and alternative support available.