Story: Kiwis overseas

Stonehenge, England

Stonehenge, England

These New Zealand officers are on leave from duty during the First World War. War took many young New Zealanders overseas for the first time. If they were lucky enough to survive, it opened their eyes to the wider British empire and the opportunities it offered to them as British citizens.

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Carl Walrond, 'Kiwis overseas - A nation of migrants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 17 Sep 2014