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The 1918 influenza pandemic

Page 11 – Further information

This web feature was written by Imelda Bargas and produced by the team. We are grateful to Geoffrey Rice for his assistance, and to Karen Cameron for information about the pandemic in Samoa.



  • Geoffrey Rice, Black November: the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2005. Find out more about this publication on the CUP website. (See also: e-book version)
  • Geoff Rice, Black Flu 1918: the story of New Zealand’s worst public health disaster, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2017 – aimed at a younger audience

How to cite this page

Further information, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated