Below is a selection of the latest news featuring Army Reserve personnel.
Employer Support for Reserves Rewarded
10 April 2012 : The support shown by Blackhead Quarries for their employees Warrant Officer Gerry Costello and Sergeant Dan Bristow has earned the company the Territorial Forces Employer Support Council (TFESC) National Employer of the Year Award.
Army Reservists have the freedom of Auckland City
By Major Syd Dewes : With bayonets fixed, drums beating, bands playing, Colours flying and swords drawn, the 3rd Auckland (Countess of Ranfurly's Own) and Northland Battalion Group, 11/4 Artillery Battery, and 1 Field Engineer Troop, all in full...
Canterbury reservist wins national award
November 2011 : Territorial Force officer Tony Sumner has won the Contact Centre Institute of New Zealand’s Contact Centre Manager of the Year award.
Auckland's Top Employers for 2011 recognised
By Major Syd Dewes : "This has been totally unexpected and a total surprise," said Auckland University Professor Bruce Harris when he accepted the Northern Region Top Employer Award for 2011.
Defence Force continues to assist Maritime NZ and emergency response to MV RENA
18 October 2011 : Over 370 New Zealand Defence Force personnel continue to support Maritime NZ, other Government agencies and the people of Tauranga with ships, aircraft and clean-up teams deployed to the area.
Young accountant wins Defence Reservist of the Year
13 July 2011 : The Defence Force’s Reservist of the Year title has been won by Lance Corporal Peter Archer from Wellington, who is currently working at Ernst and Young as an accountant since graduating with a BCom (Accounting) and a BSc (Zoology)...
Territorial Force swaps trenching tools for shovels
Sunday 27 February 2011
Territorial soldiers from across the North Island have arrived in Christchurch today to contribute their muscle to the clean up process already underway in the suburbs.
Haurakis Acknowledge Service
" While nobody wants to live in a state of war, history demonstrates that nations should be prepared to guard themselves and their neighbours " .
That was the message from the Honorary Colonel of 6 Hauraki Battalion Group, Judge Chris McGuire, in a...
Law student wins Defence Reservist of the year
15 September 2010
The Defence Force's Reservist of the Year title has been won by Private Michael Rennie from Gisborne, who is studying for a law degree at Victoria University in Wellington.
NZDF Apprenticeship Scheme
The New Zealand Defence Force is partnering with industry to provide a safety-net to apprentices by encouraging them to join their Reserve Forces.
The Regimental Band of 7th Battalion wins at Feilding Bands Festival
The 32-strong band of the 7th Wellington (City of Wellington's Own) and Hawke's Bay Battalion, won a Gold Award and Best Entertaining Band out of 13 Bands at the 2010 Feilding Festival of Bands in May.
Hauraki and Auckland TF Battalions Combine in Leadership Training
Hauraki Battalion and Auckland North soldiers combined to conduct their first Self Leadership workshop over a weekend at the end of June.