KOREAN WAR FACTS
New Zealand had a military involvement in Korea from 1950 to 1957, first as part of the United Nations police action to repel North Korea’s invasion of its southern neighbour, and then in a garrison role after the armistice in July 1953
4700 New Zealanders served as part of the New Zealand contingent – Kayforce – under UN Command
1300 served on the frigates during the war and for a period after the Armistice from 1953 to 1957
33 New Zealanders were killed during the war.