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  1. Video for Self-isolation wait nearly over for NZ defence force personnel back from Iraq
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    Self-isolation wait nearly over for NZ defence force personnel back from Iraq

    A group of NZ defence force personnel, who have been in self-isolation at the Royal New Zealand Air Force Base at Whenuapai since returning from Iraq, are looking forward to returning home to their families.

  2. Video for ANZAC's build giant plastic house in Iraq for Christmas
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    ANZAC's build giant plastic house in Iraq for Christmas

    Task Group Taji, the ANZAC contingent had the strangest Christmas for their Iraqi trainees. Using huge, lego-like plastic bricks, TG Taji built a life-size training whare, to help the Iraqi Security Forces refine their urban warfare skills. CPT Jonty Hooson, TG Taji IX says, "The bigger rewarding thing than that would be, to see everyone using it to upskill their ability in urban operations. "The hardest part in building the Urban Training Facility, which is a bit like lego, is building the floor, but once we got the foundation sorted, building up, was quite a breeze."

  3. Video for Ngāti Tūmatauenga heeds the call of duty at Christmastime
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    Ngāti Tūmatauenga heeds the call of duty at Christmastime

    As Aotearoa spends Christmas with their loved ones, 150 New Zealand Defence Force personnel are serving aborad. Forty-five of those soldiers are currently deployed to Iraq, more than 15,000 kilometers away from Aotearoa. We spoke to three Māori soldiers based in Camp Taji. Even through Christmas Ngāti Tūmatauenga continues with its mission to protect freedom across the globe.

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    105 New Zealand soldiers return from Iraq

    105 New Zealand soldiers who returned from a six month deployment to Iraq last night say they are happy to be home and see their families.

  5. Video for Native Affairs - NZ Troops to Iraq
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    Native Affairs- NZ Troops to Iraq

    Last week it was reported that the first of 140 New Zealand Military personal were sent to Iraq alongside a number of their Australian counterparts.

  6. Video for Govt criticised for lack of details regarding deployment of troops to Iraq
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    Govt criticised for lack of details regarding deployment of troops to Iraq

    The Government has come under fire from opposition parties for not revealing more details around the deployment of NZ troops to Iraq in the fight against ISIS.

  7. Video for New Zealand troops on first stage of deployment to Iraq
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    New Zealand troops on first stage of deployment to Iraq

    New Zealand troops have left the country on the first stage of their deployment to Iraq, stationed at a military base camp in Brisbane. 

  8. Video for John Key confirms deployment to Iraq
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    John Key confirms deployment to Iraq

    Prime Minister John Key confirmed today that up to 106 New Zealand Defence personnel will be sent to Iraq to train local security forces.

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    Māori MP has concerns about NZ troops being sent to Iraq

    A Māori opposition MP has concerns regarding Prime Minister John Key’s decision to send NZ troops to Iraq.

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