Looking after your health
He take hauora o ia rā

Service personnel have access to comprehensive, timely healthcare and preventative health measures so they can meet the demands of military employment. In this section, you'll find out about the health support available, general health information and find links to different support networks for the wider defence community.

General health concerns

Preventative health is key to improving long term health.

Looking after your brain during military service

Brain health impacts many areas of your physical and mental wellness.

Overseas healthcare

Supporting our overseas based personnel and their families.

NZDF primary health care explained

Providing comprehensive primary care for our NZDF personnel.

Oral Health

Oral health is an important component of your physical health and key to operational readiness.

Sexual health

Providing confidential and trusted support and advice.

Heart Health

Every 90 minutes a New Zealander dies from heart disease. Many of these deaths are premature and preventable, so it is important to know about these simple but significant ways to take care of your heart.