There are many significant contributions New Zealand made to foster the efforts of its British counterparts in Europe and the Middle East. This includes sending thousands of soldiers to fight in the war. The numbers included many young men, especially green ones, who had never left the country. The experiences these men faced changed them and their families forever.
In this article, we will explore the history of New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War. You will learn the history of its decision to join the war and the experiences of soldiers on the front lines. We will also examine the social and economic impact of the war on New Zealand, and how the war has been remembered and memorialized in the years since.