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FNCers Kidnapped In Gaza: New Zealand Sends Diplomats To Jerusalem

The media in New Zealand is keeping a very close watch on the kidnapping of cameraman Olaf Wiig and correspondent Steve Centanni.

“Olaf’s New Zealand passport and the man that he is are the two single greatest assets he has,” Wiig’s wife Anita McNaught tells the Manawatu Standard. The paper reports that NZ “diplomatic staff in Cairo, Egypt, and Ankara, Turkey, had been sent to Jerusalem to work with Palestinian and British authorities to secure the men’s release.”

spoke to his brother Sven just last week. “He had just arrived in Gaza and was enjoying being back in Gaza — he’d been there several times and really liked the place, the people — and being away from Jerusalem,” Sven tells the NZ Herald.

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