Story: The New Zealanders

New Zealand at the Dardanelles

New Zealand at the Dardanelles

Despite the nationalism during the years of the First World War, New Zealanders still thought of themselves as essentially British. In this image from Auckland’s Weekly News, illustrating an article about New Zealand soldiers fighting in the Gallipoli campaign, New Zealand was represented as a young British lion.

Using this item

Private collection, Jock Phillips

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - Empire’s loyal sons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/1965/new-zealand-at-the-dardanelles (accessed 29 May 2020)

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