Territorial Force Swaps Trenching Tools For Shovels
TERRITORIAL FORCE SWAPS TRENCHING TOOLS FOR
Territorial soldiers from across the North Island
have arrived in Christchurch today to contribute their
muscle to the clean up process already underway in the
The 80 soldiers from the four North Island
Territorial units will swap their trenching tools for larger
shovels and wheelbarrows as they work with residents to
clear sediment from streets and properties.
They will be
adding to the 164 South Island Territorial soldiers already
at Burnham who have changed their civilian clothes for a
uniform and are assisting with the CBD cordon and
“There has already been a lot of great work
done by various groups and we are looking forward to being
able to lend a hand in anyway we can,” says Major Lance
Nicholas, Territorial Force Liaison Officer.
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