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New Zealand military personnel at a checkpoint, Dili, East Timor, 2006 (1st of 3)

New Zealand military personnel at a checkpoint, Dili, East Timor, 2006

New Zealand armed forces were first deployed to East Timor in 1999. These soldiers are checking people for weapons at a security checkpoint in Dili, the capital of East Timor.

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Jim Rolfe, 'Armed forces - Partnerships and international deployments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/35732/new-zealand-military-personnel-at-a-checkpoint-dili-east-timor-2006 (accessed 24 October 2017)

Story by Jim Rolfe, published 20 Jun 2012