Military of the South Island

Military of the South Island

: "See also: Coastal fortifications of New Zealand."

Royal New Zealand Navy Bases and Ships of the South Island

*HMNZS Canterbury (L-421) - Multi Role Vessel: 2007-
*HMNZS Hawea (P3567) - Protector class inshore patrol vessel: 2007-
*HMNZS Otago (P148) - Protector Class Ocean Patrol Vessel: 2007-
*HMNZS Pegasus, RNZNVR Establishment, Christchurch
*HMNZS Pukaki (P3568) - Protector class inshore patrol vessel: 2007-
*HMNZS Toroa, RNZNVR Establishment, Dunedin

Former Royal New Zealand Navy Bases, Ships and Units of the South Island

*HMNZS Canterbury (F-421) - Leander class frigate: 1971-2005
*HMNZS Charles Upham (A02) - Military sealift ship: 1995-2000
*HMNZS Hautapu (T26) - Castle class minesweeper: 1943-1947
*HMNZS Hawea (F422) - Loch class frigate: 1948-1957
*HMNZS Kiwi (P3554) - Moa class patrol boat: 1984-2007
*HMNZS Lyttelton - Examination vessel: 1942-1944
*HMNZS Moa (P3553) - Moa class patrol boat: 1984-2007
*HMNZS Monowai (F59) - armed merchant cruiser and Landing Ship, Infantry: 1940-1943
*HMNZS Monowai (A06) - Hydrographic survey vessel: 1975-1997
*HMNZS Otago (F-111) - Rothesay class frigate: 1960-1983
*HMNZS Pukaki (F424) - Loch class frigate: 1948-1966
*HMNZS Southland (F104) - Leander class frigate: 1983-1997
*HMNZS Stina - Examination vessel: 1942-1944
*HMNZS Tasman - Training vessel: 1944-1946
*HMNZS Tasman - Former Naval Base at Lyttelton
*HMNZS Tuirangi - Examination vessel: 1942-1944
*HMNZS Waima (T33) - Castle class minesweeper: 1943-1946
*HMNZS Wairangi - Examination vessel: 1940-1944
*3rd Minesweeping Group, Royal New Zealand Navy

Royal New Zealand Air Force Bases and Units of the South Island

*RNZAF Air Movements Harewood, Christchurch
*RNZAF Base Wigram, Christchurch
*RNZAF Base Woodbourne
*RNZAF Command Training School
*RNZAF Dip Flat, Nelson Lakes District
*RNZAF General Service Training School
*RNZAF Museum, Wigram, Christchurch

Former Royal New Zealand Air Force Bases and Units of the South Island

*RNZAF Addington
*RNZAF Cashmere
*RNZAF Darfield
*RNZAF Dillions Point
*RNZAF Eyreton (Harris Field)
*RNZAF Hillside, Dunedin
*RNZAF Lyttelton
*RNZAF Maronan
*RNZAF Mayfield
*RNZAF Milton
*RNZAF Momona
*RNZAF Outram
*RNZAF Station Ashburton
*RNZAF Station Birdlings Flat
*RNZAF Station Christchurch Central
*RNZAF Station Delta
*RNZAF Station Fairhall
*RNZAF Station Harwood
*RNZAF Station Norwood
*RNZAF Station Nelson
*RNZAF Station Omaka
*RNZAF Station Taieri
*RNZAF Station Te Pirita
*RNZAF Station Weedons
*RNZAF Waimakariri
*No. 1 Electrical and Wireless School
*No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School
*No. 1 Flying Training School
*No. 1 Ground Training Depot
*No. 1 Repair Depot
*No. 1 Service Flying Training School
*No. 2 Aircraft Storage Unit
*No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School
*No. 2 Service Flying Training School
*No. 2 Squadron RNZAF
*No. 3 Anti-Aircraft Co-operation Flight
*No. 3 Electrical and Wireless Training Squadron
*No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School
*No. 3 Repair Depot RNZAF
*No. 3 Squadron RNZAF
*No. 3 Stores Depot
*No. 3 Technical Training School
*No. 4 Squadron RNZAF
*No. 4 Technical Training Centre
*No. 16 Squadron RNZAF
*No. 18 Squadron RNZAF
*No. 22 Squadron RNZAF
*311 Electrical and Wireless Squadron
*Administrative Training School
*Airframe Reconditioning Squadron RNZAF
*Navigation and Air Electronics Training Squadron RNZAF
*Pilot Training Squadron RNZAF
*RNZAF Advanced Ground Training Squadron
*RNZAF Central Flying School
*Elementary Ground Training Squadron
*RNZAF Ground Training Depot
*RNZAF Initial Training Wing
*RNZAF NCO's School
*RNZAF Officers' School of Instruction
*RNZAF School of General Reconnaissance
*RNZAF Southern Group Headquarters

outh Island Bases and Units of the New Zealand Army

* Burnham Army Camp
* Tekapo Army Training Area
* HQ 3 Land Force Group
* Queen Alexandra's Squadron, Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps - Reconnaissance Role (30 NZLAV)
* 2nd/1st Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Light Infantry)
* 2nd Canterbury, and Nelson-Marlborough and West Coast Battalion Group (Territorial Force)
* 4th Otago and Southland Battalion Group (Territorial Force)
* 3 Field Troop, 2 Engineer Regiment, Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers
* 3 Signals Squadron, Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals
* 3 Logistics Battalion, Royal New Zealand Army Logistic Regiment
* 3 Military Police Platoon, Royal New Zealand Military Police
* Medical Treatment Centre, 2 Health Services Battalion, Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps
* Army Adventure Training Centre
* 3 Regional Training Unit
* Health Services School, 2 Health Services Battalion, Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps
* New Zealand Army Band

Former South Island Bases and Units of the New Zealand Army

Historically the South Island has provided 1/3 of the New Zealand Army's strength.Fact|date=July 2007
* HQ Southern Military District, King Edward Barracks, Christchurch
* 5th New Zealand Division (1942-1943)
* HQ 3 Infantry Brigade, King Edward Barracks, Christchurch
* 3 Field Regiment, Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery, (1948-1990)
**31(B) Battery, Dunedin
**32(E) Battery, Addington Barracks, Christchurch
**33 Battery, Invercargill
* The Canterbury Infantry Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1914-1919)
* The Canterbury Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1914-1919)
* The Canterbury Regiment (1921-1964)
* The Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry (1921-1944)
* The Nelson, Marlborough and West Coast Regiment (1923-1964)
* The Nelson-Marlborough Mounted Rifles(1921-1944)
* The Otago and Southland Regiment (1948-1964)
* The Otago Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1914-1919)
* The Otago Mounted Rifles(1921-1944)
* The Otago Regiment (1921-1948)
* The Otago Infantry Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1914-1919)
* The Southland Regiment (1921-1948)
* 1st (Canterbury) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 1st Mounted Rifles (Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry) (1911-1921)
* 2nd Battalion (Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough and West Coast), Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1964-1999)
* 2nd (South Canterbury) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 3rd Armoured Regiment, Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (1944-1956)
* 3 Field Ambulance, Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps
* 3 Field Squadron, Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers
* 3 Transport Squadron, Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport
* 4th Battalion (Otago and Southland), Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1964-1999)
* 4th (Otago Rifles) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 5th Mounted Rifles (Otago Hussars) (1911-1921)
* 7th (Southland) Mounted Rifles (1911-1921)
* 8th (South Canterbury) Mounted Rifles (1911-1921)
* 8th (Southland Rifles) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 10th (Nelson) Mounted Rifles (1911-1921)
* 10th (North Otago Rifles) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 12th (Nelson and Marlborough) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 12th (Otago) Mounted Rifles (1911-1921)
* 13th (North Canterbury and Westland) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 14th (South Otago Rifles) Regiment (1911-1921)
* 20th Armoured Regiment, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1939-1945)
* 20th Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1939-1945)
* 23rd Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1939-1945)
* 26th Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1939-1945)
* 30th Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1939-1945)
* 37th Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, (1939-1945)

ources

* http://www.regiments.org
* http://www.geocities.com/rnznhistory/nz_main.html
* http://www.cambridgeairforce.org.nz/RNZAF%20Stations%20South%20Island.htm


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