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Which career will you choose?

Now Recruiting :
Chaplain Navy
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Armoured Army
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Diver Navy
Carpenter Army
Chaplain Army
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Medic Air Force
Pilot Air Force
Supply Officer Air Force
Medic Navy
Gunner Army
Infantry Army
Steward Navy
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Your career. Your way.

With 109 exciting roles available, there really is something for everyone. Explore our roles now, and find a career you'll love, that will really push you.

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A career in the Defence Force gives you real purpose. You'll work as part of a tight-knit team, protecting your whānau, your country and our environment from harm. And you'll have the honour of representing New Zealand wherever you go.

Get Force Fit before you join

Getting physically prepared before you join us is easier than you might think. Force Fit is a fitness programme and app designed to get you into the right routine in just 6 weeks – and you can do it anywhere!

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Match your passion to the right career

Use our Passion Finder to see the roles that could suit you best.

A Force for New Zealand

We're New Zealand's Navy, Army and Air Force. Together we stand up for what is right. By protecting New Zealand's interests at sea. By safeguarding peace and stability within our neighbouring regions and further afield. And by helping others in times of need, with agile air operations across the world.

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Which service is more your style?

The Defence Force is made up of three unique services, each with it's own strengths.
Check out the different lifestyles they each have to offer:

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