Latest media releases and announcements, listed here by date issued. 

  • VA News is our quarterly newsletter, and contains news about veterans and Veterans' Affairs.
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Military personnel remains to be brought home

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

Phone line fault

The previous fault with some of our phone lines has been fixed.

New rates from 1 April 2017

From 1 April 2017 new rates adjusted for Consumers Price Index (CPI) inflation will come into effect for all entitlements other than Scheme Two.

Support over the festive season

Veterans’ Affairs will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period. Find out more about our office closure, and alternative support available.

VA News December 2016

The December 2016 edition of Veterans' Affairs News is now available, and includes a welcome from the new Head of Veterans' Affairs.

New appointments to boards

The Minister of Veterans' Affairs has made appointments to the Veterans’ Advisory Board and the Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel.

Tax Code issues

Veterans' Affairs has been advised by the Department of Inland Revenue of an error regarding tax codes that may affect some veterans.

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