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'Plucky deeds of the New Zealanders'

'Plucky deeds of the New Zealanders'

War was a powerful experience through which New Zealanders defined themselves. Some 6,000 men served in the South African War and earned a reputation as adaptable and courageous. Sketches such as this by W. A. Bowring reinforced the impression.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Weekly Press, January 1908.

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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - A man’s country', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 20 May 2015