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War in the Pacific

Page 7 – Further information

This web feature was written by Megan Hutching and Ian McGibbon and produced by the team.


New Zealand's official war histories, originally produced through the War History Branch of the Department of Internal Affairs, are all available online at the Electronic Text Centre. Relevant volumes for the Pacific War include:

See also:


  • John Crawford, New Zealand's Pacific Frontline: Guadalcanal-Solomon Islands Campaign 1942-45, Wellington, New Zealand Defence Force, 1992
  • Megan Hutching (ed), Against the Rising Sun: New Zealanders Remember the Pacific War, Auckland, HarperCollins, 2006
  • Ian McGibbon, New Zealand and the Second World War: The People, the Battles and the Legacy, Auckland, Hodder Moa Beckett, 2004
  • Matthew Wright, Pacific War: New Zealand and Japan 1941-45, Auckland, Reed, 2003

How to cite this page

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