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“This documentary pays tribute to the New Zealand peacekeepers from 1999 to 2002. Follows them through their mission from their first days in East Timor right through to the impact of their presence in the Cova Lima district and Suai. The New Zealand battalion, alongside Fijian, Irish, Nepalese and Singaporean Armed Forces personnel, served to provide security for the people of East Timor as they set out to build a new nation.” (Prime Publicity)

Interviewed: General Peter Cosgrove, Ewen Gilmour, Andrew “Radar” Lumsden, Xanana Gusmao, Kevin Burnett, Colonel Martin Drainsfield, Mike King, Sqdn. Leader Mike Lefebvre, Sqdn. Leader Russell Mardon, Colonel Bowen, Lt. Colonel Martin Neale, Air Marshall Bruce Ferguson, Lt. Colonel Dean Brigent.

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Year 2003

Reference number F57350

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:48:00

Production company On Sight Productions

Credits Producer: Russell Pickersgill-Brown
Presenter: Ewen Gilmour
Presenter: Andrew Lumsden
Camera: Roeloff Van Der Merwe
Camera: Russell Pickersgill-Brown
Director: Russell Pickersgill-Brown
Editor: Russell Pickersgill-Brown

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