A belief that there was a 'New Zealand way' of peacekeeping developed in the 1990s and 2000s. A central part of it was a determined effort to work alongside local people and the use of Māori protocol. Here, New Zealand peacekeepers on Bougainville perform a haka (traditional dance).
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP-Defence-NZ Army, Bougainville-01
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