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His death has been referred to the Coroner.

Diver dies in Hauraki Gulf

Police were called after the man became unresponsive in the water.

Chinese training ship Qi Jiguang is heading to New Zealand

Chinese military vessel to make unannounced NZ visit

The NZDF has increased its engagement with China in recent years.

New changes will  reflect greater diversity and inclusion in the RNZN.

Makeup, false eyelashes, nail polish permitted for male Navy personnel

"These changes reflect that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success."

E-6B Mercury.

War plane designed to survive nuclear attack taken out by a bird

The luckless avian did not survive.

Watch: The Government has released its Defence Capability Plan which sets out planned spending in defence to 2030.

Entire Defence Force estate at 'crossroads' in major review

The Defence Minister is acknowledging concerns around ageing facilities.


Watch: Trump's reaction after veteran flirts with Melania

"If only I was 20 years younger."


Navy sailor dies after incident during diver training

He has been described as embodying the values of courage and commitment.


Navy sailor in critical condition after diving exercise incident

The exercise was taking place in six to eight metres of water.

Watch: Inside the Navy's HMNZS Wellington on its voyage to Waitangi

Russian warship with 'vomit-inducing' weapon seen near England

The Royal Navy has been sent to follow it.


Inside the Navy's HMNZS Wellington on its voyage to Waitangi

Newshub sailed with the crew on its way to Waitangi celebrations.


Body of man who died serving overseas returns to NZ

Bill Goodwin Senior died in England in 1956.

Nigel Foster and his wife Lynne at home in Auckland.

NZ Navy worker reunited with ID lost in Pearl Harbor

Nigel Foster is "amazed" the card is in such good nick 50 years on.

Nigel Vincent's ID card.

Old NZ Navy ID card found at Pearl Harbour

It shows the officer was assigned to training establishment HMNZS Tamaki.


50 tonnes of meth found buried in Mexico

The discovery is worth 16 times more than NZ's largest meth seizure.

Matthew Wallis was reported overdue just after 1pm on Saturday.

Police find helicopter wreckage of missing pilot Matthew Wallis

They found the wreckage 47 metres below Lake Wanaka.

Newshub Nation's full investigation into the Niagara wreck.

Northland residents outraged by inaction on oil threat from wreck

A thousand tonnes of oil might still be in the wreck, which is expected to collapse in the next decade.

Navy sailors.

Navy to open flash new training facility

It's made to mimic the environment of a ship on the water.


Whangārei boy's war-time adventure to find sunken treasure

The Niagara sunk in June 1940, after hitting a mine laid off Whangārei by German forces during World War II.

The 12 boys with a portrait of Mr Kunan.

Thai cave boys cry over Navy SEAL who died in rescue

They each wrote messages of thanks on a portrait of Saman Kunan.


The hunt for North Head's secret tunnels

Mike Wesley-Smith takes a tour of North Head with a former local, who claims there are extensive concealed tunnels.