The NZ Super Democratic Party

Special Policy Release Bulletin No. 7

Defence & Civil Defence -

Subject to favourable Televote, The NZSDP:

# Would continue to encourage cooperative and collective defence arrangements.

# Would ensure the armed forces are suitably equipped with up to date equipment within affordable budget parameters.

# Would require armed forces to be trained in all aspects of civil defence and civil emergency situations, in addition to military commitments.

# Would honour all existing ANZUS, NATO, and Treaty of Waitangi requirements.