Story: Australia and New Zealand

New Zealand and Australian peacekeepers (5th of 5)

New Zealand and Australian peacekeepers

As in the past, Aussie and Kiwi soldiers served together, this time in Bougainville as part of a multinational Peace Monitoring Group. Here in May 2000 Private Kent Strout of the Australian Army and Sergeant Dean Kahu of the New Zealand Army enjoy reading Phantom comics.

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Australian War Memorial
Reference: P03518.023
Photograph by Poppy Wenham

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Philippa Mein Smith, 'Australia and New Zealand - Defence and security', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 June 2023)

Story by Philippa Mein Smith, published 20 Jun 2012