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New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan: on patrol (1st of 3)

New Zealand soldiers in Afghanistan: on patrol

Soldiers of New Zealand's Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) on patrol in the northern region of Bamyan province, Afghanistan, July 2009. New Zealand sent military forces to Afghanistan in 2001. The 122-person PRT was deployed in Bamyan from 2003 to 2013 on six-month rotations. One of its primary roles was to work with the Afghan National Police and local authorities to maintain security.

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Lance Beath, 'Terrorism and counter-terrorism - New Zealand in the ‘War on Terror’', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

Story by Lance Beath, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Sep 2021