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Maoris [sic] in the Military

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of handwritten notes and newspaper clippings. Most of the articles focus on ensuring that Maori Battalion experiences are given attention when discussing New Zealand’s involvement in WWII. Some attention paid to the Maori attitude towards war in general and references to Tu Matauenga (god of war) are noted. Some demographics included in the handwritten notes. Publication date range is 1945-2008. Subject matter date range is 1910-2008.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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