Related Rule
New Zealand
Practice Relating to Rule 128. Release and Return of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Section F. Responsibility for safe return
New Zealand’s Military Manual (1992) provides that, in both international and non-international armed conflicts, the detaining authority is obliged to take such steps as are necessary to ensure the safety of released detainees. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 1814.
The manual also provides that prisoners of war are to be fed and provided with sufficient provisions if released. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 919.