By David V. Williams
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While New Zealand’s major minister William Massey joined different heads of British Empire international locations in signing the 1919 Treaty of Versailles to finish global struggle I and sign up for the League of countries, he didn't regard the act as a assertion of independence. to the contrary, whereas Canadian and South African leaders observed club within the league as a ceremony of passage in the direction of larger autonomy, New Zealand’s chief considered it as an unwelcome burden and a possible hazard to the British Empire.
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A Simple Nullity?: The Wi Parata Case in New Zealand Law and History by David V. Williams