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!
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.