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General Medals Information

This section contains information about applying for medals, wearing of medals and the order of wear, and answers frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Additionally, there are:

Information on how to find the citations for gallantry awards to New Zealand military personnel for acts of gallantry since 1914 is also provided.  As is The New Zealand Roll of Honour - 3 September 1945 to the present.

Finally, there is a bibliography of books and journal articles written about medals, and contact information for NZDF personnel who administer the issue of medals, this website, and medal policy matters.

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Applying for the NZ Defence Service Medal online. Just click on the How to Apply Online button below.

How to apply online for the NZ Defence Service Medal

 This page was last reviewed 15 April, 2013 and is current.

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