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Embossed postcard of the flag of the United Tribes of New Zealand, the first flag of New Zealand, used until the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. 
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Neuseeland-Nouvelle-Zélande
New Zealand (German and French)
Reverse:
Logo: HGZ & Co. No. 11658. Dép.

Embossed postcard of the flag of the United Tribes of New Zealand, the first flag of New Zealand, used until the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840.

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Neuseeland-Nouvelle-Zélande



New Zealand (German and French)



Reverse:

Logo: HGZ & Co. No. 11658. Dép.

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The first nation to grant all women the right to vote, New Zealand became the independent Dominion of New Zealand in 1907 within the British Empire

With troops from Australia, into the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps or ANZACs.

Samoa was a German protectorate from 1900 to its seizure by troops from the New Zealand Expeditionary Force on August 29, 1914. It had no defensive force other than a Samoan police force.

Transported to Egypt where they defended the Suez Canal, ANZAC forces played a large role in the Gallipoli invasion, landing at Gaba Tepe - Anzac Cove. The ANZACs, clinging to cliffs beneath the Turkish defenders, suffered heavy losses. Keith Murdoch, an Australian journalist, played a large part in bringing the disaster to the attention of the British public and government.

After the evacuation of Gallipoli, the ANZACs were deployed to Salonica, Palestine, and the Western Front.

The New Zealand Division arrived in France in May, 1916, and deployed to the Somme sector. On September 14, 1916, launching an attack from Longueval, the New Zealand Division captured the village of Flers.

New Zealand is a country.

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Statistics for New Zealand (1)

Type Statistic
Population 1,021,066