Written Submissions on the NZDF Medal
Update - 13 October 2009: See NZDF Medal update from the Minister of Defence - 13 October 2009 on the Breaking News page of our website for the latest information on the proposed NZDF Medal.
Update - 11 August 2009: The acceptance of written submissions on the proposed NZDF Medal closed on 23 July 2009. The NZDF expresses its thanks to all who took the time to submit a written submission.
The Medallic Recognition Joint Working Group has been directed by the Ministers of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs to consider options, to undertake consultation, to prepare recommendations and draft eligibility criteria for the proposed New Zealand Defence Force Medal.
It is intended that the medal would recognise attested military service for New Zealand since 3 September 1945.
Written submissions on the NZDF Medal by organisations and other interested persons were made using the Consultation paper:
- Download a .pdf version of the NZDF Medal Consultation Paper [.pdf 70kb]
- Download a .doc version of the NZDF Medal Consultation Paper [.doc 115kb]
- Download a .rtf version of the NZDF Medal Consultation Paper [.rtf 388kb]
- Write your answers on the consultation paper. Spaces have been left for any comments you wish to make related to each question.
- Attach additional pages of comments.
- Write all your answers on a separate document.
Consultation responses will be accepted up to 5 p.m. on 23 July 2009.
Consultation responses should be sent to:
- NZDF Medal Consultation
Medals Policy Cell
Headquarters New Zealand Defence Force
Private Bag 39997
- (04) 498 6520
ATTN: Assistant Director Medals Policy
Submissions in person
Organisations which wish to give submissions in person to the Medallic Recognition Joint Working Group should contact the Assistant Director Medals Policy, HQNZDF using the Medals contact form.
Please note that:
- Submissions in person can only be made in Wellington at a pre-organised time and date; and
- All travel and accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the organisation or person who is making the submission.
There is also an online survey on the proposed NZDF Medal(s) being run from 15 June to 23 July 2009.
Links to the online survey:
This page was last reviewed 29 September, 2011 and is current.