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Medals by Campaign 3 September 1945 to 2013

Notes:  1. Images and information on First and Second World War medals are provided on a separate page of this website.

 2. The New Zealand Defence Service Medal (NZDSM) is not a campaign medal, so is not included in this table. For more information on the NZDSM see the FAQ and Updates - NZ Defence Service Medal page of our website.

 3. For RNZN service also see the Medals Listed by RNZN Deployment 3 September 1945 to 2013 page of this website.

Campaign/Mission Start
Date
End Date Personnel Medallic Recognition Qualifying Period Remarks
All Campaigns/Missions listed in this table --- (except for some service recognised by the Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal) 1945 current New Zealand citizens or permanent residents New Zealand Operational Service Medal (NZOSM) 7 days on the posted strength / 30 days official visits / award of a specific campaign medal for service for NZ The NZOSM is awarded to all New Zealand personnel who have been on operational service since 3 September 1945. It is awarded in addition to any New Zealand, Commonwealth, United Nations or other campaign medal recognising a specific period of operational service. It is awarded to an individual once only, regardless of the number of times he or she deploys on operations. All service listed in this table is eligible service for the award of the NZOSM (except for some service recognised by the Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal).
Japan – British Commonwealth Occupation Force /J Force 1945 1949 Navy, Army, Air New Zealand Service Medal 1946-1949 28 days For the period 3 Sep 45 – 31 Mar 49

Personnel who served aboard HMNZ Ships Gambia and Achilles are eligible for the same award as members of J Force.
Berlin Airlift 1948 1949 Air New Zealand Operational Service Medal only 7 days For service as part of the New Zealand contribution to Operation Plainfare (Berlin Airlift) in West Germany 1 Sep 48 - 11 Aug 49.
Korea 1950 1953 Navy, Army, Air The Korea Medal 1 day ashore/28 days afloat For the period 2 Jul 50 – 27 Jul 53
Korean War Service Medal 1 day Issued by the Government of the Republic of Korea for service during the period 27 Jun 50 – 27 Jul 53
1950 1954 UN Medal for “KOREA” 30 days For the period 27 Jun 50 – 27 Jul 54
1954 1957 Army and Navy elements NZGSM with clasp “KOREA 1954-57” (non warlike) 30 days For the period 27 Jul 54 – 31 Dec 57. Includes personnel who served on HMNZS Royalist Oct 57 - Nov 57.
1958 2000 Military Liaison Officers accredited to UN Command Military Armistice Commission NZGSM with clasp “KOREA 1958-2000” (non warlike) 30 days For the period 1 Jan 58 - 31 Dec 00.  Service since 1 Jan 01 is recognised  by the NZGSM 2002 (Korea).
2001 current UN Command Military Armistice Commission and UN Command Honour Guard Company NZGSM 2002 (Korea) 30 days For service since 1 Jan 01
Malayan Emergency 1948 1960 Army, Air General Service Medal (1918-62) with clasp “MALAYA” 1 day on land or one sortie For service in Malaya the qualifying period is 16 Jun 48 – 31 Jul 60.  For service in Singapore the qualifying period is 16 Jun 48 –  31 Jan 59.
Navy Or, The Naval General Service Medal (1915-62) with clasp “MALAYA” 28 days in ships or craft on patrol in support of operations This medal and the NZOSM are awarded to personnel who served on HMNZ Ships Pukaki Nov 53 - Aug 54, Kaniere Aug 54 - Jul 55, Pukaki Jun 55 - Apr 56, Kaniere Apr 56 - May 57, Royalist Jul 57 - Jun 58, Rotoiti May 58 - Apr 59, Pukaki Jun 59 - Apr 60 or Rotoiti Apr 60 - Jul 60.
New Zealand Operational Service Medal only Between 7 and 27 days in ships or craft on patrol in support of operations Awarded to personnel who served on HMNZ Ships Black Prince Jun 55 - Jul 55 (for 9 days' qualifying service) or Royalist Feb 59 - Jun 59 (for 7 days' qualifying service).
1959 1960 Army, Air New Zealand Operational Service Medal only 7 days on the posted strength For servi ce in Singapore in the period 1 Feb 59 to 31 Jul 60: 7 days or more service on the posted strength of a unit permanently based in Singapore.
1957 1960 Navy, Army, Air Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM) medal 90 days (Malaya / Singapore), or 180 days on Far East Strategic Reserve RNZN deployments during the Malayan Emergency which qualify for the PJM medal are HMNZ Ships Royalist Aug 57 - Jun 58, Rotoiti May 58 - Apr 59, Pukaki Jun 59 - Apr 60, and Rotoiti Apr 60 - Jul 60.
Malaya (northern provinces) 1960 1964 Army border operations, including Air support NZGSM with clasp “MALAYA 1960-64” (warlike) 1 day / 1 sortie / 30 days official visits For border operations during the period 1 Aug 60 - 16 Aug 64
Malaya (all) and Singapore 1960 1962 Navy, Army, Air Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM) medal 90 days (Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore), or 180 days on Far East Strategic Reserve RNZN deployments during the 1 Aug 60 - 7 Dec 62 period which qualify for the PJM medal are HMNZ Ships Royalist Feb 61 - Jul 61, Pukaki Jul 61 - May 62, and Taranaki May 62 - Mar 63.
Indonesian Confrontation 1962 1966 Navy, Army, Air General Service Medal (1918-62) with clasp “BRUNEI” 1 day or one sortie 8 – 23 Dec 62
General Service Medal (1962) with clasp “BORNEO” 30 days 24 Dec 62 - 11 Aug 66
General Service Medal (1962) with clasp “MALAY PENINSULA” 30 days 17 Aug 64 – 12 Jun 65 (on land); 17 Aug 64 - 11 Aug 66 (sea patrols and air patrols)
Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM) medal 90 days (Malaysia / Singapore), or 180 days on Far East Strategic Reserve RNZN deployments during the 8 Dec 62 - 11 Aug 66 period which qualify for the PJM medal are HMNZ Ships Taranaki May 62 - Mar 63, Otago Jun 63 - Nov 63, Taranaki Dec 63 - Aug 64, Otago Oct 64 - May 65, Royalist May 65 - Oct 65, Santon Apr 65 - Nov 65, Hickleton Apr 65 - Nov 65, Taranaki Nov 65 - Apr 66, Santon Nov 65 - May 66, and Hickleton Nov 65 - Jul 66.

Qualifying service in Singapore towards the PJM medal ended on 12 Jun 65. Qualifying service in Malaysia continued until 31 Dec 66.
Kashmir – United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) 1952 1976 military observers UN Medal 6 months
Middle East – United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) 1954 current military observers UN Medal 6 months Personnel were seconded from UNTSO to UNEF, UNEF II, UNOGIL, ONUC, UNYOM, UNDOF, UNIFIL, UNIIMOG and UNPROFOR for short periods.
Near East – Egyptian Coast (during the Suez Crisis) 1956 1956 Navy NZGSM with clasp “NEAR EAST” (warlike) 1 day For the period 31 Oct 56 – 22 Dec 56. Awarded to personnel who did not qualify for the Naval GSM (1915-62) “NEAR EAST”. Awarded to personnel who served on HMNZS Royalist during this period.
Middle East – First United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF I) 1956 1956 military observers UN Medal 90 days NZ personnel were seconded from UNTSO to help establish UNEF
Middle East – Second United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF II) 1973 1973 military observers UN Medal 90 days NZ personnel were seconded from UNTSO to assist with the initial deployment.
United Nations Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL) 1958 1958 military observers UN Medal 6 months One NZ person was seconded from UNTSO to establish the mission.
United Nations Operation in the Congo (ONUC) 1960 1960 military observers UN Medal (same medal as for UNTSO, with clasp “CONGO”) 3 months NZ personnel were seconded from UNTSO when ONUC was first set up.
Thailand 1962 1971 Army, Air NZGSM with clasp “THAILAND” (non warlike) 30 days or 30 sorties in support
United Nations Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM) 1963 1964 military observers UN Medal 60 days NZ person was seconded from UNTSO
Vietnam War 1964 1973 Navy, Army, Air Vietnam Medal 1 day ashore / 28 days afloat / visitors 30 days
Vietnamese Campaign Medal 6 months Awarded by the Government of South Vietnam
1962 1975 NZGSM with clasp “VIETNAM” 1 day/ 30 days depending on nature of service Awarded to personnel, both military and civilian, who served in Vietnam between 1 Dec 62 and 1 May 75. Since 28 Feb 08 has also awarded to those who have been awarded the Vietnam Medal.
United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) 1964 1967 civilian police UN Medal 3 months
United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM) 1965 1966 military observers UN Medal 6 months Same medal as for UNMOGIP
Golan Heights - United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) 1974 1974 military observers UN Medal 90 days Personnel were seconded from UNTSO to serve with this mission. Discontinued for observers in 1976
1982 1982
1986 1986
United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) 1978 1979 military observers UN Medal 90 days Personnel have either been seconded from UNTSO, or served with UNIFIL whilst attached to a Royal Fijian Military Force Battalion.
1981 1982
1986 1986
Rhodesia/Zimbabwe – Commonwealth Monitoring Force (CMF) 1979 1980 cease-fire monitors Rhodesia Medal 14 days
Zimbabwe Independence Medal Approved for restricted wear only.
Indian Ocean – Operation Armilla undertaken by Royal Navy Task Group 321.1 1982 1983 Navy NZGSM with clasp “INDIAN OCEAN” (non warlike) 30 days HMNZ Ships Canterbury and Waikato formed part of Op Armilla.
Sinai Peninsula – Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) 1982 current helicopter unit, training team, engineers, drivers NZGSM with clasp “SINAI” (non warlike) 30 days
MFO Medal 170 days
United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan (UNGOMAP) 1988 1990 military observers UN Medal 90 days Personnel detached from UNDOF: the UN Medal for UNDOF with clasp indicating service with UNGOMAP.
Personnel detached from UNIFIL: the UN Medal for UNIFIL with clasp indicating service with UNGOMAP.
Personnel detached from UNTSO: the UN Medal for UNTSO with clasp indicating service with UNGOMAP.
United Nations Iran/Iraq Military Observer Group (UNIIMOG) 1988 1991 military observers, transport aircraft UN Medal 90 days This UN Medal recognises service between Aug 88 and 28 Feb 91 monitoring compliance with the cease-fire between Iran and Iraq. The cease-fire came into effect on 20 Aug 88.
Pakistan and Afghanistan – United Nations Mine Clearance Training Team (UNMCTT) 1989 1991 military engineers NZGSM with clasp “PESHAWAR”
(non warlike)
30 days NZGSM was instituted as there was originally no UN medallic recognition. This NZGSM recognises service between 1 Apr 89 and 31 Dec 91.
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days UNSSM for service with the United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan (UNOCHA) was awarded.
Namibia – United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) 1989 1990 military engineers, civilian police UN Medal 90 days
Gulf War 1990 1991 transport aircraft, medical teams NZGSM with clasp “KUWAIT”
(warlike)
1 day/30 days depending on nature of service
Kuwait Liberation Medal Awarded by the King of Saudi Arabia. Approved for restricted wear only.
King Abdulaziz Medal Awarded by the King of Saudi Arabia to the RNZAF contingent commander only.
Iraq - patrolling the "no-fly zones" and associated operations 1991 2003 pilots on exchange with the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy General Service Medal 1962 with clasp “AIR OPERATIONS IRAQ” 6 sorties / 30 days / 60 days / 90 days depending on nature of service For various service between July 1991 and April 2003
United Nations Special Commission on Iraq (UNSCOM) 1991 1999 medical teams, administration and communication personnel, civilian police NZGSM with clasp “IRAQ” 1994 (non warlike) 30 days NZGSM was instituted as there was initially no UN recognition. Only NZDF personnel are eligible for the NZGSM; other NZ citizens (e.g. Police) are not.
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days
United Nations Angola Verification Mission (UNAVEM II & III) 1991 1997 military observers, de-mining teams UN Medal 90 days No NZ personnel served with UNAVEM I, which operated in Angola from Jan 89 to May 91. NZ involvement in UN missions in Angola began in Jul 91 when five NZ military observers joined UNAVEM II.
Angola – United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) 1997 2000 military observers UN Medal 90 days Same medal as for UNAVEM
Angola – United Nations De-Mining Programme (National Institute for the Removal of Obstacles and Explosive Ordnance (INAROE) 1997 2000 mine awareness training teams UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days
Cambodia - United Nations Advance Mission in Cambodia (UNAMIC) 1991 1992 mine awareness training teams, Force Engineer UN Medal 90 days
Cambodia - United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) 1992 1993 military engineers, communications personnel, naval contingent, military observers UN Medal 90 days
Cambodia - United Nations Military Liaison Team (UNMLT) 1993 1994 military liaison officers UN Medal 90 days Same medal as for UNTAC
United Nations Operations in Somalia (UNOSOM and UNOSOM II) 1992 1994 army supply detachment, transport aircraft, staff officers UN Medal 90 days 182 NZ military personnel were awarded this UN Medal for service with UNOSOM or UNOSOM II.
Somalia – Unified Task Force (UNITAF) 1992 1993 transport aircraft, staff officers, medical personnel NZGSM with clasp “SOMALIA”
(non warlike)
30 days 124 NZ military personnel (including 113 RNZAF personnel) were awarded this Medal for service with UNITAF.
Former Yugoslavia – United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) 1992 1996 military observers, infantry company UN Medal 90 days 786 NZ military personnel were awarded this UN Medal
Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) 1994 2005 technical advisers NZGSM with clasp “CAMBODIA”
(non warlike)
30 days NZGSM was instituted as there was initially no UN medallic recognition.

NZDF involvement in CMAC ended on 30 Apr 05.
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days
Rwanda - United Nations Relief Mission 1994 1994 RNZAF aircraft, support personnel NZGSM with clasp “RWANDA”
(non warlike)
30 days
United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) 1994 1995 military observers UN Medal 90 days
United Nations Operation in Mozambique (ONUMOZ).
Included the Mine Clearance Training Centre (MCTC) and Mozambique Mine Action Centre (MOZMAC)
1994 1995 mine clearance trainers, staff officers, programme commander UN Medal 90 days
Or, NZGSM with clasp “MOZAMBIQUE”
(non warlike)
30 days NZGSM instituted for de-mining pers only from 1 Feb 94. For those not recognised by the award of a UN medal.
Mozambique - UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs Accelerated De-Mining Programme (MADP) 1995 2005 mine clearance trainers NZGSM with clasp “MOZAMBIQUE”
(non warlike)
30 days NZGSM was instituted as there was initially no UN medallic recognition.

NZDF involvement in MADP ended on 30 Jun 05.
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – United Nations Preventive Deployment Force (UNPREDEP) 1995 1999 military observers UN Medal 90 days 7 NZ military personnel were awarded this UN Medal
Croatia - United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation (UNCRO) 1995 1996 military observers Same medal as for UNPROFOR. 10 NZ military personnel were awarded this UN Medal for service with UNCRO.
Arabian Gulf Region – Multinational Interception Force (MIF) - Operation DELPHIC 1995 1996 Navy NZGSM with clasp “ARABIAN GULF” (non warlike) 30 days
Arabian Gulf Region - Operation GRIFFIN 1998 1998 Navy
Kuwait – Coalition Joint Task Force 1998 2001 military observers
Bosnia – Implementation Force (IFOR) 1996 1996 military observers, artillery and armoured contingents NATO Medal with clasp “FORMER YUGOSLAVIA” 30 days 24 NZ military personnel were awarded this NATO Medal for service with IFOR
Bosnia – Stabilisation Force (SFOR) 1996 2004 military observers, artillery and armoured contingents NATO Medal with clasp “FORMER YUGOSLAVIA”
30 days More than 110 NZ military personnel were awarded this NATO Medal for service with SFOR
or
NATO Medal for Non-Article 5 Operations in the Balkans
30 days Replaced NATO Medal with clasp “FORMER YUGOSLAVIA” from 3 Dec 02.  Awarded for service between 3 Dec 02 and 1 Dec 04.
Bosnia-Herzegovina - European Union Force (EUFOR) 2004 2007 military observers European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) Service Medal 30 days Replaced NATO Medal for Non-Article 5 Operations in the Balkans, from 2 Dec 04.  Awarded for service with Op Althea.  NZDF involvement in Op Althea ended on 30 Jun 07.
United Nations Transitional Administration for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium (UNTAES) 1995 1997 military observers UN Medal 90 days This UN mission operated in the northeast portion of Croatia. 11 NZ military personnel were awarded this UN Medal.
United Nations Mission of Observers in Prevlaka (UNMOP) 1995 2002 military observers UN Medal 90 days This UN mission operated on the Prevlaka Peninsula, Croatia. 4 NZ military personnel were awarded this UN Medal.
Laos – Programme for Assistance to the Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme (UXOL) 1997 2003 mine awareness training teams, logistics personnel UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days NZDF involvement in UXOL began on 1 Jul 97 and ended in 2003.
Bougainville – Truce Monitoring Group (TMG) and Peace Monitoring Group (PMG) 1997 2003 military observers, civilian police, Navy NZGSM with clasp “BOUGAINVILLE” (non warlike) 30 days
New Zealand Operational Service Medal only Between 7 and 27 days in ships or craft supporting operations Awarded to personnel who served on HMNZS Canterbury 27 Nov 97 to 10 Dec 97.
Bougainville – Op CONCAT 1999 military engineers NZGSM with clasp “BOUGAINVILLE” (non warlike) 30 days
United Nations Observer Mission in Sierra Leone (UNOMSIL) and United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) 1998 2005 military observers UN Medal 90 days Same medal for both missions.  NZDF involvement in UNAMSIL ended on 30 Jun 05.
East Timor – United Nations Assistance Mission in East Timor (UNAMET) 1999 1999 Military liaison officers, civilian police The East Timor Medal 1 day, 7 days or 30 days
UN Medal 90 days UN Medal is only awarded to military personnel and civilian police.
International Force in East Timor (INTERFET) 1999 2000 Navy, Army, Air, civilian police, corrections officers, customs officers The East Timor Medal 1 day, 7 days or 30 days
INTERFET Medal 30 days NZDF personnel served with INTERFET during the period 20 Sep 99 to 22 Feb 00.
United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) 1999 2002 Navy, Army, Air, civilian police, corrections officers, customs officers The East Timor Medal 1 day, 7 days or 30 days
UN Medal 90 days Same medal as for UNAMET. The UN Medal is only awarded to military personnel and civilian police. UNTAET was established on 25 Oct 99. The NZ Military Liaison Officers with UNAMET became UN Military Observers under UNTAET on 27 Oct 99. Most NZDF personnel remained under INTERFET command until 21 Feb 00. By 23 Feb 00 all NZDF personnel had been transferred to UNTAET command. UNTAET was replaced by UNMISET on 20 May 02, when Timor-Leste became an independent nation.
United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET) 2002 2005 military observers, staff officers The East Timor Medal 30 days 30 day criteria took effect from 1 Jan 03.
UN Medal 90 days Same medal as for UNAMET and UNTAET. The UN Medal is only awarded to military personnel and civilian police. NZ personnel served with UNMISET between 20 May 02 and 20 May 05. UNMISET was replaced by UNOTIL on 20 May 05.
New Zealand Training Assistance Team to the East Timor Defence Force (NZTAT) 2002 2006 The East Timor Medal 30 days 30 day criteria took effect from 1 Jan 03. Eligibility for The East Timor Medal ended on 27 Apr 06. Operational service in Timor-Leste on or after 28 Apr 06 is recognised by the NZGSM (TIMOR-LESTE).
United Nations Office in Timor-Leste (UNOTIL) 2005 2006 military training advisors to the Timorese Border Patrol Unit The East Timor Medal 30 days UNOTIL replaced UNMISET on 20 May 05. UNOTIL was replaced by the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) on 25 Aug 06.
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days The UNSSM, with clasp “Timor Leste”, was only awarded to military personnel and civilian police. NZ military personnel served with UNOTIL between 20 May 05 and 24 Aug 06.
United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) 1999 2008 military liaison officers UN Medal 90 days Several NZDF personnel who served with UNMIK were also awarded the NATO KFOR Medal in acknowledgement of the close liaison they had with KFOR in their roles with UNMIK. These personnel were permitted to accept the KFOR Medal as a memento only.
NATO Kosovo Force (KFOR) see remarks NATO Medal with clasp “KOSOVO” No formal NZDF deployment. Awarded to two NZDF personnel who deployed to KFOR with their host units while on Exercise Long Look in 2002. The permission granted did not include those personnel who were presented the NATO Medal with clasp “KOSOVO” in recognition of service they gave while posted to UNMIK.
Solomon Islands - Operation Purple Haze 1 and 2, Operation Zephyr, and the International Peace Monitoring Team (IPMT) 2000 2002 Army, Navy, RNZAF, civilian police, MFAT personnel NZGSM (SOLOMON ISLANDS) 30 days or 7 sorties This was one of the first new NZGSMs. The distinction between warlike and non-warlike was removed.
Regional Assistance Mission in the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) 2003 2013 military personnel, civilian police, MFAT personnel
Afghanistan - Operation Enduring Freedom 2001 current SAS, Navy, RNZAF aircraft NZGSM (AFGHANISTAN) Primary Operational Area:
1 day or 1 sortie;
30 days for visits etc. Secondary Operational Area:
30 days or 7 sorties;
30 days for visits etc
This was one of the first NZGSM 2002s. The distinction between warlike and non-warlike was removed.
Afghanistan - Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) 2001 2008 Navy, RNZAF aircraft
Headquarters Coalition Joint Task Force Afghanistan 2002 2009 Staff officers
Afghanistan - New Zealand Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) 2003 2013 military personnel NZGSM (AFGHANISTAN) Primary Operational Area:
1 day
 
NATO Medal for the Non-Article 5 ISAF Operation in Afghanistan 30 days NATO Medal is only awarded for service on TG CRIB after 25 Oct 06, when TG CRIB (rotation 9) came under NATO ISAF command. Personnel on TG CRIB rotations 1 to 8 are therefore not eligible to be awarded this medal, given that they were under American, rather than NATO ISAF, command.
Afghanistan - International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) (initially UK-led; NATO led since 11 Aug 03) 2002 current Staff officers, instructors, medical personnel NZGSM (AFGHANISTAN) Primary Operational Area:
1 day
 
NATO Medal for the Non-Article 5 ISAF Operation in Afghanistan 30 days NATO Medal is only awarded for service since 11 Aug 03.
United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) 2004 current military liaison officer NZGSM (AFGHANISTAN) Primary Operational Area:
1 day
NZ personnel have served with UNAMA since Dec 04.
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days The UNSSM, with clasp “AFGHANISTAN”, is only awarded to military personnel and civilian police.
Iraq – United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) 2002 2003 NZGSM with clasp “IRAQ” 1994 (non warlike) 30 days
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days
Iraq - UN Mine Action Rapid Response Plan (UNMARRP) 2003 2004 military personnel NZGSM (IRAQ 2003) 1 day, 1 sortie or 30 days  
Iraq - Reconstruction Assistance (working alongside the British led International Force) 2003 2004 military engineers, support staff
United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) 2005 current military advisor NZGSM (IRAQ 2003) 1 day, 1 sortie or 30 days NZ personnel have served with UNAMI since Jan 05.
UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days  
United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) 2005 2011 military observers (UNMOs) and a staff officer UN Medal 90 days NZ personnel served with UNMIS from 17 Sep 05 to 8 Jul 11. Subsequently NZDF personnel served with UNMISS.
Timor-Leste - the Australian led Operation to restore law and order in Timor-Leste 2006 2012 infantry, RNZAF helicopters, civilian police NZGSM (TIMOR-LESTE) 30 days

The NZGSM (TIMOR-LESTE) recognises operational service in Timor-Leste between 28 Apr 06 and 31 Dec 12.

The largest NZDF contribution to the Australian Defence Force led Combined Joint Task Force (CJTF) 631 were those personnel on OP KORU, Task Group (TG) GYRO.

Timor-Leste Solidarity Medal (Medalha Solidariedade de Timor-Leste) 180 days The Timor-Leste Solidarity Medal (Medalha Solidariedade de Timor-Leste) recognises operational service in Timor-Leste between 1 May 06 and 31 Dec 12.
United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) 2006 2012 military observers, civilian police NZGSM (TIMOR-LESTE) 30 days UNMIT replaced UNOTIL on 25 Aug 06. UNMIT ended its mission in Timor-Leste on 31 Dec 12.
UN Medal 90 days

The UN Medal is only awarded to military personnel and civilian police.

The NZDF personnel deployed to UNMIT were those on OP KORU, Task Group (TG) TOA. Up to two NZDF personnel served on TG TOA at any one time.

NZ Police who only served on Rotation 1 (Jul 06 to Oct 06) did not complete the 90 days' service after 25 Aug 06 required for the award of the UN Medal for UNMIT.

Timor-Leste Solidarity Medal (Medalha Solidariedade de Timor-Leste) 180 days The Timor-Leste Solidarity Medal (Medalha Solidariedade de Timor-Leste) recognises operational service in Timor-Leste between 1 May 06 and 31 Dec 12.
United Nations Mine Action Coordination Centre in Southern Lebanon (UNMACC-SL) 2007 2008 mine clearance personnel UN Special Service Medal (UNSSM) 90 days NZ personnel served with the United Nations Mine Action Coordination Centre in Southern Lebanon from 11 Feb 07 to 7 Feb 08.
United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) 2011 current military observers (UNMOs) and a staff officer UN Medal 90 days NZ personnel have served with UNMISS from 9 Jul 11. Previously NZDF personnel served with UNMIS.
United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) 2012 2012 military observers (UNMOs) and a staff officer UN Medal   Six NZDF personnel served with UNSMIS over the period 16 May 12 to 25 Aug 12. All have qualified for the award of the UN Medal for UNSMIS.
 

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