If you die

If you die there may be a number of services and entitlements that your family can get.

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NZ Defence Force supports

The NZ Defence Force has a specially trained team to offer help and support to families if a member dies in service or experiences a serious injury.

Casualty support information on the NZ Defence Force Health website

Support if you have Qualifying Operational Service

Qualifying Operational Service explained

Your family may be able to get:

Funeral expenses

Plaques and headstone funding

Burial in a Services Cemetery

Survivor's Grant

Weekly Compensation for Families

Vocational Rehabilitation

Child Care Payments