• HMNZS Canterbury

    Capability questions for the next government

    Hon Dr Wayne Mapp looks to the past in order to explore the maritime acquisition landscape of the future, focusing on the Offshore Patrol Vessel and Frigate replacement decisions facing the next government. The first [...]
  • RADM James Gilmour

    Towards the Networked Force: An interview with CJFNZ

    Dr Peter Greener, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Strategic Studies (VUW) asks Commander Joint Forces New Zealand RADM James Gilmour about large-scale training exercises, overseas deployments, women in uniform, frigates, helicopters and more. PG: [...]
  • Predator-A

    GA-ASI extends RPA leadership

    MQ-9B edges closer to RAF delivery, Predator A turns 25, and GA-ASI demonstrates Multi-Mission Control and Metis RPA capabilities that offer operator savings for the USAF. UK Test and Evaluation Contract signed General Atomics Aeronautical [...]
  • Industry 4.0

    Future-proofing A&D manufacturing for Industry 4.0

    Evan Butler-Jones, Director, Defence Product Line, Aerospace & Defence Business Unit at IFS, provides a checklist for aerospace and defence manufacturers to ensure they take advantage of the benefits of Industry 4.0. The benefits of [...]
  • human trafficking

    Tackling Human Trafficking

    Don Lord, Executive Director Hagar NZ, spoke on the issue of human trafficking at the Asia Pacific Security and Innovation Summit in Rotorua earlier this year. It’s a crime from which New Zealand is far [...]


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Post-mosque attacks: a new security climate

Two months on from the Christchurch mosque attacks, NZSM gains insights from Phil Murphy, Sales Manager South Island for Gallagher, and Gary Morrison, NZSA CEO, in relation to the post-15/03 security context. Security, at its […]

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Christchurch Mosque Attacks: A Tipping Point for New Zealand

New Zealand is experienced in responding to crises, write Dr Bridgette Sullivan-Taylor (University of Auckland) and Dr Layla Branicki (Macquarie University), but achieving resilience requires a joined-up approach before crises hit. New Zealanders are collectively […]

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