Ministry of Defence / Manatū Kaupapa Waonga
- 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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