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Archived Media Statements About Medals - 1999 to 2003

2003:

5 December 2003 - Medals for service in the Solomon Islands and Iraq

4 December 2003 - WWI Kiwi medal find by New Zealand Army Officer in Afghanistan bazaar

27 November 2003 - Next of Kin receive Operational Service Medals - Presentation at the Auckland War Memorial Museum

24 September 2003 - Medal Presentation by the Minister of Defence during his visit to the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

3 September 2003 - Medal Presentation to the Next of Kin of those on the Roll of Honour - Presentation at Parliament Buildings, Wellington

15 January 2003 - New medal to be awarded for service in Thailand from 1962 to 1971 - the NZGSM with clasp "Thailand"

2002:

10 December 2002 - 3 Squadron Parade and Medal Presentation

11 June 2002 - Inaugural Presentation of new Operational Service Medal - the NZOSM

18 April 2002 - Medals announcements - Indian Ocean and MFO, Sinai

18 March 2002 - Medallic Recognition for Nuclear Test Veterans and Further Details on the New Zealand Operational Service Medal

14 March 2002 - INTERFET medals presented to NZDF personnel

8 March 2002 - Malaya naval veterans qualify for medal (for service during the Indonesian Confrontation)

16 February 2002 - INTERFET Medal accepted

16 January 2002 - Linton NZBATT4 Parade and Medal Presentation - and the announcement of approval for acceptance and wear of the NATO Medal for the Former Yugoslavia and the United Nations Special Service Medal for service with UNOCHA, UNSCOM and CMAC.

2001:

16 December 2001 - Minister of Defence presents medals to Navy veterans for service in Malaya

22 August 2001 - Speech to medal presentation ceremony, Christchurch

11 June 2001 - Medallic grievances addressed

28 March 2001 - Prime Minister presents East Timor medals

2000:

25 April 2000 - Medal changes for the NZ Defence Force

10 April 2000 - Titles Discontinued

1999:

21 September 1999 - New NZ Gallantry and Bravery Awards Approved

 

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