Related Rule
New Zealand
Practice Relating to Rule 24. Removal of Civilians and Civilian Objects from the Vicinity of Military Objectives
New Zealand’s Military Manual (1992) states: “The Parties to the conflict shall, to the maximum extent feasible, endeavour to remove the civilian population, individual civilians and civilian objects under their control from the vicinity of military objectives.” 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 519(1)(a).