Lord Guthrie joined the British Army in 1959, when Britain’s influence was shrinking around the world, and he left in 2001 when that influence was once again expanding. Throughout his career he has served in Aden, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Kenya, Germany, UK and the New Hebrides.
As a senior officer, he was General Officer Commanding 1st British Corps when the Soviet Union collapsed and the Cold War ended. Subsequently, he was instrumental in bringing Eastern European countries into NATO as part of Partnership for Peace. When Chief of the General Staff He was closely involved in the Northern Ireland peace process, as well as being responsible for the British Army’s involvement in the UN and NATO operations in Bosnia, and as Chief of the Defence Staff he oversaw Britain’s military role in the wars in Kosovo and Sierra Leone. He oversaw the modernization of the Army following the Cold War years and shaped the way the Army operated, updating doctrine from the plains of North Germany and the streets of Northern Ireland to the conflicts in the Balkans and Sierra Leone. He retired from the Army as Chief of Defence Staff in 2001, before the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Standard Delivery Fees
Delivery – From just $4.50 per shipment
Delivery starts out at just $4.50 per shipment. As the size and weight of shipments increase, so does the freight price. To ensure every customer pays a fair price for delivery, an exact shipping price will be displayed to you in the checkout based on the size and weight of the products in your order and your delivery address.
If your order contains a mix of in stock and out of stock products, you will be presented with a choice in the Checkout to have your order sent in multiple shipments (so in stock items ship as soon as they're ready), or all items together in a single shipment (to save money). Using a single shipment will mean in stock items are held back until out of stock items are ready. e.g.
The following delivery options are presented in the Checkout as optional upgrades for your order.
NZ Post Courier / Express Tonight Delivery – $5.60-$19.50 per shipment
If you live in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington or Christchurch and in a qualifying inner-city suburb, Mighty Ape can deliver in-stock products between 6pm – 9pm on the same day your order is dispatched.
Signature Required – $2.50 per shipment
If you don’t want NZ Post Courier to leave your parcel unattended please select the signature required option. This is especially recommended for high-value items. Neither Courier Post nor Mighty Ape are liable for parcels that are stolen, damaged or lost after an item has been delivered.
Rural Delivery – $3.50 per shipment
If you live at a rural address you must select the Rural Delivery option in the Checkout for your item to be delivered. Unfortunately, we must charge this additional fee because rural delivery operators are subcontracted by NZ Post Courier to deliver your parcel from the nearest Post Office. NZ Post Courier on-charge this fee to Mighty Ape.
Saturday Delivery – $4.50 per shipment
If you order an “In Stock at Mighty Ape” item on Friday before the cut off time you will have the option to select Saturday Delivery. Please note Saturday Delivery is not available in all areas.
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