Kōrero: The New Zealanders

Children welcome the Prince of Wales

Children welcome the Prince of Wales

Despite the independent nationalism encouraged by the First World War, during the 1920s New Zealanders remained very proud of their British heritage. Thousands of schoolchildren filled the grounds of Parliament to greet the Prince of Wales during his visit in 1920. There were even people on the roof of the Artcraft Theatre on Molesworth Street.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - ‘Where Britain goes, we go’', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1967/children-welcome-the-prince-of-wales (accessed 27 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 20 May 2015