New gender neutral trades have been introduced into the RNZN. These trades include:
- Seaman Officer are now known as Seamanship Officer
- Seaman Combat Specialist (Old Gunnery Branch) are now known as Seamanship Combat Specialist. and
- Helicopter Crewman is now a Helicopter Crewperson in line with the RNZAF.
Not sure what they are going to do with terms like Man Aloft or Man Overboard but watch this space.