The role of Chief of Defence Force (CDF), New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) becomes vacant on 1 July 2018 when the term of the current CDF ends.
The CDF is appointed by the Governor-General in Council as per the Defence Act 1990. The Minister of Defence will make a recommendation for appointment to the Governor-General in Council following advice from the State Services Commissioner, who is managing the recruitment process on the Minister's behalf.
New Zealand’s public health system needs to be accessible to all New Zealanders, provide high quality care and address inequities. The role of the Ministry of Health is to actively and effectively lead the health and disability system, collaborating with health sector leaders, iwi, communities, employers and other government agencies to support a high performing system.