Military Exercise 5 February 2020 (High Explosive Grenade Practice)

The general public is to be advised that a New Zealand Army Exercise will be conducted in the West Melton Rifle Range area over the period 5 February 2020.

The exercise will involve up to 40 personnel of 2nd/1st Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, from Burnham Military Camp.

Training will involve soldiers conducting a static range practice utilising High-Explosive Grenades.

The activity will commence at 10:00am and will be complete no later than 3:00pm. All firing will take place at the West Melton Rifle Range facilities, and will involve soldiers moving to and from the Range by vehicle.

The New Zealand Army takes fire risk seriously and will ensure fire mitigation is present.


This page was last amended on 24 February 2020