Story: Self-government and independence

Triumphal poster

Triumphal poster

This poster celebrates the Allied victory in the First World War. It includes the flags of the four British dominions – Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa – all of which then sported the British ensign. Although the war ended in November 1918, the peace was not settled until June 1919 when the Treaty of Versailles was signed.

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How to cite this page:

W. David McIntyre, 'Self-government and independence - Political independence', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by W. David McIntyre, published 20 Jun 2012