Some 1000 kiwi lives are on the line as Foreign minister Nanaia Mahuta embarks on the highest stakes leg of her first international tour, to secure safe passage for nationals, visa holders and translators trapped in Afghanistan, as the security situation in the war-torn country worsens.
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What do I know of Afghanistan? Very little, like most people. But I do know how a child that’s grown up under the shadow of war in Afghanistan is feeling today - Rituraj Sapkota, 34, is a Nepali national who lived through the civil war between Maoist rebels and government forces in Nepal from 1996 - 2005. He is a documentary filmmaker who now works as a videographer in the press gallery for Māori Television.
Only six Defence Force staff still serving there
New Zealand troops have left the country on the first stage of their deployment to Iraq, stationed at a military base camp in Brisbane.