NZDF

Afghanistan

NZ PRT: Bamyan

The twenty first and final rotation of NZDF personnel in the New Zealand Provincial Reconstruction Team (NZPRT) left Afghanistan in April 2013. The focus for the final rotation was on continuing to mentor and train Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), and prepare Bamyan for NZDF's withdrawal. 

Map of Afghanistan

Map of Afghanistan

Support Element: Middle East

Five NZDF personnel are in the Middle East to provide a support mechanism for NZDF force elements deployed to Afghanistan and to assist co-located coalition partners.

Afghan National Army Officer Academy

There are eight NZDF personnel working as mentors and support personnel at the Afghan National Army Officer Academy in Kabul.

On patrol in North East Bamyian with Kiwi Team One, performing both mounted and dismounted patrols

The NZ PRT Bamyan is tasked with maintaining security in Bamyan Province. It does this by conducting frequent presence patrols throughout the province. The PRT also supports the provincial and local government by providing advice and assistance to the Provincial Governor, the Afghan National Police and district sub-governors. Thirdly the NZ PRT identifies, prepares and provides project managemen

On patrol in North East Bamyian with Kiwi Team One, performing both mounted and dismounted patrols.

What KT1 describe as a "typical day at the office". (WN-08-0042-25).

What KT1 describe as a "typical day at the office". (WN-08-0042-25).

This page was last reviewed on 26 August 2014, and is current.