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Date: 2007Dutch film-makers make a film about the 16 young Dutch women who arrived in Christchurch in 1953 to marry their New Zealand fiancés. Dubbed the Bride Flight,...From: Christchurch City Libraries
Date: 22 April 2011By: Cooke, MichelleThe Auckland War Memorial Museum is mounting an exhibition on war brides, featuring 60 of the circa 3,700 women who settled in NZ from overseas after World W...From: Auckland Libraries
By: Bioletti, HarryDescribes the interaction of New Zealanders and US troops stationed in New Zealand during World War Two. There were also US Army and US Marine Corps units in...From: Auckland Libraries
By: Bioletti, HarryApproximately 1400 New Zealand women married US servicemen and went to America as war brides. Description of US military attitude to the war brides, their tr...From: Auckland Libraries
Date: 15 November 1988Mrs Joyce Ezell is a New Zealand war bride who was in the 1st group of 44 New Zealand women to leave NZ during World War Two to join their American serviceme...From: Auckland Libraries
Date: 29 November 1945By: Wishart, JeanContemporary discussion of the experiences of several New Zealand women who went to America as World War 2 war brides. Based on their letters home to NZ. Par...From: Auckland Libraries
Date: 18 November 2010By: Rooney, EdwardBrief article on former Rodney District councillor and Waitemata District Health Board member Jill Jeffs, pictured with a photograph of herself in a group of...From: Auckland Libraries
Date: 2009By: Croot, James.Riet Groeneveld (now Mrs Peter Wynands) flew to Christchurch in 1953 on KLM plane which competed in London-Christchurch Air Race, to marry her New Zealand fi...From: Christchurch City Libraries
Date: 2009By: Croot, James.Interview with Marieke van de Pol, who wrote the script for Bride Flight, a film about the Dutch war brides who came to New Zealand on the KLM plane which co...From: Christchurch City Libraries
Date: 2013Riet Groeneveld (now Mrs Peter Wynands) flew to Christchurch in 1953 on KLM plane which competed in London-Christchurch Air Race, to marry her New Zealand fi...From: Christchurch City Libraries
Date: 17 Apr 2011From: Sunday star times,By: Wall, Tony, INNZNAProfiles the expatriate Englishwoman who married the RNZAF flying ace and Rangiora resident in 1945. Describes the difficult circumstances by which she and 400 war brides arrived in NZ, and the lack of government support for returning soldiers and war brides. Informs that her stories and those of...
Date: 7 Jan 2012From: Otago daily times,By: Somerville, Philip, 1956-, INNZNAPays tribute to the late Otago Polytechnic Italian language tutor and translator. Describes her arrival in NZ in 1946 as a war bride-to-be, and describes the story of her romance with the late Gordon Johnston.