Kōrero: Fijians

New Zealand involvement in Fiji’s politics (1 o 2)

New Zealand involvement in Fiji’s politics

In 1920 British authorities in Fiji requested New Zealand’s help in restoring order during a strike and riots by Indian labourers and sugar cane farmers. Prime Minister William Massey responded by sending 60 soldiers (pictured) as members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C383

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Jacqueline Leckie, 'Fijians - First waves of immigration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/773/new-zealand-involvement-in-fijis-politics (accessed 16 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Jacqueline Leckie, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015