The Defence Technology Agency | Pokapū Hangarau o Te Ope Katua supports the NZDF by providing technical and scientific advice based on good scientific practice, is independent, unbiased, transparent and timely. The technical solutions we develop are used across the spectrum of defence operations.
We are a business unit of the NZDF, with our main facility located at the Devonport Naval Base in Auckland and staff based at HQNZDF, Wellington
News & Updates
DTA’s Big Day Out
Helping Navy Recruits get the Best Possible Start
TS Leander Cadets Visit DTA
Shaped by the Wind
3D Printing Helps Train Personnel
Testing how ships perform in higher seas
Careers at DTA
The Defence Technology Agency (DTA) is a small unit of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) that has about 80 scientists, technologists, technicians and business services staff. We are all civilians and come from a variety of backgrounds.