INDEPENDENT NEWS

NZ First Regrets East Timor Tragedy

Published: Tue 25 Jul 2000 12:59 AM
New Zealand First has expressed regret at the death of Private Leonard Manning in East Timor and has offered condolences to his family and fellow serving soldiers.
Defence spokesperson, Ron Mark, said that Private Manning was typical of the many young New Zealanders trying to bring peace to a troubled nation.
“He knew full well the dangers he faced but like all soldiers saw it as his duty to serve in East Timor.
“My heart goes out to his family and his colleagues in their time of sorrow,’ said Ron Mark.
Contact Ron Mark: 04 470 6693

Next in New Zealand politics

Resolution for Canterbury owners of on-sold homes
By: New Zealand Government
First urban growth partnership signed
By: New Zealand Government
Secondary principals to vote on industrial action
By: Post Primary Teachers' Association
Update: Serious incident, Gore
By: New Zealand Police
Accused mosque shooter's letter posted to 4chan
By: RNZ
National’s Campaign Chair Announced
By: New Zealand National Party
Historic abuse survivors can speak freely
By: New Zealand Government
Sexual Violence Court reduces lead-up times and trauma
By: Chief District Court Judge
New prospects for owners of Canterbury on-sold property
By: Earthquake Commission
Growing Hamilton isn’t a choice, it’s a responsibility
By: Hamilton City Council
Police collision with motorcycle following pursuit in Chch
By: Independent Police Conduct Authority
Police accept IPCA report into Christchurch motorcycle crash
By: New Zealand Police
Trial of Christchurch mosque attack accused may be delayed
By: RNZ
Fourth court hearing for accused mosque gunman
By: RNZ
Teen pleads guilty to possessing mosque shoooting video
By: RNZ
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media