Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
291 — The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Governor-General of New Zealand
The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Governor-General of New Zealand
Your telegram of 14 January (No. 290). The financial arrangements applicable in the case of the units in question have received consideration. As the units are being provided at the specific request of the United Kingdom Government it is suggested that the arrangements should be as follows:
That the New Zealand Government bear the cost of pay, pensions, dependants' and field allowances, officers' mess allowances, the cost of transport to this country or France and back to New Zealand at the end of the war, and of the initial personal equipment.page 215
That the United Kingdom Government bear all other expenses connected with the equipment, work, or maintenance of the units.
Transportation and Forestry units were provided by the Canadian Government on these terms during the last war.