FPDA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) member-nations – Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom – will be commemorating the FPDA 50th anniversary this year, with a flypast and a naval vessel display put up by member-nations at the conclusion of Exercise Bersama Gold 2021. The FPDA 50th anniversary flypast and naval vessel display will be conducted over…

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Aucklander Eager to serve on Aotearoa

June 29, 2020 – Auckland man Luther Paniora-Prescott joined the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) to see the world and next year he will get to see it on board the RNZN’s biggest-ever ship. Able Seaman Combat Specialist Paniora-Prescott will be part of the inaugural crew of Aotearoa, a 173-metre-long sustainment vessel that boasts state-of-the-art design and capability features. Aotearoa…

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