Supporting the war effort

Page 6 – Further information

This web feature is based on material written by Tim Shoebridge, Linda Jeffrey and Gavin McLean and produced by the NZHistory team. The section on the Queen Elisabeth Medal was researched and written by Louise Weston, Imelda Bargas and Sarah Burgess.



  • Anne Else (ed.), Women together: a history of women’s organisations in New Zealand Ngā rōpū wāhine o te motu, Historical Branch, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1993
  • Damien Fenton, New Zealand and the First World War 1914-1918, Penguin, Auckland, 2013
  • Charlotte Macdonald, Merimeri Penfold and Bridget Williams (eds), The book of New Zealand women Ko kui ma te kaupapa, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1991
  • Ian McGibbon (ed.), The Oxford companion to New Zealand military history, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 2000
  • Melanie Nolan, Breadwinning: New Zealand women and the state, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2000
  • Margaret Tennant, The fabric of welfare: voluntary organisations, government and welfare in New Zealand, 1840-2005, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 2007
  • Jane Tolerton, ‘The Unofficial Lifesaver’, NZ Listener, 23 August 2014, pp. 28–32
  • L.O.H. Tripp, ‘War Relief and Patriotic Societies’, in Lt H.T.B. Drew (ed.),The war effort of New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs, Auckland, 1923
How to cite this page

'Further information', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 8-Nov-2017