The latest members of New Zealand's Defence Force and police contingent have arrived in Honiara after days of unrest in the Solomons capital.
They are part of a regional peacekeeping force that also includes teams from Australia, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.
Two flights landed in Honiara yesterday afternoon from Ōhakea and Auckland Air Force bases.
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They have been sent in response to a request for support from the Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.
The Air Force Boeing 757 and a Hercules transported Defence Force and police personnel, vehicles and other equipment.