27 Mar 2012

NZ troops head to Solomons in latest rotation

2:41 pm on 27 March 2012

The latest rotation of New Zealand troops to support the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands is due to depart on Wednesday.

The 42 soldiers will work alongside the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, RAMSI's Participating Police Force and soldiers from Australia, Tonga and Papua New Guinea to maintain security and stability.

The deployment is for 4 months.