Military Exercise 18 February - 4 March 2020

The general public is to be advised that a NZ Army exercise will be conducted in the Nelson Creek and Kopara area over the period 18 February - 4 March 2020.

The exercise will involve personnel of 2/1 RNZIR from Burnham Military Camp. The exercise will involve up to 30 personnel.

Training will involve soldiers conducting foot patrols and vehicle movement in the vicinity of the Flagstaff Road and Kopara Village. A portion of the training will be based out of the Nelson Creek Community Hall. Soldiers will be wearing uniforms, packs and carrying weapons by day and night. 

Blank firing will occur during the exercise. A Royal New Zealand Air Force helicopter will be used in the area over the period 21 - 22 February 2020.


This page was last amended on 27 February 2020