List of Operational Service under the Burial and Cremation Act 1964

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List of Operational Service under the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 as of 6 June 2018.

Deployment or locationDates of Service
First World War (worldwide, including New Zealand) 4/8/1914 to 31/8/1921
Second World War (worldwide, including New Zealand) 3/9/1939 to 31/12/1947             
Occupation of Japan 8/1945 to 3/1949
The Malayan Emergency 18/6/1948 to 31/7/1960             
The Berlin Airlift 1/9/1948 to 11/8/1949
Service in Korea 23/8/1950 to 27/7/1957             
The United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)              1/1/1952 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations India-Pakistan Observation Mission (UNIPOM) 1/1/1952 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) based in Israel 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Yemen Observer Mission (UNYOM) 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL) 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The United Nations Operation in the Congo (UNOC) 1/7/1954 to 31/3/1974
The First United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF I) on the Sinai Peninsula 1/1/1956 to 31/12/1957             
Suez Crisis 29/10/1956 to 5/11/1956
Operation Grapple
  • Malden Island
15/5/1957 to 25/6/1957             
Operation Grapple
  • Christmas Island
  • 8/11/1957 to 16/11/1957
  • 28/4/1958 to 24/9/1958
Operation Grapple
  • within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Malden Island
  • 15/5/1957
  • 31/5/1957
  • 19/6/1957
Operation Grapple
  • within 281 kilometres of surface zero at Christmas Island
  • 8/11/1957
  • 28/4/1958
  • 22/8/1958
  • 2/9/1958
  • 11/9/1958
  • 23/9/1958
The Thai/Malay Border 31/7/1960 to mid-June 1964
Operation Scorpion 1962 to 1971
Special Logistic Aid Thailand programme 1962 to 1971
Operation Crown 1962 to 1971
Thailand Feeder Road project 1962 to 1971
Service in Viet Nam 29/5/1964 to 31/12/1972
Service in Viet Nam as part of 41 Squadron, RNZAF 1/01/1973 to 21/04/1975
The Indonesian Confrontation
  • Singapore
  • Malay Peninsula
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Singapore Strait
  • Malacca Strait
17/8/1964 to 11/8/1966             

The Indonesian Confrontation

  • Borneo
1/2/1965 to 11/8/1966
Observed French nuclear tests at Mururoa Atoll 22/7/1973 and 28/7/1973
The Second United Nations Emergency Force II (UNEF II) on the Sinai Peninsula 1/10/1973 to 31/12/1979
Service with the United Nations in Syria 1/1/1974 to the present
Service with the United Nations in South Lebanon 1/1/1978 to the present
Sevice at the New Zealand Embassy, Moscow, in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, later the Russian Federation 1/08/1978 to 31/07/1992
The Commonwealth Monitoring Force (Operation Midford) in Rhodesia 23/12/1979 to 5/3/1980             
Sinai 25/4/1982 to 30/11/2004
Operation Armilla 21/6/1982 to 20/9/1983             
The United Nations Iran-Iraq Military Observer Group (UNIIMOG) 1/7/1988 to 28/2/1991
United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) in Namibia 1/4/1989 to 31/3/1990
The Gulf Conflict 18/12/1990 to 13/4/1991
The United Nations Mine Clearing Training Team (UNMCTT) in Pakistan and Afghanistan 1/4/1989 to 31/12/1991             
Operation Big Talk 29/7/1990 to 5/8/1990
The United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) in Iraq 1/6/1991 to 17/12/1999             
The United Nations Verifications Missions in Angola II (UNAVEM II) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The United Nations Verifications Missions in Angola III (UNAVEM III) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The United Nations Observer Mission in Angola (MONUA) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The National Institute for the Removal of Obstacles and Explosive Ordnance in Angola (INAROEE) 1/7/1991 to 30/6/1999
The United Nations Advance Mission in Cambodia (UNAMIC) 1/10/1991 to 31/3/1992             
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) in Cambodia 1/12/1991 to 30/4/2005             
The Mine Clearance Training Unit (MCTU) in Cambodia 1/12/1991 to 30/4/2005             
The United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) 1/2/1992 to 30/9/1993
United Nations Preventive Deployment Force (UNPREDEP) 31/3/1992 to current
United Nations Confidence Restoration Operation (UNCRO) 31/3/1992 to current
The United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in the former Yugoslavia 23/3/1992 to the present
Mozambique Accelerated Demining Programme (MADP) 1/12/1992 to 30/6/1995             
United Nations Operations in Mozambique (ONUMOZ) 1/12/1992 to 30/6/1995             
The United Nations Operations in Somalia I (UNOSOM I) 1/1/1993 to 31/3/1995
The United Nations Operations in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) 1/1/1993 to 31/3/1995
The United Task Force (UNITAF) in Somalia 1/1/1993 to 31/3/1995
United Nations Military Liaison Team (UNMLT) in Cambodia 1/11/1993 to 31/5/1994             
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Rwanda Mission 1/7/1994 to 30/9/1994
The South Pacific Peacekeeping Force (SPPKF) in Bougainville 1/9/1994 to 31/10/1994             
The United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) 19/9/1994 to 31/3/1995             
Multinational Interception Force 1/8/1995 to 31/11/1999             
Operation Coracle 1/7/1997 to 31/7/1997
Laos National Unexploded Ordnance Programme 1/7/1997 to 2003
The Truce Monitoring Group (TMG) in Bougainville 1/10/1997 to 30/4/1998             
United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission - Korea 1998 to current
Coalition Joint Task Force - Kuwait 1998 to 2000
The Peace Monitoring Group (PMG) in Bougainville 1/5/1998 to 30/6/2003
The tsunami in Papua New Guinea 1/7/1998 to 31/7/1998
The United Nations Observers’ Mission in Sierra Leone (UNOMSIL) 11/8/1998 to 31/10/1999
The United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) 1/11/1999 to the present
Kosovo Force (KFOR) 1/1/2002 to 31/12/2002             
KOSMED in Kosovo 1/1/1999 to 31/12/1999             
Kosovo Aid (KOSAID) 1 May 1999 to 31 May 1999 1/5/1999 to 31/5/1999
United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) 10/6/1999 to current
Service in East Timor 30/8/1999 to the present
Solomon Islands 1/1/2000 to 31/12/2002             
Afghanistan 1/12/2001 to the present
Iraq
  • 1/11/2002 to 31/3/2003
  • 1/5/2003 to 30/9/2004
  • 1/1/2005 to 31/10/2013
  • 4/11/2014 to the present
Gulf of Oman 1/3/2003 to 31/7/2003
United Arab Emirates 1/3/2003 to 30/9/2008
Arabian Sea
  • 1/3/2003 to 31/7/2003
  • 1/4/2004 to 31/8/2004
  • 1/5/2008 to 31/8/2008
Bahrain
  • 1/3/2003 to 31/8/2004
  • 1/5/2008 to 31/8/2008
  • Gulf of Aden
  • Red Sea
  • States in the Horn of Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen
1/4/2004 to 31/8/2004
Persian Gulf 1/5/2008 to 31/8/2008
Service with the United Nations in the State of Israel 30/6/2003 to 27/11/2008
Kyrgyz Republic 1/8/2003 to 30/9/2003
Operation Teal – Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates 1/8/2004 to 28/2/2005
Service on the Sinai Peninsula 1/12/2004 to the present
Operation Sumatra Assist in Indonesia 27/12/2004 to 28/2/2005
The United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) 17/9/2005 to 9/7/2011
Service in South Sudan 9/7/2011 to the present
Service in the Republic of Mali 1/03/2018 to the present

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  • List of Operational Service under the Burial and Cremation Act 1964