Kōrero: Veterans’ assistance

Veterans of Japanese POW camps

New Zealand veterans held in Japanese prisoner-of-war (POW) camps in the Second World War had to wait many years for government compensation. By the time compensation was agreed to, a large number of eligible veterans had died. This clip from a 2002 television news item shows men who received the compensation, and one of those who did not – Jim MacIntosh, represented by his widow Joan. 

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

TVNZ Television New Zealand

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Veterans’ assistance - War pensions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/31960/veterans-of-japanese-pow-camps (accessed 19 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012