Military Exercise 8 - 12 June 2020 (Blank Firing)

The general public is to be advised that a New Zealand Army Exercise will be conducted in the Flock Hill Station area over the period 8 -12 June 2020.

The exercise will involve up to 40 personnel of 3rd Signal Squadron, 1st NZ Brigade, from Burnham Military Camp.

Training will involve soldiers carrying weapons, wearing full protection equipment and conducting some blank firing. The exercise will also include soldiers acting as role players. These role players will be dressed in a mix of civilian and military clothing carrying military style weapons and communications equipment.

Blank rounds and pyrotechnics will be used over the exercise period. The exercise will also involve the movement of troops and large military vehicles by day and night.

This page was last amended on 03 July 2020