Military Exercise 19 - 23 February 2018

The general public is to be advised that a NZ Army Exercise will be conducted in West Melton rifle range area over the period 19 - 23 February 2018.

The exercise will involve personnel of the Defence Health School, Burnham Military Camp. The exercise will involve up to 20 personnel.

Training will involve soldiers moving from Waimakariri Gorge Bridge, towards West Melton, (via the river) also the west side of West Melton Rifle Range. There will be intermitted use of smoke pyrotechnics and Battle simulation to aid in the running of scenarios throughout the exercise.

The soldiers will NOT BE carrying weapons and there will NOT be any live or blank ammunition used.

For more information please call
03 363 0099

This page was last reviewed on 12 March 2018 and is current.