Ministry of Defence / Manatū Kaupapa Waonga

Ministry of Defence / Manatū Kaupapa Waonga
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  • The Ministry of Defence advises the Government on defence issues and purchases military equipment.
  • Provides long-range advice on New Zealand’s defence interests and challenges.
  • Advises on meeting current challenges like potential deployments, and possible future challenges.
  • Builds and maintains strong international defence relationships, advises on the military’s performance and effectiveness as a system, and assesses and audits the New Zealand Defence Force’s functions, duties and projects.

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