Useful Background

Getting started with Defence and National Security Agencies

Companies aspiring to supply into Defence and other National Security Agencies in New Zealand, often voice frustration about how hard it is to find the right people to engage with and when they do the process is long and slow.

NZDIA can help. If you are just starting on your research into the commercial opportunities that might be of interest to you, we recommend that you read the following publications which are available online:

  • The 2019 Defence Capability PlanĀ  Click Here
  • The Strategic Defence Policy Statement 2018 Click Here
  • https://www.procurement.govt.nz
  • The Government Procurement Rules 4th Edition Click Here
  • Make contact with NZDIA and we can make introductions to NZDF and MoD representatives, as well teams from other National Security Agencies to assist you in getting started; and
  • Join NZDIA.

The New Zealand Defence Industry Association is governed by a set of rules.