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5th Division (New Zealand)

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The 5th Division, New Zealand Military Forces, was raised in the Southern Military District during the Second World War. [1]

11 relations: Blenheim, New Zealand, Canterbury, and Nelson-Marlborough and West Coast Regiment, Japan, Kea, New Zealand Army, New Zealand Defence Force, No. 22 Squadron RNZAF, Otago and Southland Regiment, World War II, 10th (Nelson) Mounted Rifles, 1st Mounted Rifles.

Blenheim, New Zealand

Blenheim (Waiharakeke) is the most populous town in the region of Marlborough, in the north east of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Canterbury, and Nelson-Marlborough and West Coast Regiment

The Canterbury, and Nelson-Marlborough and West Coast Regiment was a Territorial Force (Army Reserve) unit of the New Zealand Army.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Kea

The kea (Nestor notabilis) is a large species of parrot in the family Nestoridae found in forested and alpine regions of the South Island of New Zealand.

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New Zealand Army

The New Zealand Army (Ngāti Tūmatauenga, "Tribe of the God of War") is the land component of the New Zealand Defence Force and comprises around 4,500 Regular Force personnel, 2,000 Territorial Force personnel and 500 civilians.

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New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (Maori: Te Ope Kaatua o Aotearoa, "Line of Defence of New Zealand") consists of three services: the Royal New Zealand Navy; New Zealand Army; and the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and is commanded and headed by the Chief of Defence Force (CDF) the Commander-in-Chief of the NZDF is Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand, who exercises power on the advice of the Minister of Defence, Ron Mark, under the Defence Act 1990.

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No. 22 Squadron RNZAF

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Otago and Southland Regiment

The Otago and Southland Regiment is a Territorial Force unit of the New Zealand Army.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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10th (Nelson) Mounted Rifles

The 10th (Nelson) Mounted Rifles, previously known as the 1st Regiment, Nelson Mounted Rifles is a military unit based in Nelson, New Zealand.

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1st Mounted Rifles

The Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry was established as a volunteer corps at Christchurch in 1864.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5th_Division_(New_Zealand)

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