Associate Minister To Release Defence Review Report

  • Heather Roy

Associate Minister of Defence Heather Roy will tomorrow hold a press conference on the bridge of HMNZS Wellington to release the summary of submissions received during the public consultation phase of the Government's Defence Review 09.

"Launched last year at Te Papa in Wellington, the public consultation process for Defence Review 09 gave New Zealanders the opportunity to have their say on defence and security issues.

"The Ministry of Defence received more than 600 written submissions to the Review, and over 250 people attended public meetings held throughout the country.  This report summarises the themes from the consultation process," Mrs Roy said.

Release of Defence Review Consultation Summary of Submissions; HMNZS Wellington, Devonport Naval Base, Devonport, Auckland; 11:20am (approx), Friday June 11 2010.

Media wishing to attend are required to display photo ID and be at the Devonport Naval Base main gate by 10:15am.  For more information contact Lieutenant Sarah Campbell on (09) 445 5002.