Two images courtesy of the New Zealand Defence force….
On duty New Years Day – Sergeant Steve Knapton – with No. 3 Squadron - takes in the view while on an aerial
reconnaissance mission on New Years Day.
The dawn of the new Millennium touches the world’s newest Nation East Timor. Kiwi Soldiers celebrate the moment on an
impressive statue of Jesus Christ that dominates the harbour in Dili.
Alastair Thompson is the co-founder of Scoop. He is of Scottish and Irish extraction and from Wellington, New Zealand. Alastair has 24 years experience in the
media, at the Dominion, National Business Review, North & South magazine, Straight Furrow newspaper and online since 1997. He is the winner of several journalism awards for business and investigative work.