The spitfire has been repainted to pay tribute to New Zealand's most famous fighter pilot and it's a huge honour for Air Commodore Al Deere's UK-based family.
British Spitfire receives makeover to commemorate World War II NZ fighter pilot
NZ Defence Force finds Jin Xiang crew member floating near Tuvalu
Our air force has spent billions on four of the planes to replace its ageing Orion fleet.
RNZAF gets sneak peek at US Poseidon aircraft ahead of receiving its own $2.3 billion fleet
Former NZ Navy officer who received apology over sexual harassment says quest for justice was about helping others in Defence Force
NZDF taking up three roles in Afghanistan focused on women and peace - PM
US Hawk missiles (file picture).
Australia rules out US missiles in Darwin
A New Zealand Defence Force trainer instructs ISF soldiers in correct weapons firing positions in 2015.
Government says no to NATO over request for NZ to stay in Iraq
US Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper meets Ron Mark
Top American defence official says US and NZ are 'brothers'
Mark Esper, 27th United States Secretary of Defence.
US secretary of defence to visit New Zealand next week
People watch a TV showing file images of North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 25, 2019. North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials struggle to restart nuclear diplomacy. The signs read: "North Korea fired after May 9." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
North Korea fires missiles into sea in apparent pressure tactic aimed at Washington
A total of 1055 prohibited firearms were handed in at events across the country.
Police hold collection events across the country as part of the buy-back and amnesty scheme
A worker from a business in the area told 1 NEWS about the situation while authorities took charge.
'A wee bit scary' - Controlled explosion carried out after potentially dangerous chemical found in Dunedin
Defence Minister Ron Mark
Defence Force facilities 'run down and outdated', minister acknowledges
Promotion of Mark Latu to Warrant Officer Seaman Combat Specialist
NZ Navy's first Tongan Warrant Officer returning to South Auckland, hoping to inspire community
The footage shows people on the ground who appear to be armed, and helicopters firing on people.
Video released of New Zealand SAS raid on Afghanistan village in 2010
Recruits from Recruit Regular Force 393 conduct a training exercise.
Army postpones Waiouru graduation ceremony after a third of recruits get the flu
Jacinda Ardern says rocket attacks are the reality of the environment in Iraq where Kiwi troops are working.
Rocket attacks in vicinity of Camp Taji, no Kiwi casualties says PM
New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) soldiers.
Military training exercise underway north of Auckland
Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft
Two NZDF Hercules C-130s back in action, one day after entire fleet grounded
Comments from ACT MP David Seymour have also added to an increased security risk for the MP.
John Armstrong's opinion: Just as Greens start to shed 'loony left' rep, Golriz Ghahraman sets them back
Ron Mark joined Breakfast to discuss how a new fleet of Hercules aircraft will be utilised.
Climate change disasters pivotal to Government's thinking around $1 billion-plus acquisition of Hercules fleet
More than a billion will go towards replacing the nation’s ageing Hercules fleet.
Government outlines $20b Defence spend - 'A humanitarian plan'
More than $1 billion is going towards five new replacement “Super Hercules” planes.
NZ's Hercules aircraft set to be replaced with new fleet at cost in excess of $1 billion
Jacinda Ardern told Breakfast the decision was made based on New Zealand’s interests only.
NZ's Pacific orientated defence focus not because of China's influence in the region - Ardern
Go inside the base where Kiwi soldiers are training Iraqi troops to face ISIS.
'It's time to go' - NZ troops to be pulled from Iraq next year, says Prime Minister
Bottle smash and haka welcome new navy ship commissioned by Jacinda Ardern
A man is now in custody over the incident that was resolved without any injuries.
Man in custody after 'threats' made at Auckland's Whenuapai Air Force Base
NZDF joins search for UK man overdue from tramping trip in Tararua Ranges
1 NEWS’ Kimberlee Downs takes a look at what the money will be used for.
New Zealand military gets $2.1 billion Budget cash injection
The tank’s owner reckons it’s time the “Beast” moved on.
Ex-British Army tank up for grabs in $100 a ticket Auckland raffle