This poster produced by the New Zealand Defence Force shows the New Zealand orders, decorations, medals and awards. An indigenous New Zealand honours system was instituted over a period of 24 years. In 1975 New Zealand state honours – the panel at the top of the posters – replaced some British state honours. The New Zealand gallantry and bravery awards – the middle panel – which military personnel were eligible for, were instituted in 1999.
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