NZDF Careers Experience Day Opportunities

See below two exciting career experience days offered by the Army and Airforce for those in Year 12 or 13. If you are interested a career in the RNZAF or NZ Army then consider applying through the attached posters before May 20th.

Royal New Zealand Airforce Experience


26 Jun 2022 North Island Candidates

28 Jun 2022 South Island Candidates

Location: Woodbourne Air Base, Blenheim

Do you have a passion for technical skills? Ever wonder what it takes to maintain RNZAF Aircraft, Communications and Weapon systems? On this experience you will:

  • Tour the Air Force Base viewing;
  • Tinker on our training aircraft
  • Fly an aircraft simulator 
  • Set up a military communication suite
  • View weapon systems used in the Air Force

Apply via attached poster

New Zealand Army Experience

Dates: 14 – 15 June 2022

Location: Waiouru Military Camp, Waiouru

Are you interested in joining the New Zealand Army as an Officer, Combat Specialist or Logistics Specialist? This experience will expose participants to the initial training period and what it takes to become an Officer or soldier in the New Zealand Army. During the experience you will: 

  • Visit a Tactical Field Exercise
  • Tour the Officer Cadet School of New Zealand (Officer Training School)
  • Tour The Army Depot (Recruit Training School)
  • Experience what it’s like to operate in a Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV)
  • Visit the Waiouru Museum
  • Stay in the barracks and eat at the mess
  • Conduct an Army PT Session! 

Apply via attached poster

Additional Notes: 

1.     For both experiences, travel, food and accommodation will be provided. 

2.     Individuals will be notified if their application has been successful and we will be in touch with further detail. 

3.     Individuals must be double vaccinated.

4.     Individuals must be comfortable staying overnight for the NZ Army experience.  

5.     Individuals must be in Year 12 or 13.