Are you part of the Defence Community?
Eligibility for the NZ Defence Force (NZDF) savings schemes is based on being a member of the ‘Defence Community’. If you are a full time, reserve or past member of the NZDF, are a veteran (as defined in the Veteran’s Support Act), or a relative of any of these people, then you could be eligible to join.
A relative, in relation to current members, past members or veterans of the NZDF (A), means any of the following:
- A's spouse, civil union partner or de facto partner (B), or
- a grandparent, parent, child, grandchild, brother, sister, nephew, niece, uncle, aunt, or first cousin of A or B, whether or not by a step relationship, or
- a spouse, civil union partner or de facto partner of a person who is a Relative under point 2.
If unsure of your entitlement to join, please give us a call.