Kōrero: First World War

Massey announcing declaration of war

Prime Minister William Massey (with the white moustache), supported by other politicians, stands on the steps of Parliament Buildings on the occasion of the declaration of war with Germany, in August 1914. The leader of the opposition Liberal Party, Joseph Ward, is on the right with the black moustache.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/2-045239-G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian McGibbon, 'First World War - Origins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/34103/massey-announcing-declaration-of-war (accessed 7 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012