Military Exercise 25 - 31 August 2017

The general public is to be advised that a NZ Army Exercise will be conducted in the Sheffield and Cheviot areas over the period 25 – 31 August 2017.

The exercise will involve personnel of 3 CSS Battalion, from Burnham Military Camp. The exercise will involve up to 200 personnel.

Training will include the use of blank rounds and pyrotechnics which simulate explosions.  Soldiers will be carrying weapons.  The exercise will also involve the movement of troops and vehicles by day and night.

Travellers and visitors to these areas are requested to take extra caution over these periods:

Sheffield Area, 26 – 29 August 2017
Cheviot Area, 29 – 31 August 2017

For more information please call
03 363 0099


This page was last reviewed on 17 August 2017 and is current.