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Armistice Day

Page 8 – Further information

This web feature was written by Imelda Bargas and produced by the team. It builds on an earlier feature written by Jamie Mackay. 


  • Papers Past (National Library of New Zealand). This website contains digitised newspapers from 1918 which give a range of contemporary accounts of the armistice celebrations.
  • Remembrance Day (Wikipedia)

Books and articles

  • Nicholas Best, The greatest day in history: how the war really ended, Phoenix, London, 2008
  • Christopher Pugsley, ‘New Zealand: the heroes lie in France’, in Hugh Cecil and Peter Liddle (eds), At the eleventh hour: reflections, hope and anxieties at the closing of the Great War, 1918, Leo Cooper, South Yorkshire, 1998
  • G.W. Rice, Black November: the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand, revised edn, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2005

How to cite this page

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