Efficiency Medal (New Zealand)

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Efficiency Medal
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Queen Elizabeth II version
Awarded by  New Zealand
EligibilityOfficers of the New Zealand Territorial Force
Awarded for12 years continuous and efficient service
StatusCurrently awarded
Order of Wear
Next (higher)Efficiency Decoration (New Zealand)[1]
Next (lower)Royal New Zealand Naval Reserve Decoration[1]
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Ribbon bar

The Efficiency Medal is a long service award for warrant officers, non-commissioned officers, and other ranks of the New Zealand Territorial Force. The medal is awarded for twelve years of continuous and efficient service. First awarded in 1931, it was a replacement for the Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal, which was first awarded in 1902. New Zealand is one of the few countries that continues to award the Efficiency Medal.

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  1. ^ a b "Order of Wear: Orders, Decorations and Medals in New Zealand". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2015.

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