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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 2, No. 15. July 26, 1939

God Defend New Zealand

God Defend New Zealand

"If they" (the Maoris) "had been better instructed in the facts of history they would have understood how impossible it was to stay the progress of civilisation; that the only way left to savage nations of escaping the doom of extinction and living in enjoyment is by floating with the current instead of battling against It, as they did when feelings of jealousy at the success of the Anglo-Saxon in the tillage of his own land caused tehtribes to combine to check our progress."

—"The Defenders of N.Z."

A short biography of colonists who distinguished themselves in upholding His Majesty's supremacy in these Islands.

Moreover, the picture has Miss Bergner playing the roles of twin sisters, so that from a strictly accurate point of view the film gives the audience two Bergners for the price of one.

—"Evening Post."