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Our computer network is linked to the New Zealand Defence Force’s system. Security is very important, and there are strict rules in place to protect the...
124 Statements of Principles, covering 65 conditions, have been amended by Gazette notice.
The Viet Nam Veterans and their Families Trust Annual General Meeting will be on Saturday 2 December at the Manurewa RSA in Auckland.
We experienced a fault with the messaging tool on our website between 13 October and 13 November. This issue has now been resolved.
Applications are now open for a scholarship for descendants of veterans of the Korean War to study at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Korea.
On 31 July 2017 the Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel (the Panel) sought applications from New Zealand-based researchers interested in generating knowledge and understanding of veterans to...
The September 2017 edition of VA News is now available.
On 1 September 2017 changes will be made to the list of Australian Statements of Principles that apply in New Zealand.
The Veterans’ Health Advisory Panel is now seeking applications from researchers interested in undertaking projects to improve the health outcomes of veterans.
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.