The New Zealand Cadet Forces (NZCF or Cadet Forces) is a voluntary military-style training organisation for New Zealand youth. Run in a partnership between the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and a number of locally appointed community organizations, it is composed of three Corps (similar to the New Zealand Defence Force): the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), the New Zealand Cadet Corps (NZCC) and the Air Training Corps (ATC).
The NZCF is commanded by the Commandant NZCF, Lieutenant Colonel Grant Morris (NZ Army) alongside the Assistant Commandant,
Wing Commander Bruce Sinclair (NZCF). Overall it is directed by Lieutenant General Tim Keating, Chief of Defence Force.