A New Zealand soldier has died in a non-combat incident in Jordan.

The New Zealand Defence Force said that the unnamed soldier was a national liaison officer at coalition headquarters in the Middle Eastern country.

In a statement, the NZDF said there were no suspicious circumstances related to the death.

The soldier's family had been informed and had asked that the person's name not be released.

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The NZDF said it was offering support to the deceased soldier's family.

It said that it had a number of liaison officers at headquarters around the world.