New Zealand Sappers: Unsung heroes

NZ Sappers have a long history serving their country, the Pacific region and communities around the world.

Kiwi sappers have made and continue to make an immense contribution by

Combat engineering;

Search and clearance of/for munitions;

Humanitarian aid and disaster relief;

Horizontal and vertical construction;

Provision of basic utilities;

Many more functions and roles

Learn more about the NZ Sappers 

Read about the History of the NZ Royal Engineers Corps

Explore the Sappers world through image in the Gallery


Few people, even the Sappers themselves, know the full story of their service.

This website is designed to help change that. 


The Royal New Zealand Engineer Charitable Trust (RNZE CT) wish to acknowledge the generous support of sponsors with the development of this website which has been kindly funded by the Mainland Foundation (Christchurch) and generously hosted, sponsored and supported by Inspire Net (Palmerston North).