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NZ units in South Africa 1899-1902

Page 7 – Further information

This web feature was originally written by Ian McGibbon and John Crawford and produced by the team. In 2011 it was revised by Simon Daisley.



  • John Crawford and Ellen Ellis, To fight for the empire: an illustrated history of New Zealand and the South African War, 1899-1902, Reed, Auckland, 1999
  • John Crawford and Ian McGibbon (eds), One flag, one Queen, one tongue: New Zealand, the British Empire and the South African War, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2003
  • Mike Dwight, Walter Callaway: a Maori warrior of the Boer War, Print House, Hamilton, 2010
  • Ellen Ellis, Teachers for South Africa: New Zealand women at the South African War concentration camps, Hanorah Books, Paekākāriki, 2010
  • Kingsley Field, Soldier boy: a young New Zealander writes home from the Boer War, New Holland Publishers, Auckland, 2007
  • John Laband, The Transvaal Rebellion: The First Boer War 1880-1881, Pearson Education, Auckland, 2005
  • Ian McGibbon (ed.), The Oxford companion to New Zealand military history, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 2000
  • Ian McGibbon, The path to Gallipoli: defending New Zealand 1840-1915, GP Books, Wellington, 1991
  • Gavin McLean and Ian McGibbon with Kynan Gentry (eds), The Penguin book of New Zealanders at war, Penguin Books, North Shore, 2009
  • Martin Meredith, Diamonds, gold and war: the making of South Africa, Simon & Schuster, London, 2007
  • Richard Stowers, Kiwi versus Boer: The First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, Print House, Hamilton, 1992

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