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Scoop Images: More Mark Burton Timor Postcards

Published: Fri 4 Feb 2000 11:03 AM
Defence Minister Mark Burton is rapidly becoming the most photographed Kiwi in East Timor. More pictures of the Minister’s February 2nd and 3rd tour of the new island state courtesy of the New Zealand Defence Force. The following pictures show Mr Burton's visit to the NZ infantry regiment stationed at Suai.
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Private Vaughan Scrivener (from Whangarei) discusses his weapons with Defence Minister Mark Burton – photo :LAC Nancy Cox
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Sapper Gus McGregor (from Kurow) shows Mr Burton a portable sawmill – photo LAC Nancy Cox
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Mark Burton inspects and infrared detection device while visiting 1 Royal NZ Infantry Regiment in Suai near the West Timor border – photo LAC Nancy Cox
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Mark Burton and Secretary of Defence Graeme Fortune aboard a RNZAF Iroquois flying over typical lowland forest while touring the area controlled by NZ forces near Suai – photo NZDF
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