Story: Governors and governors-general

Great War Stories: Lady Liverpool (3rd of 4)

Despite being described in 1913 by a Colonial Office mandarin as ‘distinctly ordinary, though by no means alarming’, Lady Liverpool threw herself into supporting the war effort. She presided over the Lady Liverpool’s Fund and authorised two fund-raising books, including Her Excellency’s knitting book. Watch this Great War Story about her war work.

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Gavin McLean, 'Governors and governors-general - Community duties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 28 Sep 2016