Military Exercise 1 - 3 November 2019

The general public is to be advised that a NZ Army Exercise will be conducted in the West Melton Rifle Range area over the period 1 - 3 November 2019.

The exercise will involve personnel of the 2/4 RNZIR from, Burnham Military Camp. The exercise will involve up to 50 personnel.

Training will involve soldiers live firing and the use of High explosives on the West Melton ranges, living and functioning in the field carrying weapons in and around the West Melton Rifle Range Area from 4:00pm.

Live rounds, pyrotechnics & high explosives will be used. The exercise will also involve the movement of troops and vehicles by day along Old West coast road.

For more information please contact
Defence Public Affairs on (021) 221 4097

This page was last amended on 15 November 2019