AFGHANISTAN CLAIMS 10 NEW ZEALAND SOLDIERS
* Corporal Luke Tamatea, 31, Lance Corporal Jacinda Baker, 26, and Private Richard Harris, 21, are killed by a roadside bomb on Sunday
* Lance Corporals Rory Malone and Pralli Durrer are killed in an ambush in northeast Bamyan Province on August 5
* Corporal Douglas Hughes, 26, dies in April this year in an incident at Romero base in Bamyan
* SAS Lance Corporal Leon Smith, 33, killed in September 2011 during an operation in Wardak province
* SAS Corporal Doug Grant, 41, killed in August 2011 during a Taliban attack in Kabul
* Private Kirifi Mila, 27, killed in February 2011 when the Humvee he was in rolled down a 30m cliff in Bamyan
* Lieutenant Tim O'Donnell killed in August 2010, when his convoy was ambushed in Bamyan
The government announced in May that New Zealand's mission in Afghanistan would end one year earlier than planned, in late 2013. On Monday the government said it had been considering bringing that forward to early 2013. The SAS has already withdrawn.
* Figures released in August show that during the past five years the war on terror in Afghanistan has cost New Zealand $185 million.