​List of Qualifying Operational Service

The list of Qualifying Operational Service as of 27 July 2020.

Declaration name & period
41 Squadron RNZAF in Viet Nam 1 January 1973 to 21 April 1975
First World War (Austria) 11 January 1920 to 16 July 1920
First World War (Bulgaria) 11 January 1920 to 9 August 1920
First World War (Hungary) 11 January 1920 to 26 July 1921
First World War (Turkey) 11 January 1920 to 6 August 1924
First World War (worldwide) 4 August 1914 to 10 January 1920
Observed French nuclear tests at Mururoa Atoll 22 July 1973 to 28 July 1973
Operation Grapple (Christmas Island) 8 November 1957 to 16 November 1957
Operation Grapple (Christmas Island) 28 April 1958 to 24 September 1958
Operation Grapple (Malden Island) 15 May 1957 to 25 June 1957
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island) 8 November 1957 to 8 November 1957
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island) 28 April 1958 to 28 April 1958
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island) 22 August 1958 to 22 August 1958
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island) 2 September 1958 to 2 September 1958
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island) 11 September 1958 to 11 September 1958
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island) 23 September 1958 to 23 September 1958
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Malden Island) 15 May 1957 to 15 May 1957
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Malden Island) 31 May 1957 to 31 May 1957
Operation Grapple (within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Malden Island) 19 June 1957 to 19 June 1957
Operation Sumatra Assist in Indonesia 27 December 2004 to 28 February 2005
Operation Teal – Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates 1 August 2004 to 28 February 2005
Second World War (Japan and Japanese waters) 15 August 1945 to 27 April 1952
Second World War (worldwide) 3 September 1939 to 14 August 1945
Service at the New Zealand Embassy in Moscow 1 August 1978 to 31 July 1992
Service in Afghanistan 1 December 2001 to