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Great War Stories 3 - HMS New Zealand

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2016

We distant sons desire to stand in any peril beside the lion mother of our race, and to the upmost of our resources prove to her, and to the world, how dear to us is Britain's name and greatness.
– Prime Minister Sir Joseph Ward on why New Zealand should fund the battleship
The vessel was decommissioned and sold for scrap in 1923. New Zealand did not finish paying for it until 1944.
– Website NZ History on the fate of battleship the HMS New Zealand