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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.

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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - Empire’s loyal sons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

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