Related Rule
New Zealand
Practice Relating to Rule 127. Respect for Convictions and Religious Practices of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
New Zealand’s Military Manual (1992) provides: “Prisoners of war are to receive spiritual attention, if possible from chaplains attached to their own forces or of their own nationality.” 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 924(1).
The manual further points out: “Internees shall enjoy complete freedom to practise their own religion.” 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 1123(3).
The manual specifies: “Premises for the holding of religious services must be made available.” 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 1123(4).
With respect to non-international armed conflicts, the manual stresses that detainees “must be allowed to practise their religion and to receive spiritual assistance from those performing religions functions”. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 1814(2).