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Peacekeeping in former Yugoslavia: New Zealand soldiers building a house in Bosnia (3rd of 5)

Peacekeeping in former Yugoslavia: New Zealand soldiers building a house in Bosnia

The work undertaken by the New Zealand contingent in Bosnia, in former Yugoslavia, included negotiating agreements, developing landmine awareness programmes, helping restore services to bombed areas and building construction. Sapper Allan Collett (left) and Lance Corporal Lyall Mooney are shown here with Blaz Stipic outside the new house the New Zealanders had built him after his home was destroyed.

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Reference: John Crawford, In the field for peace: New Zealand’s contribution to international peace-support operations, 1950-1995. Wellington: New Zealand Defence Force, 1996, p. 64

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David Capie, 'Peacekeeping - Peacekeeping in the 1990s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/36086/peacekeeping-in-former-yugoslavia-new-zealand-soldiers-building-a-house-in-bosnia (accessed 21 October 2018)

Story by David Capie, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 10 Jun 2015