NZ defence industry 'misunderstood', braces for protests at this week's forum in Auckland

Jonathan Underhill
Tue, 15 Nov 2016

By Jonathan Underhill Nov. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Defence Industry Association, bracing for protests at its annual forum in Auckland this week, says it is a "misunderstood" sector that generates $60 million for the economy by providing support services to the NZ Defence Force. “The vast majority of the 170 defence supply organisations represented at the NZDIA Forum support NZDF with enabling services including maintenance, repair and overhaul, logistics, professional advisory services, ICT and engineering," said NZDIA chair B...

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