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 […]


NZDIA Government Procurement Rules guidance

In its recently released Guide to the new procurement environment covering Defence and other Agencies in New Zealand, the NZDIA breaks down the Government Procurement Rules 4th edition. According to Chapter 9 of the New Zealand Government Defence […]

New Zealand Army 2FLD SQN

NZDIA responds to the Defence Capability Plan 2019

According to the New Zealand Defence Industry Association, the just-released Defence Capability Plan DCP provides industry with a clear mandate to step up further into roles supporting Defence. The New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) […]

Ron Mark

Community, Nation, World: Defence stepping up in 2019

Defence Minister Ron Mark highlights recent work done by the NZDF, indicating Defence Estate focus will follow soon-to-be published Defence Capability Plan. Last year we launched the Coalition Government’s Strategic Defence Policy Statement. In it […]