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Photo Essay: Scoop.co.nz In Honiara April '06

Photo Essay: Scoop.co.nz In Honiara April '06


Images By Jason Dorday
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April 2006 saw a contingent of New Zealand military and police urgently deployed for service in the Solomon Islands following a hugely damaging riot in downtown Honiara sparked by dissatisfaction with the election result. Scoop reporter Yasmine Ryan and photographer Jason Dorday went along. For extensive coverage from the assignment see… Full Coverage – Scoop In The Solomon Islands April 2006

The following photo essay shows some behind the scenes views of the Scoop assignment in Honiara.


New Zealand combat troops kept perimeters around VIP's at all times.


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Parliament. A large media pool meets the MP's as they enter parliament in Honiara.


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Parliament. A large media pool meets the MP's as they enter parliament in Honiara.


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Parliament. A large media pool meets the MP's as they enter parliament in Honiara.


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Parliament. A large media pool meets the MP's as they enter parliament in Honiara.


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Scoop reporter Yasmine Ryan talks to locals after the resignation of the Prime minister.


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Large crowds raced through the streets of Honiara celebrating the resignation of Prime Minister for a week Snyder Rini.


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Scoop Photographer Jason Dorday in the remains of Chinatown, Honiara.


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Chinatown,Honiara. The entire area was razed beyond recognition. Local people salvage what they can from the burnt out remains.


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Colourful taxi rides, no meters, but very cheap.


New Zealand combat troops on a mobile patrol through Chinatown.


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Leaving Honiara.

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