Tag: New Zealand

  • Extinction Rebellion Plans Flotilla in Otago, New Zealand To Protest Offshore Drilling Starting Feb 08

    Source: Stuff / Hamish McNeilly January 21: A flotilla is on a mission to highlight the impact of deep sea oil drilling off Otago’s coast. The large drilling rig, COSL Prospector, is currently […]

  • Port Otago Workers Set to Strike From Sat Aug 31 in New Zealand

    August 23: More than 250 front line workers at Port Otago have issued strike notice including an overtime ban which will take effect from next Saturday. It is set to […]

  • Aus, NZ to monitor NK

    Ensuring the sanctions stick. Australia, New Zealand to deploy MPAs to monitor North Korean vessels Gabriel Dominguez The governments of Australia and New Zealand announced on 7 September that they […]

  • New Poseidons for NZ

    Boost for NZ maritime security. NZ to buy four P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft The coalition Government has agreed to purchase four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft from the […]

  • NZ’s maritime security threats

    Centre for Strategic Studies’ conference opens. Water, water everywhere: NZ’s maritime security threats SAM SACHDEVA OF NEWSROOM.CO.NZ As an island nation, water looms large for New Zealand on the security […]

  • Exercise Ocean Explorer kicks off

    Exercise Ocean Explorer underway. Multi-Nation Naval Exercise in Australia By Aiswarya Lakshmi Warships from Australia, Italy, New Zealand and Spain are currently exercising off the Western Australian coast honing war-fighting […]

  • Pricey upgrade for NZ Navy

    The cost of upgrading the weapons systems for NZ Navy frigates will match their initial purchase price 20 years ago. Navy frigates’ upgrade to cost $440m Kate Pereyra Garcia HMNZS […]

  • People smugglers face jail

    Indonesian prosecutors say crew whose boat was intercepted by Australian authorities should be convicted of people smuggling. Boat crew taking migrants to New Zealand could face eight years in jail […]

  • Thailand needs amphibious boost

    The country needs a more robust capability. Here’s how it can achieve it. Thailand’s Military Needs to Boost its Amphibious Capability By Grant Newsham As Indo-Pacific nations build up their […]

  • India, NZ keen on closert ties

    Moves to formalise relationship. India, New Zealand to keen on stepping up naval ties S. ANANDAN Indian and New Zealand navies will soon formalise a planned structure of engagement, which […]